Whether you’re moving to France for work, to start a business or just to enjoy the French lifestyle, you’ve probably considered buying property to live in or as an investment.
Today is October the 5th and it is Sextant’s birthday ! The story began in 2005 in London, when two Frenchmen, Matthieu Cany and Brice Bonato, wanted to promote French real estate to Anglo-Saxon clients. They then created Sextant Properties in 2005.
The winter days are looming yet what is on your mind is Christmas: celebrations and presents! It means you have less budget for holidaying too.
In 2013, Sextant launched its network of independent estate agents and it has proven to be a very successful model as they have now 85 agents registered with them, offering more than 4,000 French properties for sale.
Since 2012, many non-French residents selling or letting their French properties had to pay French social charges (15.5%) in addition to their capital gains or income taxes. This tax addition was highly criticised by the non-French residents as being discriminatory. A risk of double taxation was created on tax payers residing in a EU Member […]
From now on you must wait at least 22 years and no more than 30 to be exempt from capital gains tax in France on a secondary residence or a rental property
Are you planning to buy a holiday home in France?
Winter is gone and the sunny enchanting days are back. Perhaps the delicious idea of a lagoon-blue swimming pool in your garden
In France, the garden is often considered as deserving as much care as any other part of a property. Very much established as part of the French art of living, the garden is a warmplace to be enjoyed with family or friends. After the living room,
If you feel concerned about the impact of energy costs on your bills, and you wonder if there is something that can be done to improve the situation, then it is interesting for you to get information about the energy consumption of your accommodation.