Not too late to double check your French property tax

If you are lucky enough to own a property in France, or only considering one, then it is likely that you are familiar with the very topical French word: “La rentrée” – if not, well, this coincides with the end of the summer holidays.

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Is The Grass Really Greener On The Other Side (of The Channel)?

Since the world economic crisis of 2008, there had been a quintessentially British, quiet exodus of France. However, attracted by a favourable Euro/Pound exchange rate and better quality of life, numbers of British people planning a new life in France are on the up. Is life really better for Brits in France rather than in […]

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Moving to France: money-savings tips

France is a popular touristic destination for many expatriates, our country has a lot  to offer: plenty of beautiful landscapes, mild climate, cottage homes in the country sides, and regional gastronomic heritage.

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Interested in buying a shed or tree house?

If you own a French property with a big garden and strong trees you may be interested in building or buying a shed or a tree house.

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Paris property prices increased by 20% in 2010

  France’s newspaper ‘Le Monde’ published some outstanding figures referring to real estate in Paris and in its suburban areas. Paris property prices increased by 20% in 2010

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Cassoulet- a classic warming dish, perfect for the winter months

A Cassoulet is more than just a bean stew for those in the know how. Originally a peasant dish with origins dating back to the 14th century (legend has it that the citizens of Castelnaudary

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The Compagnons du Tour de France

Unrelated to the Tour de France cycliste, ‘les Companions du Tour de France’ stands for a French community of craftsmen and artisans. History says that the ‘companions’ organisation already existed

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What’s on in France – September 2010

The end of the summer sees some very exciting events taking place in France.  From food festivals to music festivals, windsurfing races to sailing regattas, there is plenty going on

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10 Sextant French Properties with “most beautiful views” in Provence Cote d’Azur

As summer is coming, Sextant French Properties has decided to make a selection of properties with the most beautiful views in South of France, Provence Alpes Cotes d’Azur commonly called PACA.

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Latest hot spots in France

Some years ago, big cities were really popular in France. But nowadays, it seems that small towns and even villages are well appreciated by the British.

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