Self-employed borrowers given a small boost

It is quite well known that, since 2008, banks in the UK and in France have made life very difficult to self employed looking to get finance to buy properties

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The rise of the refinancing rate of the ECB does not concern fixed rates

On April 7th as expected, the European Central Bank raised its main guiding rate to 1.25%. This is the end of about 2 years of stability with a low rate of 1%―and this rise is just beginning.

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New French mortgage offer at 1.25%

In order to satisfy more and more of its clients, Sextant French Mortgages has managed to negotiate a brand new mortgage product in partnership with Alfa bank:

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Opening a bank account in France has never been so easy

You are buying a French property and would like to open a French bank account but don’t know how to proceed:

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What is a garantie deplacée?

If you are a home owner in France and want to buy a property abroad, in the United Kingdom for instance, then you can do what is known as a garantie deplacée.

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French Rural Property Index Update Feb 2011

Sextant French Properties launched its own index of the evolution of the average French property’s price that show only rural properties which are bought by foreign buyers. This index is based on a database of 12.951 properties all across France. Having a global view of the situation and a more detailed

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Sextant French Mortgages – We are here to help all the way

We are very pleased to announce the launch this month of Sextant Mortgage, our dedicated in-house team of experienced French mortgage brokers. This new service is not only available to people purchasing through Sextant but also to anyone looking for a mortgage in France.

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