Monthly Archives: June 2013

NEWS FROM FRANCE – HOLLANDE ANNOUNCES CAPITAL GAINS TAX RELIEF ON FRENCH PROPERTY SALES

President Francois Hollande has announced a change in the capital gains tax system on second home sales to provide more fluidity in the French property market. The taper relief system is to be changed so that from 2014 the required … Continue reading

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How to reduce the price of your French Property Purchase

Use a foreign exchange company for your transfers! NB rates change constantly so an exact quote is needed at the time. 1. ¬†Example below from UK sterling for a property in France at 500,000 Euros. Foreign exchange company: rate at … Continue reading

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American Pioneers on the French Riviera – The Great Gatsby!

  Did you know that the Americans were the first visitors to the region who indulged in what we now call a summer holiday? Whilst it’s true that the British had long since discovered the region, they had taken to … Continue reading

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English Spoken Here!

Here on the French Riviera there is a long history of English-speaking visitors and for my clients planning to buy, rent or just enjoy a holiday in this beautiful region, the language is not going to be a barrier. A … Continue reading

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