How to make a noise complaint in France
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How to make a noise complaint in France

So many people dream of living in France, so when you get the opportunity, you don't want inconsiderate neighbours or loud construction works to ruin the experience. Here's what you can do if you're being disturbed by excessive noise.

EXPLAINED: How to access France’s €20k property renovation grants
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EXPLAINED: How to access France’s €20k property renovation grants

A beginner’s guide to renting property in France
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A beginner’s guide to renting property in France

Airbnb clamps down on unregistered Paris rentals as €8 million fine imposed by courts

Airbnb clamps down on unregistered Paris rentals as €8 million fine imposed by courts

Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law
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Wills, estates and notaires – what you need to know about French inheritance law

‘Parisians, go home’: South west France fumes over rush for coastal property

‘Parisians, go home’: South west France fumes over rush for coastal property

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

France ends extended ‘winter truce’ on evictions

REVEALED: The richest towns in the Paris region

REVEALED: The richest towns in the Paris region

Record numbers of rural property sales as French flee to the countryside

Record numbers of rural property sales as French flee to the countryside

EXPLAINED: Do you have to pay duty if you bring furniture from the UK to France?

EXPLAINED: Do you have to pay duty if you bring furniture from the UK to France?

France to bring in new environmental rules on log burners and open fires

France to bring in new environmental rules on log burners and open fires

Nine things to expect when renting an apartment in France
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Nine things to expect when renting an apartment in France

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier

How France is making renting property (a bit) easier

The ‘unwanted’ French properties with falling prices
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The ‘unwanted’ French properties with falling prices

Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?
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Reader question: Can second-home owners in France claim tax rebates for 2020?

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult

Why getting a mortgage in France is about to get more difficult

Six things to think about before buying a house in France

Six things to think about before buying a house in France

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city

Banlieue boom: Suburbs’ property prices soar as Parisians continue to flee the city

The real cost of buying a house in France

The real cost of buying a house in France

How to calculate notaire fees when buying French property
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How to calculate notaire fees when buying French property

Paris loses title as world’s most popular city among millionaires

Paris loses title as world’s most popular city among millionaires

French bank lays out tougher mortgage requirements for Brits buying second homes

French bank lays out tougher mortgage requirements for Brits buying second homes

French cities apply for rent controls to counter skyrocketing prices

French cities apply for rent controls to counter skyrocketing prices

French property: ‘We’ve seen a real rise in British buyers looking for lockdown retreats’

French property: ‘We’ve seen a real rise in British buyers looking for lockdown retreats’

Rent or buy? What you need to know about France’s changing property market
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Rent or buy? What you need to know about France’s changing property market

Are Parisians really fleeing to the countryside since lockdown?

Are Parisians really fleeing to the countryside since lockdown?

What’s happening to house prices in France amid the coronavirus crisis?

What’s happening to house prices in France amid the coronavirus crisis?

What international students should know before apartment hunting in Paris

What international students should know before apartment hunting in Paris

The hassle-free housing solution for international residents in Europe
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The hassle-free housing solution for international residents in Europe

France offers grants of up to €300 to help pay rent or mortgages this summer

France offers grants of up to €300 to help pay rent or mortgages this summer

Will I be able to move to France this year?

Will I be able to move to France this year?

France builds more new homes than any other European country

France builds more new homes than any other European country

REVEALED: The cheapest towns in France to buy or rent a home
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REVEALED: The cheapest towns in France to buy or rent a home

Anger at €945,000 price tag for 30 square metre Paris studio

Anger at €945,000 price tag for 30 square metre Paris studio

The post Brexit Day property boom in France
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The post Brexit Day property boom in France

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’

Living in France: ‘Beware the offers of new heating system installation – they are not all they seem’

Almost half of all property rental adverts in Paris are illegal, says new study

Almost half of all property rental adverts in Paris are illegal, says new study

Banlieue boom: No, Paris suburbs are not all deprived and crime-ridden

Banlieue boom: No, Paris suburbs are not all deprived and crime-ridden

Five things to know about renting out your holiday home in France
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Five things to know about renting out your holiday home in France

Property prices in French cities continue to soar

Property prices in French cities continue to soar

Why France’s second home market is booming – despite Brexit
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Why France’s second home market is booming – despite Brexit

Second home or main address? French property tax rules explained
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Second home or main address? French property tax rules explained

The ever-growing hidden cost that French property buyers need to know about

The ever-growing hidden cost that French property buyers need to know about

Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

From barns to chateaux: Ten properties to renovate you can buy in France

From barns to chateaux: Ten properties to renovate you can buy in France

Property prices in Paris break through the €10,000 per square metre barrier

Property prices in Paris break through the €10,000 per square metre barrier

Taxe foncière: What exactly is the French property tax and do I have to pay it?
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Taxe foncière: What exactly is the French property tax and do I have to pay it?

Homeowners in France hit by tax rise shock

Homeowners in France hit by tax rise shock

Four million homes across France at risk of damage from droughts

Four million homes across France at risk of damage from droughts

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre

What you need to know before going to a French recycling centre

What you need to know about extra rent controls for 28 French towns

What you need to know about extra rent controls for 28 French towns

VIDEO: The 16th-century French chateau – with its own perfume garden – on sale for €3 million

VIDEO: The 16th-century French chateau – with its own perfume garden – on sale for €3 million

REVEALED: Where in France house prices are climbing the fastest

REVEALED: Where in France house prices are climbing the fastest

MAP: The places in France with a termite problem (and why that’s important)

MAP: The places in France with a termite problem (and why that’s important)

Ten of the best properties in France you can buy for less than €100k (with one at just €26k)
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Ten of the best properties in France you can buy for less than €100k (with one at just €26k)

IN PICTURES: The five places in France with the highest percentage of second homes
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IN PICTURES: The five places in France with the highest percentage of second homes

New tax laws create hidden costs for second home owners in France
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New tax laws create hidden costs for second home owners in France

Soaring Paris property prices widen gap between rich and poor

Soaring Paris property prices widen gap between rich and poor

EXPLAINED: The real role of a notaire when buying a house in France
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EXPLAINED: The real role of a notaire when buying a house in France

From taxes to toilets: All you need to know about renovating a house in France
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From taxes to toilets: All you need to know about renovating a house in France

Where in France will a countryside home cost you the most?

Where in France will a countryside home cost you the most?

Your chance to buy iconic French ‘bubble houses’ – but hurry!

Your chance to buy iconic French ‘bubble houses’ – but hurry!

How a new pricing website could ‘warm up’ the sluggish French property market

How a new pricing website could ‘warm up’ the sluggish French property market

What is a SIRET number and why is it crucial when hiring French tradesmen?
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What is a SIRET number and why is it crucial when hiring French tradesmen?

Why buying a house in France could be set to be a lot more transparent

Why buying a house in France could be set to be a lot more transparent

Double your budget and make friends with the mayor – top tips on French renovations
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Double your budget and make friends with the mayor – top tips on French renovations

The French region that will pay you €5,000 to buy a home there

The French region that will pay you €5,000 to buy a home there

Paris average rent tops €1,000 – and that’s just for a studio apartment

Paris average rent tops €1,000 – and that’s just for a studio apartment

Have Paris property prices smashed the €10k per square metre barrier?

Have Paris property prices smashed the €10k per square metre barrier?

Paris property prices soar to highest levels ever

Paris property prices soar to highest levels ever

Property prices: The cheapest areas of France to move to

Property prices: The cheapest areas of France to move to

Record Paris apartment price paid by tycoon fleeing Brexit London

Record Paris apartment price paid by tycoon fleeing Brexit London

What can you rent for a budget of €600 a month in cities across France?

What can you rent for a budget of €600 a month in cities across France?

‘Brexit won’t happen’: Why not all Brits in France are panicking about the future

‘Brexit won’t happen’: Why not all Brits in France are panicking about the future

How Brexit has made a Paris suburb the most expensive place to buy property in France

How Brexit has made a Paris suburb the most expensive place to buy property in France

French Property of the Week: Charming stone house with outbuildings in the Brittany countryside

French Property of the Week: Charming stone house with outbuildings in the Brittany countryside

French Property of the Week: A restored chateau in rural western France

French Property of the Week: A restored chateau in rural western France

French Property of the Week: Stunning stone villa with pool in Provencal village

French Property of the Week: Stunning stone villa with pool in Provencal village

French Property of the Week: Stunning lakeside stone house in south of France

French Property of the Week: Stunning lakeside stone house in south of France

French property of the week: Stunning stone house at heart of perched village in Provence

French property of the week: Stunning stone house at heart of perched village in Provence

French property of the week: Stunning stone house in the heart of Charente

French property of the week: Stunning stone house in the heart of Charente

‘Brittany is not a second home!’: Separatists lash out at property speculators

‘Brittany is not a second home!’: Separatists lash out at property speculators

Compare: Which French city is the cheapest to buy property in?

Compare: Which French city is the cheapest to buy property in?

The vital French terms you need to know when buying a house in France
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The vital French terms you need to know when buying a house in France

French property of the week: Stunning stone house at heart of historic French village

French property of the week: Stunning stone house at heart of historic French village

Stunning €1.7 million French chateau up for grabs for just €11

Stunning €1.7 million French chateau up for grabs for just €11

French property of the week: Charming farmhouse with 34 acres in the heart of France

French property of the week: Charming farmhouse with 34 acres in the heart of France

French Property of the Week: Luxury stone villa in hills above Côte d’Azur

French Property of the Week: Luxury stone villa in hills above Côte d’Azur

French Property of the Week: Charming rural retreat in picturesque Charente

French Property of the Week: Charming rural retreat in picturesque Charente

French Property of the Week: Riverside stone farmhouse in heart of la France profonde

French Property of the Week: Riverside stone farmhouse in heart of la France profonde

French property of the week: Stunning hillside house in Provence with spectacular views

French property of the week: Stunning hillside house in Provence with spectacular views

The story of France’s thriving ‘world’s first’ swingers only campsite

The story of France’s thriving ‘world’s first’ swingers only campsite

French Property of the Week: Charming gite complex in rustic Brittany

French Property of the Week: Charming gite complex in rustic Brittany

French property of the week: 18th century farmhouse with pool in the sunny south of France

French property of the week: 18th century farmhouse with pool in the sunny south of France

What you need to think about before buying that dream house in France
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What you need to think about before buying that dream house in France

French chateau where Richard the Lionheart was slain on sale for €1 million

French chateau where Richard the Lionheart was slain on sale for €1 million

French property of the week: Stunning stone farmhouse in Languedoc-Roussillon

French property of the week: Stunning stone farmhouse in Languedoc-Roussillon

French property blog: How to convert a rustic barn into your dream home

French property blog: How to convert a rustic barn into your dream home

IN PICS: The ten most expensive streets in Paris for property

IN PICS: The ten most expensive streets in Paris for property

Paris property: Apartment prices in French capital hit record high

Paris property: Apartment prices in French capital hit record high

French property of the week: Luxury houseboat with outdoor pool in Lyon

French property of the week: Luxury houseboat with outdoor pool in Lyon

French property of the week: A lakeside mini château deep in rural France

French property of the week: A lakeside mini château deep in rural France

Your chance to buy a house in France for one euro (but there’s a catch)

Your chance to buy a house in France for one euro (but there’s a catch)

French property of the week: Art Deco house on Brittany’s pink granite coast

French property of the week: Art Deco house on Brittany’s pink granite coast

Brexit and the long history of the British buying property in France

Brexit and the long history of the British buying property in France

French Property of the Week: Converted mill with stunning views over Charente river

French Property of the Week: Converted mill with stunning views over Charente river

Prices of property in Paris go through the roof (unlike the rest of France)

Prices of property in Paris go through the roof (unlike the rest of France)

French Property of the Week: Charming castle with fishing lake and pool in former Poitou-Charentes

French Property of the Week: Charming castle with fishing lake and pool in former Poitou-Charentes

Brexit helps push Paris property prices towards record levels

Brexit helps push Paris property prices towards record levels

French Property of the Week: Converted village school with a heated pool in Poitou-Charentes

French Property of the Week: Converted village school with a heated pool in Poitou-Charentes

French Property of the Week: Stunning lock house in Brittany with gîte business

French Property of the Week: Stunning lock house in Brittany with gîte business

French Property of the Week – A stone cottage among Provence’s lavender fields

French Property of the Week – A stone cottage among Provence’s lavender fields

French Property of the Week: Medieval manor in Dordogne with guest apartment

French Property of the Week: Medieval manor in Dordogne with guest apartment

French Property of the Week – ‘Amazing’ 7 bedroom house near Charente (with a pool)

French Property of the Week – ‘Amazing’ 7 bedroom house near Charente (with a pool)

Renting in Paris: Ten things you need to know about apartment hunting
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Renting in Paris: Ten things you need to know about apartment hunting

French Property of the Week – 900-year-old Knights Templar house in Dordogne (with a massive garden)

French Property of the Week – 900-year-old Knights Templar house in Dordogne (with a massive garden)

French Property of the Week – Converted school house with a pool in Limousin

French Property of the Week – Converted school house with a pool in Limousin

Five tips for dealing with real estate agents in rural France
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Five tips for dealing with real estate agents in rural France

Take a closer look at François Fillon’s manor in rural France

Take a closer look at François Fillon’s manor in rural France

Paris parking spots pricier than houses in rural France

Paris parking spots pricier than houses in rural France

So where’s better to be a homeowner, France or UK?

So where’s better to be a homeowner, France or UK?

Paris landlords still charging illegally high rents

Paris landlords still charging illegally high rents

Private mansions: The lodging of choice for celebs in Paris

Private mansions: The lodging of choice for celebs in Paris

Monaco to build six hectares of luxury flats in the sea

Monaco to build six hectares of luxury flats in the sea

Where property prices have risen most in France

Where property prices have risen most in France

‘World’s priciest home’ on sale in French Riviera for €1 billion

‘World’s priciest home’ on sale in French Riviera for €1 billion

Good news for renters: New caps to hit Paris region

Good news for renters: New caps to hit Paris region

Flat sharing in France: A very weird and wonderful world

Flat sharing in France: A very weird and wonderful world

Paris property prices gone mad? €50,000 for 3m² ‘loft’

Paris property prices gone mad? €50,000 for 3m² ‘loft’

French Riviera mega-mansion faces being bulldozed

French Riviera mega-mansion faces being bulldozed

It’s getting cheaper to rent a flat in France

It’s getting cheaper to rent a flat in France

Brits question dream move to France over Brexit fears

Brits question dream move to France over Brexit fears

Foreign buyers shun French property market

Foreign buyers shun French property market

French village’s €1 land offer sparks global frenzy

French village’s €1 land offer sparks global frenzy

€3m French fort for sale on classified ads site

€3m French fort for sale on classified ads site

Ten French manors for the price of a London flat

Ten French manors for the price of a London flat

The joys of living in an ‘expat no-go zone’

The joys of living in an ‘expat no-go zone’

Frequent mistakes made by French property buyers
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Frequent mistakes made by French property buyers

The areas of France the Brits do and don’t go

The areas of France the Brits do and don’t go

Why 2015 is the year to buy that house in France

Why 2015 is the year to buy that house in France

French property face-off: Rustic cottage vs manor

French property face-off: Rustic cottage vs manor

Property ladder now out of reach for many French

Property ladder now out of reach for many French

French towns rebel over second home tax hike

French towns rebel over second home tax hike

Property Face-off: France profonde vs the south

Property Face-off: France profonde vs the south

Airbnb users in France to pay extra tax

Airbnb users in France to pay extra tax

French property face-off: The Vendée vs Limousin

French property face-off: The Vendée vs Limousin

Foreigners snap up Paris homes as French exit

Foreigners snap up Paris homes as French exit

Riviera penthouse to be ‘world’s most expensive’

Riviera penthouse to be ‘world’s most expensive’

Frenchman fined for sub-letting flat on Airbnb

Frenchman fined for sub-letting flat on Airbnb

Corsica OKs crackdown on holiday home buying

Corsica OKs crackdown on holiday home buying

French actress Deneuve to sell €4m château

French actress Deneuve to sell €4m château

Buying French property: Ten things to think about

Buying French property: Ten things to think about

Why now is the time to buy a house in France

Why now is the time to buy a house in France

French Property Face-off: Paris versus Charente

French Property Face-off: Paris versus Charente

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera

French Property Face-off: Alps versus Riviera

French Property Face-off: Brittany vs Provence

French Property Face-off: Brittany vs Provence

The priciest shopping street in the world is…?

The priciest shopping street in the world is…?

‘Earn €4,500’ to buy a property in France

‘Earn €4,500’ to buy a property in France

Homeowners hit by jump in French property taxes

Homeowners hit by jump in French property taxes

Paris property bolstered by Middle East strife

Paris property bolstered by Middle East strife

French real estate agents report rush of British buyers ahead of Brexit

French real estate agents report rush of British buyers ahead of Brexit

Brexit: What you need to know if you’re planning on moving to France in 2020

Brexit: What you need to know if you’re planning on moving to France in 2020

Ask the experts: The pitfalls to avoid when moving to France

Ask the experts: The pitfalls to avoid when moving to France

Congo ruler resists probe into luxury French homes

Congo ruler resists probe into luxury French homes

‘Provence still has hidden corners to explore’

‘Provence still has hidden corners to explore’

Limousin – France’s ‘best-kept secret’

Limousin – France’s ‘best-kept secret’

Paris 18th: Budget prices with a bohemian vibe

Paris 18th: Budget prices with a bohemian vibe

House prices in Paris on their way down

House prices in Paris on their way down

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Number of new homes in France plummets

The scam of the €10 villas in south of France

The scam of the €10 villas in south of France

French homes are ‘most over-valued in world’

French homes are ‘most over-valued in world’

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French windfall for Hong Kong consulate

Finding a home in France

Finding a home in France

Finding a home in France

Finding a home in France