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The cooling-off period when buying a French ...

Feb 27, 2020
When you reserve a French property, once you have signed the reservation contract, you still have the right to canc ...
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What is a French SCI property company

Feb 20, 2020
You are wondering whether you should set up an SCI (Société Civile Immobilière), but you would like to know the adv ...
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How to calculate capital gains tax in France...

Feb 18, 2020
The key points of the capital gains in France and how it is calculated The difference between the sale price and th ...
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Going to the mountain without skiing, the ne...

Dec 28, 2019
Skiing-only is over … The ski resorts now offer holidaymakers the chance to practise multiple non-skiing acti ...
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Are holiday properties just assets for cash ...

Nov 13, 2019
The holiday property market has shifted significantly over the last ten years. Income returns are at the forefront ...
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How to apply for a French mortgage?

Sep 24, 2019
What type of French mortgage can you obtain when you are a UK or non-French resident and what you should look for? ...
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How to buy a ski property | The definitive g...

Sep 04, 2019
We have put together a free 21-page guide: How to buy a ski property | The definitive guide to cover all your quest ...
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Inspection visit and delivery of your French...

Jun 28, 2019
Just a bit of advice from our admin team at Findhomeabroad regarding taking delivery of your new ski apartment. Log ...
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The Stage Payments When Buying Off-Plan In F...

Jun 22, 2019
You need to pay the price of the property in stages, based on the construction progress. The different stages are c ...
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Buying An Off-Plan Property In France

Jun 22, 2019
The VEFA term is the abbreviation for Off-Plan Purchase in French. This means that you will buy a new property whos ...
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The VAT reclaim on your French property

Apr 24, 2019
Nowadays it is becoming increasingly common to sign a flexible rental agreement (not under the French leaseback sch ...
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British chef explains why he has a chalet in...

Apr 17, 2019
Michelin-starred chef Phil Howard is to open a new restaurant in the French ski resort of La Plagne. He explains wh ...
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How to choose the best ski resort to buy a s...

Mar 08, 2019
Since the early 2000s, at FindHomeAbroad,  we have specialised in French ski apartments for sale (and chalets), and ...
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Why Alpe d’Huez is the perfect ski res...

Feb 10, 2019
It turns out that selecting swimming trunks from a public vending machine can be quite daunting for a chap. I certa ...
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Top 10 Luxury Ski Resorts French Alps

Nov 21, 2018
An airport, 4 and 5-star hotels and residences, Michelin-starred restaurants, spas, luxury shops, high-end activiti ...
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Where to ski before anyone in French Alps th...

Oct 01, 2018
Like all autumns in the French Alps, we can ski on the Tignes and Deux Alpes glaciers. At the end of the autumn (la ...
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The match between les Arcs and La Plagne

Nov 20, 2017
Who is the winning ski resort between Les Arcs and La Plagne? With 425 km of slopes and 132 lifts between 1200 and ...
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The best kids clubs in French ski resorts

Nov 01, 2017
Having young kids doesn’t have to mean your skiing takes a back seat. Choose a ski resort with the right faci ...
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Alternative to Eurostar ski train to French ...

Oct 02, 2016
For families, getting a place on the Eurostar Ski Train to the Tarentaise region of the French Alps in peak season ...
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