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Buying or selling a house in France? Read our articles and advice now

Articles, tips and guidance

Read our articles, tips and advice on what you need to know when buying or selling a house in France.


Here's how a survey can help you ensure your chosen property is a good investment, reduce or avoid unexpected costs, and make the most of your budget

How to save money with a property survey


Key tips on French conventions when selling a property, how to prepare your house for sale, and how a survey can help you reach your asking price

Selling your French house: How to get the price you want


We explain French diagnostic reports, what they include, their use in the sales process, and how they can help you choose the right property in France

What is a diagnostics inspection?


Discover the common (and sometimes hidden) defects to look out for in a property, and how to cost-effectively prioritise repairs and renovations

Top 5 common and costly defects to consider when buying in France


Here's how to plan ahead to get the most from your French barn conversion and your budget, as well as avoiding common pitfalls along the way!

A beginner's guide to French barn conversions


Discover answers to the key questions we get asked most often by our clients about buying and selling French property

Frequently asked questions: our top FAQs answered

Frequently asked questions