New guide to buying a property in France launched by

December 24, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Leading French property website,, has launched a newly expanded section on its site dedicated to buying and selling property in France.

The demand for purchasing property in France shows no sign of receding, particularly from UK buyers struggling to get their foot on the property ladder at home, buyers looking for affordable investment opportunities, and older people seeking a holiday home in the sun.

France has long been a favourite place to own a property, whether for holiday hideaway or permanent home. Itís easily accessible, the quality of life is good and the cost of living moderate, the roads are a joy to drive on and in most regions the weather is better than in the UK.

The new section on the website provides in depth articles and guides on all aspects of buying and selling in France, as well as sharing personal experiences, and providing a fully searchable database of some exquisite French properties currently for sale.

The variety of French property currently in demand is very wide ranging, so the new French property section includes details on buying everything from chateaux to farmhouses, gites, and fishing lakes. There is also information on where in France to choose to live, and what to consider when looking at renovating a French property.

In depth legal guides to exactly what to expect when buying and selling a property in France, prepared by qualified French lawyers. There are also separate guides looking in detail at the implications of French Inheritance Tax and Succession Law for UK buyers and sellers.

And for those looking to settle in France permanently, a series of articles and blogs by leading writers expose the truth behind the myths, to help readers decide if French life is for them. Some of the different aspects of French life covered on the website include working in France, rural life in France, family life, and French cultural etiquette.

The French property guide is available now at