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French Real Estate Glossary

ANCIEN: older building APPARTEMENT: apartment ASCENSEUR: elevator/lift ASSEMBLÉE DES COPROPRIÉTAIRES: general meeting of owners BALCON: balcony BUANDERIE: laundry room BONNE DISTRIBUTION: well laid-out floor plan BOX: parking BUREAU: study/office CARACTÈRE: character, something unusual… CARRELAGE: ceramic… Read more

Need to know: Financing in France

The answer is a straightforward yes, and no strings attached. This is so true that foreign real estate companies buy French real estate every time the market plunges. The second question that comes up is… Read more

Need to know: La Loi Alur

As of 27 March 2014, the Alur Law has been passed by the French government. Below is a summary of the changes to the legislation that may affect building and home owners. Charges: For lease… Read more

Mortgage application – documents required by a French bank

It can be quite hard to understand the cautious approach of French banks and their completely different attitude to borrowing and lending than in other countries. When applying for a mortgage, here are the documents… Read more

Need to know: Inheritance laws

When you purchase a property in France, French inheritance laws apply to that property. These laws, which are very different from the Separate Estates laws in other countries, can have an impact on the use… Read more

Luxury Paris Property Report Q1 2014

The European economy is experiencing a long cycle of economic crisis. Government approval of a number of policies and tax measures have an impact on French and international investors, both psychologically and in terms of… Read more

Need to know: Buying a house as a group

CAN A NUMBER OF PEOPLE BUY A HOME TOGETHER ? French homes may be purchased on an individual or on a collective basis. However, if you intend to buy a home collectively, all buyers will… Read more

Need to know: Insurance

Make sure that you are properly insured while living in France, where personal insurance is a legal requirement for a number of cases. The French insurance market offers a wide choice of companies and policies… Read more

Little Jaffna – métro La Chapelle

Image: Flickr In “Little Jaffna“, around metros Gare du Nord, La Chapelle, and Louis Blanc, you’ll find shops selling handmade Saris (Saree Palace, 182 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis), cheap and cheerful supermarkets, jewellery shops, Indian… Read more

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