The Perigord Property Blog
Friday, 18 September 2015 10:16

A busy month

We’re getting towards the end of the chaotic holiday season. August is usually our busiest month in terms of visits to property, as it is the time most foreign visitors come to the Dordogne and Limousin regions.
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In order to start a business in France, you must first register with the relevant organisation. For craft businesses, such as building, hairdressing, cake making etc, it is the Chambre De Metiers. For buying and selling items, it is the Chambre De Commerce.


Monday, 02 March 2015 17:59

Vide Greniers, Brocantes, Trocs....

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How exciting – you have moved or are planning to move to France. The dilemma now is, do you ‘make do’ with your existing furniture which doesn’t ‘go’ in your new house, maybe you haven’t enough furniture, or even do you want to bring furniture all the way from the UK?
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We have produce this step by step guide to help you find, view and buy a French home in our region - the Dordogne and surrounding areas. You can view it on line or your can down load it so you'll always have it to hand as a PDF file and is mobile friendly. Once downloaded it can also be printed.
Thursday, 29 January 2015 17:16

Save 1000's on your French mortgage

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Deciding to finance your dream home now could save you just shy of £50,000. A recent year on year comparison of the best rates available to non-resident purchases has seen large movements in your favour for both the interest rates for French Mortgages and the exchange rates for converting your Sterling to Euros.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 18:22

Importing your UK regsitered vehicle


Many people who move to France on a permanent basis will choose to bring their UK registered car with them and once over here it could prove tricky to sell a right hand drive car at a sensible price. Very often the owners of UK vehicles choose to keep their car running as long as economically possible.

Sunday, 06 July 2014 18:29

Animal Charity in SW France

If your an animal lover and think you may be able to offer a stable full time home to a deserving animal then why not give the Phoenix Association a call.

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 15:05

Our step by step guide book

We have produce this step by step guide to help you find, view and buy a French home in our region - the Dordogne and surrounding areas. You can view it on line or your can down load it so you'll always have it to hand as a PDF file and is mobile friendly. Once downloaded it can also be printed.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:37

Make your second home pay for itself!

Written by HomeAway.co.uk

There’s no better feeling than realising the moment when your dream of buying a holiday home becomes a reality. For a few weeks or months each year you might escape there and holiday with family and friends. But for the rest of the year? Chances are it just lies empty, while you still have to cover the costs.

Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:37

Video Guide to moving buying overseas

 

Click here for the essential Video Guide for moving overseas at Youtube for property buyers in France from BuyAssociation and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

 

This is a nice little video for those of you thinking making the move.