The Perigord Property Blog
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 18:22

Eco investment in the Dordogne

The South West of France, has for many decades been the summer holiday destination of choice for families across Europe seeking something more than just sandy beaches.Virtually the whole area is attractive hill country, full of old villages, castles, small country towns and plenty of scope for relaxing and enjoyable holidays, providing the perfect opportunity to escape from the pressures of urban life.
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.
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....

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?
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 18:34

Beginner’s’ guide to local wine

There are two products that are clear winners when it comes to price comparisons between the UK and France. Firstly, property to which this whole website is dedicated, so no more need be said, and secondly, wine.

The South West region of France, including of course Bordeaux, is world famous for its wine
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.