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French teacher Carol has been dreaming of retiring to France for years, but her husband Stephen thinks they should play it safe and move to Cornwall.
Wherever they buy, they need room to park their beloved motorhome, Harry.
Steven and Carol Thompson from Cumbria are looking for that perfect home to spend the rest of their retirement but can’t decide where to go.
As Carol is approaching 70 she wants to make that now or never decision and relocate to the Languedoc region in the south of France, where as cautious Steven wishes to move to pretty Cornwall to avoid any inheritance issues.
With a budget of £210,000 and Harry the motor-home to consider, will it be home or away?
After the Costa Blanca, the Dordogne is our most popular area for property searches. Why?
The fall in the pound against the euro is not putting off British investors...
As it is announced that David Beckham is about to sign a deal with Paris St Germain, we look at what they might be able to buy in Paris
When buying a property in France, as with anywhere, you should make sure you factor in fees and charges that you will need to pay at the point of purchase into your budget. You need to be aware of when these monies are due so that you have the necessary funds, in the right currency, available in plenty of time...
Moving abroad always requires forward planning, but retiring overseas raises its own specific issues. Property writer Cheryl Markosky provides some pointers.
“I’ve been searching for a renovation project in France for some years, and now the Languedoc is top of my list.” A Place in the Sun’s Laura Hamilton reports from filming in south-west France
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