A Place in the Sun has today launched a new detailed buying guide to France, which will give you all the information you need about investing in a French property.
The guide, brought to you in association with Hargreaves Lansdown, is available to download for free and features advice on the buying process (including making an offer, your legal position and the role of a notaire), details of the French property market, and the most common types of property you will encounter on your search, from run down Chateux to new build apartments.
There are also practical tips on what it is actually like to live in France and how to go about securing a mortgage and the necessary finance to make your overseas dream a reality.
And if you're unsure about which area of France would make the ideal location for your new French home, you can make use of the mini-guides to some of the most popular French buying destinations including Languedoc Roussillon, the French Alps, Paris, Normandy and Brittany, alongside some of the less discovered corners of the country.
To download the guide click here