So you've decided you want to buy in France - what next?
There are lots of different things to think about and consider when you're planning to buy a property in a new country, and the process can vary from what you're used to!
Here we've put together all the resources you need to get started with your property purchase.
Finding a lawyer
Once you've decided where in France you want to buy, and what kind of property you're looking for, you'll need to find a lawyer to represent you throughout the process.
Working with an estate agent in France
You'll probably need to enlist the help of an estate agent when you start looking for a property in France, and you'll need to know how they can help you to find your dream home!
In France, purchase costs when you're buying a property are around 7% of the purchase price (less for new builds).
Costs of Ownership
When you're deciding on a property in France, you need to consider how much it'll cost you to run each year before you decide to buy.
Getting a mortgage
Do you need a mortgage for your French property purchase? Find out about the income requirements and the application process.
Building surveys aren't as common in France as they are in the UK.
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