How to Navigate French Property Links

A guide to the main areas of the French Property Links website

Feeling Lost?

Not visited French Property Links before? Can't find what you're looking for? Use this page to find your way around.

The Main Areas of the Site...

  The main links are shown left numbered 1 to 6.

1 - French Property - the starting point for browsing property

2 - Hotspot Guides - information on regions, departments and towns

3 - French Mortgages - get the right advice on mortgages

4 - Essential Info - in depth articles on popular subjects

5 - Money Transfer -  all you need to know about transferring money to France

6 - Services - a useful list of tradesmen / services

1 - French Property

The main page when searching for property in France. You can select property by

  • Location
  • Type of property (for example if you are looking for a property with a swimming pool or a ski chalet)
  • Price/time on market
  • Property reference number
If it's property you're after then start at link 1 - "French property".

Click here for further information on the "French property" page

2 - Hotspot Guides

Do you want to know the best places to buy in France? This page gives in depth information including:

  • Which towns are the nicest places to live in?
  • How accessible are they?
  • What are houses prices like and are they going up?

France is divided into regions, which are then subdivided into departments, and then into towns. There are 22 regions and 96 departments in the whole of France. These departments are numbered. For example, Limousin is a region, and within Limousin there are three departments, the Creuse (23), the Corrèze (19), and the Haute-Vienne (87).

So if it's information on areas of France you're after then start at link 2 - "Hotspot Guides".

3 - French Mortgages

A handy area if you are wanting to know about French Euro mortgages. Specialist advice is given for both UK and non-UK clients including:

  • Sourcing French Euro mortgages
  • Leaseback mortgages
  • Mortgages for commercial ventures eg: gîtes
Use Button 3 - "French Mortgages" if you want to learn about buying your property with a French Euro mortgage.

4 - Essential Info

This page provides information about buying property in France and the French way of life:

  • Relocating to France
  • Real life in France
  • Where in France you might consider buying property
  • The purchase process
  • Recommended reading material
  • Help section explaining how to use the site
Button 4 - "Essential Info" is a great place to find out more about the subjects that interest you.

5 - Money Transfer

Find out all you need to know about transferring money to France:

  • Benefits outlined
  • Latest news on currency markets
  • Questions answered

Button 5 - "Money Transfer" directs you to where you can find help with transferring money to France, which should also help reduce your house purchase costs.

6 - Services

Use this link for a directory of selected businesses relevant to France or French Property, including:

  • Builders
  • Architects
  • Minding services
  • Removal companies
  • and many more...

And if there is a service you cannot initially find, try clicking on the "Miscellaneous" link within the directory - you never know, it might be there!

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