Why use a French estate agent?

When it comes to buying property in France, trust the experienced estate agents at Town & Country Property France to deliver exceptional service and results. Contact us today to discuss your real estate goals and let us assist you in making your French property dreams a reality!

With our extensive knowledge of the French property market, we are well-equipped to provide you with accurate and up-to-date information about the buying or selling process. From understanding local regulations to identifying the best neighbourhoods and property types, our team has the expertise to guide you every step of the way.

Whether you’re in search of a charming country house, a luxurious chateau, or a holiday home with a pool, we have an extensive portfolio of properties to suit a variety of preferences and budgets. Our English-speaking estate agents work closely with you to understand your specific requirements and match you with properties that align with your needs and desires.

At our agency, we understand that each client is unique. That’s why we pride ourselves on providing personalised service tailored to your individual goals and preferences. Our English speaking estate agents take the time to listen to your requirements, answer your questions, and provide guidance based on your specific needs, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Language should never be a barrier when it comes to buying or selling property in France. Our agents are proficient in both English and French. We understand the importance of effective communication, and our multilingual capabilities enable us to cater to clients from diverse backgrounds and ensure clear and transparent transactions.

Navigating the intricacies of the real estate market in France can be daunting, especially in a foreign country. However, our agents are skilled negotiators who will work tirelessly to secure the best possible deal for you. Whether you’re a buyer looking to get the best price or a seller aiming to maximise your profits, we have your best interests at heart.

Don’t let language or unfamiliarity with the French real estate market hold you back. Contact our agency today and let our experienced estate agents in France guide you towards a successful property purcahse.


    Is property on market?

    Features

    Desired features

    French property search

    House

    €424,000 HAI

    Berneuil, Charente

    Character propertyDetachedOld stonePoolViews
    Ref: 705776
    more details
    Mill

    €339,200 HAI

    Saint-Claud, Charente

    Character propertyDetachedNo close neighboursOld stoneOutbuildingsRiver frontageViews
    Ref: 705782
    more details
    House

    €125,000 HAI

    Chalais, Charente

    Character propertyOld stoneOutbuildings
    Ref: 705780
    more details
    House

    €499,500 HAI

    Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, Dordogne

    DetachedGite(s)Old stoneOutbuildingsPoolPossible incomeViews
    Ref: 705671
    more details
    Manor House

    €795,000

    Pamiers, Ariège

    DetachedLarge grounds (1Ha+)PoolPrestigeViews
    Ref: 705778
    more details
    Chateau

    €837,400 HAI

    Lessac, Charente

    Character propertyDetachedGite(s)Good for horsesLarge grounds (1Ha+)No close neighboursOutbuildingsPoolPrestigeViews
    Ref: 705777
    more details
    House

    €206,700 HAI

    Mauprévoir, Vienne

    DetachedOutbuildingsPoolPossible income
    Ref: 705775
    more details
    Village House

    €298,000 HAI

    Bonnes, Charente

    Old stonePoolRiver frontage
    Ref: 705774
    more details
    Country House

    €520,000 HAI

    Alloue, Charente

    Character propertyDetachedGite(s)Old stoneOutbuildingsPoolPossible incomeViews
    Ref: 705773
    more details
    Country House

    €371,000 HAI

    Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Charente

    DetachedPoolViews
    Ref: 705772
    more details
    Country House

    €150,000 HAI

    Parcoul-Chenaud, Dordogne

    Character propertyDetachedPool
    Ref: 705771
    more details
    Country House

    €275,000 HAI

    Roumazieres-loubert, Charente

    Character propertyDetachedOld stoneOutbuildingsViews
    Ref: 705770
    more details

    THE FIGHT AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING AND TERRORISM

    Professionals in the real estate sector must comply with obligations of vigilance as set out within the framework of the regulations of the French financial intelligence service (TRACFIN).

    We must take measures to ensure that our clients are properly identified, and to ensure that transactions are carried out in compliance with anti-money laundering rules.

    We must collect all information relating to the purpose and nature of the operation to be carried out and all elements will allow us to have an extensive knowledge of the client.

    As such, and before signing any contractual documents, you will be asked to provide certain information as well as the documents below:

    For our buyer clients : 

    • Proof of identity 
    • Recent proof of address
    • Information regarding your income, wealth and source of funds
    • If the buyer is a company : a recent registration document and articles of association

    For our vendors : 

    • Proof of identity 
    • Recent proof of address
    • Proof of ownership
    • Latest ‘avis de taxe foncière’
    • If the vendor is a company : a recent registration document and articles of association

    We thank you for your cooperation.

    https://www.economie.gouv.fr/tracfin


    ADVICE FOR FRENCH PROPERTY BUYERS

    Are you considering buying a holiday home in France? If so, you’re not alone! France is a popular destination for tourists from around the world, and owning a property there can be an excellent investment opportunity. Here are some things to consider when buying a holiday home in France:

    Location:

    When choosing a location for your holiday home in France, consider what you want to use it for. If you plan on renting it out to tourists, you may want to choose a location that is popular with visitors. If you want a peaceful retreat for yourself, you may prefer a more secluded location.

    Budget:

    Consider your budget when looking for a holiday home in France. Prices can vary widely depending on the location, size, and amenities of the property. Keep in mind that there may be additional costs involved with owning a property in France, such as property taxes, insurance, and maintenance fees.

    Type of property:

    There are many different types of properties available for purchase in France, including apartments, villas, and cottages. Consider what type of property will best suit your needs and budget.

    Maintenance:

    Owning a holiday home in France will require regular maintenance, even if you only use it for part of the year. Consider hiring a local property manager or caretaker to help maintain the property while you’re away.

    Legal requirements:

    Make sure you understand the legal requirements involved with owning a property in France. You may need to obtain a French mortgage, register with the local authorities, and pay various fees and taxes. It’s a good idea to work with a French estate agent who is familiar with the French property market to help guide you through the process.

    The team at Euro Immobilier Chalais / Town & Country Property France have a wealth of experience when helping international clients with their French property purchase. Our knowledge and customer service are second to none, so let us help you through each stage of buying a house in France


      Is property on market?

      Features

      Desired features

      House

      €424,000 HAI

      Berneuil, Charente

      Character propertyDetachedOld stonePoolViews
      Ref: 705776
      more details
      Mill

      €339,200 HAI

      Saint-Claud, Charente

      Character propertyDetachedNo close neighboursOld stoneOutbuildingsRiver frontageViews
      Ref: 705782
      more details
      House

      €125,000 HAI

      Chalais, Charente

      Character propertyOld stoneOutbuildings
      Ref: 705780
      more details
      House

      €499,500 HAI

      Saint-Saud-Lacoussière, Dordogne

      DetachedGite(s)Old stoneOutbuildingsPoolPossible incomeViews
      Ref: 705671
      more details
      Manor House

      €795,000

      Pamiers, Ariège

      DetachedLarge grounds (1Ha+)PoolPrestigeViews
      Ref: 705778
      more details
      Chateau

      €837,400 HAI

      Lessac, Charente

      Character propertyDetachedGite(s)Good for horsesLarge grounds (1Ha+)No close neighboursOutbuildingsPoolPrestigeViews
      Ref: 705777
      more details
      House

      €206,700 HAI

      Mauprévoir, Vienne

      DetachedOutbuildingsPoolPossible income
      Ref: 705775
      more details
      Village House

      €298,000 HAI

      Bonnes, Charente

      Old stonePoolRiver frontage
      Ref: 705774
      more details
      Country House

      €520,000 HAI

      Alloue, Charente

      Character propertyDetachedGite(s)Old stoneOutbuildingsPoolPossible incomeViews
      Ref: 705773
      more details

      Get the best Euro € rate

      The French property buying process includes a contract called the "Compromis de  Vente" where the term of the sale are laid as well as the price – which will be in euros. So if you are living in the UK you will need to  convert pounds sterling in to euros so you can complete the purchase of your property in France. The same applies if you wish to change dollars to euros or other worldwide currencies.

      A Foreign exchange currency broker can offer favourable rates on these transactions and could save you a small sum which go towards a new kitchen, bathroom or swimming pool!

      If you are considering buying a French property, it is essential to understand the complexities of currency exchange rates and how they can impact your purchase. A currency broker can provide you with valuable assistance in this process, helping you to secure the best exchange rate and save money on your property purchase. 

      Here are some of the reasons why you should consider using a currency broker when buying a house in France: 

      1. Competitive exchange rates:

      A currency broker can offer you more competitive exchange rates than banks, which can save you a significant amount of money on your property purchase. They have access to a range of currency markets, which means they can offer you better rates than banks and other financial institutions.

      2. Expertise:

      Currency brokers are experts in foreign exchange, and they have a deep understanding of how the currency markets work. They can provide you with valuable insights into market trends and help you make informed decisions about when to buy or sell currency.

      3. Personalised service:

      When you work with a currency broker, you will have access to a dedicated account manager who can provide you with personalised service. They can guide you through the currency exchange process and answer any questions you may have along the way. 

      4. Flexibility:

      Currency brokers offer flexibility in terms of how you can transfer your money. You can choose to transfer your funds in a lump sum or in installments, depending on your needs and preferences.

      5. Peace of mind:

      When you work with a currency broker, you can have peace of mind knowing that your money is in safe hands. Currency brokers are regulated by financial authorities, which means they are required to adhere to strict standards and regulations.

      In conclusion, using a currency broker when buying a house in France can provide you with many benefits, including competitive exchange rates, expert advice, personalised service, flexibility, and peace of mind. With the assistance of a currency broker, you can navigate the currency exchange process with ease and confidence, allowing you to focus on finding your dream home in France.

      You should be vigilant when selecting financial services firms. 

      If you’re using a UK firm we recommend that you check they are authorised by the
      FCA (Financial Conduct Authority)
      Additional checks are also recommended.

      Complete the form below to be contacted by a handful of selected foreign exchange brokers:






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        Natural or technological risks in France

        Georisques is a term used in France to describe natural or technological risks that can occur in certain regions or areas. These risks can include earthquakes, landslides, floods, forest fires, volcanic eruptions, and industrial accidents. The French government has developed a comprehensive system to assess, manage and mitigate these risks, which is called the Georisques system.

        The Georisques system is based on a national database that identifies areas of risk across the country. The database is regularly updated to ensure that it reflects the latest scientific research and understanding of the risks. The system is managed by the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, in collaboration with other government agencies and local authorities.

        The Georisques system provides information on the level of risk in a particular area, and the measures that should be taken to mitigate the risk. This information is made available to the public through various channels, including the internet, mobile applications, and public information campaigns.

        One of the key features of the Georisques system is its focus on prevention and preparedness. The system encourages individuals and communities to take steps to reduce their risk exposure, such as by taking out insurance, preparing emergency kits, and developing evacuation plans.

        The Georisques system has been instrumental in reducing the impact of natural and technological risks in France. It has helped to improve the safety of individuals and communities, and has contributed to the country’s overall resilience to disasters.

        In conclusion, the Georisques system in France is a comprehensive and innovative approach to managing natural and technological risks. It provides valuable information to individuals and communities, and encourages them to take proactive steps to reduce their risk exposure. The Georisques system is a testament to France’s commitment to safety and sustainability, and serves as a model for other countries around the world.


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