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Inheiritance and I-pads….

October 2, 2012 by Dan Newton

Well it’s been over a year since I last posted, and I promise that I will try and post more often, but as ever, business must take precedent! I could… Read more…

The hectic life of an estate agent and copyright laws!

June 20, 2011 by Dan Newton

Hello all, Well with all businesses there are always things that don’t go as planned! Last Thursday I had clients in the morning, and then had to go up to… Read more…

Sarko stops the plans for taxing second homes

June 20, 2011 by Dan Newton

Nicolas Sarkosy has done a U turn on the plans to tax second homes!!!! Once again, the French parliament have back tracked on their plans, admittedly this time they did… Read more…

Proposed new French property tax not as expensive as some fear

June 7, 2011 by Dan Newton

Another pertinent article taken from the site by Ray Clancy on June 6, 2011 French holiday home tax fears allayed  

Public ‘Burned Out’ by Bureaucracy via French Property. Com

June 3, 2011 by Dan Newton

A VERY INTERESTING ARTICLE FROM THE FRENCH PROPERTY. COM SITE!!! At last there is a straight talking official, and I think that he should run for President!!!! Public ‘Burned Out’… Read more…

French Property sales drop, and new rental taxes!

May 12, 2011 by Dan Newton

This is a very interesting article taken form the Global Edge website…. Sales of new build properties in France fell steeply in the first three months of 2011.    

Two sides of the French Property Coin

May 3, 2011 by Dan Newton

Two sides of the French Property Coin – Paris recovery & Oversupply of Gîtes Article taken from “Overseas Property Mall” via GlobalEdge.

Market review for UK buyers in France – march 2011

March 31, 2011 by Dan Newton

This is taken from an update sent to me by Athena Mortgages “Mortgage lending through UK lenders has dried up across the board over the past 12-24 months. This has… Read more…

So what tests do I need to do to sell my property in Brittany?

March 25, 2011 by Dan Newton

The “diagnostic performance énergétique” or “DPE” THE “DPE” IS REQUIRED FOR THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY Since 1 January 2011, the energy performance diagnosis is mandatory in any listing of… Read more…

France is rising in popularity with foreign buyers

March 24, 2011 by Dan Newton

An interesting article from, which combined with this great spring weather will hopefully boost everyone’s moral! France is becoming a more popular country for overseas buyers