Alexis loved visiting France as a child and always dreamed of living there one day. Fortunately she met a man who had the same dream! So they married, then bought a beautiful 300-year-old character house in a pretty village in the Languedoc Roussillon. Alexis has been writing about France for a decade, inspiring and helping hundreds of British people to move there. She says: "Our only regret is that we did not move to France earlier! The lifestyle is tranquil, the summers are long and hot and the sun shines almost every day (or seems like it does!). We’ve made friends of many nationalities here."
If you are living in France before the UK formally leaves the EU by March 2019, then your right to live there permanently will be protected. That was the clear message from the EU as it outlined its negotiating position ahead of Brexit talks.
Sunny weather is worth more than just a nice tan. It’s good for our physical and mental health and offers the chance to live an outdoor lifestyle without resorting to an anorak! In the South of France you’re virtually guaranteed sunshine all summer (and most of the winter).
With Macron being the youngest President since Napoleon, some people over here have been getting a little nostalgic for France’s better days. One thing we have to thank Napoleon for is its strong regulatory instinct. France is a well regulated country and each month several new laws are passed. Some of these affect those who are considering buying property here.