Using a buyer’s agent in France

If you’d love to buy in France but just can’t find the right property, or you lack confidence in your French language and knowledge of the market, you need a buyer’s agent.

Building a swimming pool in Portugal

Found the perfect property in Portugal but it lacks a certain something? Like a swimming pool? Don’t worry, if you have the space and the planning permission, installing a swimming pool in your home in Portugal isn’t too difficult. Here is what you need to do.

The 10 Best Contacts for Expats in Portugal

New expats in Portugal really benefit from having a strong support network, This article discusses the key people to get in touch with to make your move easier: the ten best new friends when you move to Portugal.

Now is the time to view French ski property!

The skiers have gone home and the summer’s action sports fans are still saving up. So if you want to look at homes in the French Alps, this is a great time to do it. It helps that France’s mountain villages are looking so beautiful right now.

Why I love living in France in winter

While many of us are waiting for the springtime to head off for a viewing trip to France, some of those who have already made the break are going to miss the “off season”. British resident in France Penny Osborne is one. Penny explains why she loves living in France in winter, among her welcoming, warm-hearted French community.