South West France open for business

Chateau Saint Michel

In the past, most foreigners buying a property in France were looking for either a holiday house or a property for their retirement. This has changed in the last ten years and I am seeing a younger generation of buyers including singles, couples and young families moving to this part of . . . → Read More: South West France open for business

One small step forward for expats post Brexit

This is my last post of the year about Brexit (thank goodness) but, much as I try to switch off to it, there is no doubt that it impacts hugely on our lives and on the future lives of my clients and potential clients. All of us feel that life is currently . . . → Read More: One small step forward for expats post Brexit

Ski property in the Pyrenees; the best of all worlds

It is that time of year when I suddenly start getting lots of enquiries about ski property. The moment it turns cold and photos start appearing of snow in the mountains and ski resorts, thoughts turn to skiing, winter sports, log fires, vin chaud and the idea of a ski chalet or . . . → Read More: Ski property in the Pyrenees; the best of all worlds

Le Chemin de la Liberté; the freedom route from France to Spain over the Pyrenees during the Second World War

There has been a recent television series in the UK (Channel 4) covering the escape routes from Nazi territories during the Second World War. There were a number of escape routes through France, one of the most successful of these being the Pat O’Leary Line via Toulouse and then our local town, . . . → Read More: Le Chemin de la Liberté; the freedom route from France to Spain over the Pyrenees during the Second World War