How to create an energy efficient home in France

With the price of gas and electricity going through the roof, most people are looking at ways to make their home more energy efficient. Tempting as it is to replace everything with alternative energy sources, if you live in an old, stone house like many of us here in France, then generally . . . → Read More: How to create an energy efficient home in France

Interview: Five questions with a property finder

This is an interview I did for a magazine that might answer a few questions about using a property finder and about the Midi-Pyrenées region:

Where in the Midi-Pyrénées are you based?

I am based on the border of the Haute Garonne and the Ariège, located an hour south west . . . → Read More: Interview: Five questions with a property finder

Buying ski property in the Pyrenees

It is snowing in the ski resorts of the Pyrenees which means that, while much of Europe is facing months of grey cloud and rain, here in the foothills, we are looking forward to the blue skies of winter with snow-covered mountains on the horizon and, of course, skiing and winter sports.

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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