Buying a Property in France (3rd ed.)
(Cadogan Guides, USA)
Mark Igoe and John Howell
published 2009 • 5 ½”x 8 ½” • 328 pages • full-color photos • maps
ISBN 9781860114038 • paperback • $19.95 •
“A must for anyone who is considering living the dream…” –Wanderlust magazine
“Indispensable…some of the most realistic, practical advice…” –Independent on Sunday
Now fully revised and updated, this bestselling guide to buying property in France is written by local experts and packed with essential information on every step of the process: dealing with estate agents, surveys, insurance, renting for income, and building from scratch and renovation. The guide gives reassuring help with settling in and includes all the legal advice you need: on money transfer, ownership, mortgages, contracts, taxes, visas, wills, permits and fees. For a new start, a business project, a second home or a dream retirement, this book will prove indispensable.
• Provides an unrivaled wealth of expert legal and financial advice and guidance on tackling red tape
• Examines the best place to buy, from Paris to the Pyrenees
• Passes on the personal experiences of people who have already successfully bought homes in France
Mark Igoe has been writing about travel for 20 years and has been preoccupied with France for twice that. Since the phenomenal success of the first edition of this book, he has expanded both his research and his authorship on French property.
John Howell established John Howell & Co in Sheffield in 1979 and by 1997 it had become one of the largest and most respected law firms in the north of England, employing over 100 lawyers. On moving to London in 1995, John Howell has gone on to specialize in providing legal advice to clients buying a property in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal and more recently Turkey and Croatia.
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