Recommended reading on buying property, moving, living and working in France

Jos Deuling,  Saturday, 9 July 2016

Buying property in France



You’re planning to take the plunge and invest in your dream: a property and perhaps a life in France. How can you be sure to avoid mistakes? This book will take you step by step through the process by addressing all the questions you need to ask both yourself and French professionals


Are you thinking about moving to Brittany, France? Or have you already moved? If so you are probably in the same situation we were a few years ago. Swamped by conflicting advice, living on the internet trying to find the information you need, getting more and more frustrated by the day. Sound familiar?


Moving to and living in France



Are you thinking about moving to Brittany, France? Or have you already moved? If so you are probably in the same situation we were a few years ago. Swamped by conflicting advice, living on the internet trying to find the information you need, getting more and more frustrated by the day. Sound familiar?


Much more than the average 'moving guide', it contains some simple truths and a lot of humor. It's inspirational, fun and useful. A mix of practical 'how to's' and every day observations topped with some heart, soul and a little dream dust to ignite your imagination and actually make this thing happen.


"Moon Living Abroad France" is packed with essential information and must-have details on setting up daily life, including obtaining visas, arranging finances, gaining employment, choosing schools, and finding health care.


Working in France



Living and Working in France, first published in 1993 and now in its 10th edition, is the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date book available about daily life – and is essential reading for newcomers. What's it really like Living and orking in France? Not surprisingly there's a lot more to life than baguettes, berets and boules!


Gain an overview of the French system and be ready to enjoy your working life and studies in France!



House in French village
All types of French property for sale by private sellers and estate agents. Find your perfect villa, gîte, B&B, apartment or fermette in all regions of France. 
Small but surpisingly useful

Calculator I've spent a couple of days finding the most informative links on the tax system in France. I have grouped the links by topic. The links were last checked on August 7th, 2017. I have included links with a brief explanation of a topic and links with detailed information. 
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