First for French Property Blog

Oct 132017
Lower Normandy – Basse Normandie

Lower Normandy, or Basse Normandie, covers almost 18,000 km² of land and has a population of around 1.5 million. It has three departments: Manche, Calvados and Orne, and in fact lies west of Upper Normandy, bordering Brittany to the south-west and the Loire to the south. Normandy’s economy is heavily based on agriculture, including livestock, […]

Jul 042017
Working In France

If you’ve got your heart set on moving to France, but aren’t ready to retire yet, you’ll need to think about your experience and qualifications and the kind of work that might be open to you there. How complicated it might be to get a job in France in the post-Brexit world remains to be […]

Jun 122017
Learning French

LEARNING THE LANGUAGE Once you’ve made the decision to buy property in France, whether you want it as a holiday home or are planning to move to France permanently, one of the many things on your ‘to do’ list will surely be to learn French. As hard as that might seem, it’s so very necessary. […]