Jun 042007
 

Many people dream of living on a French farm surrounded by land on which they can work, relax or graze animals. And despite the strong emphasis which the French put on the importance of agriculture, there are still hundreds of French farms for sale, many of which are in disrepair and need work. Ministers are said to be keen to try to recruit young farmers to take up some of these buildings including those from the UK and beyond. Farming in FranceOne of the best ways to start is contacting the Societe d’Ameagement Foncier et d’Etablissement Rural which gives information and advice on both buying a farm and the training available for those looking to use it to earn a living.There are a number of potential pitfalls associated with buying a French farm, but most of these can be overcome by getting to grips with the legal issues. Taxes, for example, can depend on family status and the type of farming project.French farm pricesPrices for farms in France can vary enormously but ones that currently receive subsidies usually go for a higher price.Breaking French Property News brought to you by 1st For French Property specialists in Dordogne property for sale. …

Our Top 10 Properties