Whether you want to buy a holiday home, to retire there or to move your family lock, stock and barrel, there are many things to consider carefully before you do anything. Moving is one of the most stressful events in our lives, careful planning can reduce this stress. Buying property is a major investment, even if prices are relatively low in France.
The most important question you have to ask yourself is why you want to move there and what you want to get out of that move. In the next few articles, we will consider what to look for when you are thinking about a holiday home, the all important questions to ask yourself if you are thinking about retiring to France, what to take into consideration if you are relocating there for your job and finally, living and working permanently there.
The idea of that dream home in the vineyards is wonderful; let’s make it so. I have lived and worked in France for over twenty-five years. I have known many people who have moved to France and realised it was not what they dreamt it to be. I have also got lots of friends who have made very successful moves there, let’s look at the secrets of their success.