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How to find your dream home in France from another country

How do you go about finding your dream home in France when you live in another country? From an abandoned Château with everything to do, to a cute little one-up-one-down that’s ready to move into, everybody’s vision of ‘chez nous’ is unique. For Melanie Atkins from French Connections HCB, it’s a topic that’s dear to …

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You think French tax is bad? Just wait until you have a ‘contrôle fiscal’

Nobody enjoys paying tax, but when you live in France with its generous social security, egalitarian lifestyle and sense of fairness, at least you can feel a bit better about it. Unless you are the subject of a ‘contrôle fiscal’. French tax agents have the right to enter your property, install themselves in front of …

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Getting your company vehicles registered in France

From classic cars and motorbikes to the very latest models, we handle the entire registration process for you. ​With 500 foreign vehicles successfully registered in France already, our dedicated Admin team will have your vehicle on French plates in no time. ​And if we aren’t able to register your vehicle, even for reasons outside our …

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Help finding a car in France

What drives people to bring their car to France?

Richard Hammond, founder of French Connections HCB, inherited his love of cars from his father who used to restore them for a living. No wonder Richard is sympathetic when people don’t want to leave their own vehicle behind when they move. I’m really passionate about classic cars, which comes from hanging out in my Dad’s …

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Residency, visas and healthcare made simple

Diana Nyerges, a Relocation Specialist from French Connections HCB, talks to us about the three hottest topics as the final pre-Brexit residency deadline approaches. The deadline for the pre-Brexit residency agreement is midnight on June 30, only weeks away. What happens if you miss it? Will it really make a difference? The answer is yes! …

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