Looking after your septic tank in France
Tips on using a septic tanks in France – Fosse septic
Septic tanks in France take all the grey water from the kitchen and bathroom, as well as sewage from the lavatory. The main thing to remember about the system is that it is a living organism, so you have to be very careful about cleaning products that you might use.
Looking after the tank
Make sure you use only toilet paper and cleaning products that specifically say 'sans danger pour fosses septiques' on the packet. Septic.... more >>
Cheap property for sale in France
Property prices in France have always been a lot cheaper than in the UK, but gone are the days when you could purchase cheap a little holiday home in France for 15,000 euros. The price for a reasonable starter holiday home is around 50,000 to 100,000 euros now, which is still far cheaper than in the UK.
There are some cheaper properties, but many of these require a lot of work and money spent on them. If for example it needs roof work or rewiring then you might be better spending a little.... more >>
Le Bon Coin in English
Leboncoin is a very popular website in French for buying and selling items in France, from cars to properties. However, most of the adverts are in French so here on French Classified you can add similar adverts in English (or and French) as we mainly target English speaking ex-pats in France, although we are attracting more French advertisers to our website.
Obviously we do not have the vast audience that Leboncoin.fr has attracted since it started in 2006 as they mainly attract a French speaking.... more >>
Free French Property Advertising
You can advertise your French property for FREE on our French property website, which covers every region of France.
From a farmhouse in Brittany to a flat in Paris, you can advertise any French property for free on our website
If you are a private seller of property in France, then you can easily add your property for sale in our classified section. Just register on our site and create your free French property advert. You will have a whole page to create a private advert and there is an.... more >>
Adding French properties for sale on French Classified
Adverts will only be made live once checked by us.
FREE Classified advert - Register on the site then click on post advert tab. Create your free advert no website links or pictures allowed.
Paid classified advert £10 or 10€ per year – As above but add your photo and website link. Click on advertise with us tab and pay, (You do not need a paypal account, as there is an option to just pay with a debit or credit card)
Main Property advertising section £25.... more >>
Legal side of Buying a property in France
Property for sale in France on French Classified
Once you have found your dream property in France you then make an offer through the agent or directly to the private seller.
If the the vendor accepts your offer
You have sign a ‘Proposition d'Achat' showing the vendor that you are a serious buyer and authorising a ‘compromis de vente' to be drawn up.
You supply the agent or Notaire with the following documents – birth certificate, marriage certificate,.... more >>
Free French Advertising
If you have a property to sell in France or a gite to rent out, then we can offer you a free classified advert on French Classified.
You can also advertise for free any household items, cars, boats, cycles, pets or any item that you have for sale in France. You can advertise in one or any region of France, buy using the drop down menu when creating your Free French ads.
For French businesses we have free French business directories, or you can upgrade to a paid advert from just.... more >>
Free French Classified ads
French Classified offers many sections where you can post Free French classified adverts or be added to one of our many free French business directories.
Just email us with your French business details and we will add you to one of our directories. If you can supply a link back to our website then we will add a link to yours in your listing.
We also offer free personal ads for France in our private classified ads section, just register on our website and create your advert. All adverts must be.... more >>
Glossary of French property terms translated into English
French property terms translated into English
Here is another link that might come in useful as it is a translation of French mechanical terms
Property translation terms by My French House French property and services portal.
In Need Of Renovation
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Advertise your French Property for just 10€
We are offering a special deal for January February 2013 you can add your property to our main French Property section for just 10€ and it stays there until it is sold.
Our main property section has a full search facility and we promote all properties to over 1000 twitter followers and on our property blog.
You can add a full description and up to six photos of your property for sale in France.
We are also offering a deal for rental properties in our main section. - FREE 12 months trial advert.... more >>
The French Property Market for 2013 - Selling your French Property
French property News Jan 2013
About 650,000 properties were sold in France in 2012, slightly down on 2010 and 2011 although above 2009. Price dropped by 1 to 2% as many vendors slightly reduced their asking prices, which seems the key to getting more viewings. International purchasers seen to have a larger budget and the average price paid for a property from international buyers was around €265,000. French buyers are still struggling to get mortgages approved as French banks.... more >>
French Property Swaps
French Classified Property news
Swap your French Property for one in the UK or anywhere in the world
You can swap your Spanish, Portuguese or French property for one in the UK or any destination that you choose
Swapping your property with another property holder is becoming more popular as French property owners are looking for alternatives to selling their property outright. A property swap might not be the ideal solution, but if you are thinking of moving from France back to the UK or any.... more >>
Property for sale in France by owners
Buy French property for sale direct for the owners, or chose one of our French estate agent to find your perfect property for sale in France.
Are you looking for a house for sale in Brittany, an Apartment for sale in Nice or a farmhouse in the Dordogne, a nice restored watermill or a gite complex?
We have many properties for sale across France on French Classified and a search facility in our French property section.
We have all types of French properties advertised both from private sellers.... more >>
Free listing for French holiday properties & gites
Would you like to list your French holiday property or gite for FREE on French Classified?
You can advertise your French Gite FREE for 12 months in our French holiday property rental secton, or just 10€ to add a website link. See our advertising rates HERE
You can add the full details about your property and up to 6 photos of your French holiday gite.
Just register on French Classified then click on the the add property tab, and make sure you click on RENTAL not sales. If you go for.... more >>
How can you helpyourself sell your French Property?
Selling your Property in France
The first thing is to clear any clutter before you take photo's, tidy up the garden even in winter, first impressions really count. Make sure your French property is competitively priced, compare other properties on the market. Do not forget that it is still a buyers market, so potential buyers will also be comparing prices.
If you have anything appealing about your property, then mention it in your description. Close to shops, near a fishing lake,.... more >>
Free Listings for all French registered businesses
Add your French registered business for FREE in any business category directory on French Classified.
For tradesmen and builders directories please CLICK HERE
You must be registered business or tradesman in France. Here is all the directories on French Classified
As this is a new service we will add more directories as we receive new listings. We also appreciate a link back from your website
You can upgrade to a members advert for 30€ a year or a commercial advert for.... more >>
Classified Advertising in France
Classified Advertising in France
Classified Advertising in France
If you want to do something you need a great authority in this field if you are not the one yourself. How do you find someone to do work for you in France? No matter what kind of specialist you could be in need of; a gardener, a builder, a decorator; a plumber or you may simply want to find a good restaurant or bar in the area, classified advertising will be just exactly what is needed. It arranges endless lists.... more >>
French to tax foreign second-home owners
Francois Hollande announces French tax grab on holiday homes
British owners of holiday homes in France are to be hit with punitive tax rises under plans announced by the new Socialist government.
Full detail HERE
BBC Story French to tax foreign second-home owners
The proposal now needs to be ratified by Parliament at the end of July 2012. The UK treasury immediately announced that they would be studying the proposals and will challenge any which breaches.... more >>
Free classified advertising for France
Free personal classified advertising for English speakers in France, however you are welcome to also add your adverts in French. We also offer free advertising for French builders and tradesmen in our French builders directories along with free personal and property ads for France in our classified section.
You can advertise cars, motorbikes, boats, furniture and other personal items for sale in France, our site is smaller version of Le Bon Coin, but in English. We also have a quick.... more >>
Working or starting a business in France
If you are looking to work in France then we have section offering FREE advertising for employment offered or wanted in France.
We have listed here a whole range of websites where you can find summer jobs in France or work in ski resorts.
For more permanent work in France you might need different qualifications than you might have had in the UK and be able to speak French of course.
French government job agency
Starting your own Business
Confused or frustrated.... more >>
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