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French real estate for sale: Beautifull Village House. Three bedroom Town House in Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon. Beautifull Village House
€120,000
French real estate for sale: Large Town House And 2 Appartments. Six bedroom Town House in Haute-Vienne, Limousin. Large Town House And 2 Appartments
€270,000
French real estate for sale: Lovingly Restored Quercy Farmhouse. Five bedroom Farm House in Lot, Aquitaine. Lovingly Restored Quercy Farmhouse
€425
French real estate for sale: Superb Familly Home, 1st Class. Four bedroom Farm House in Haute-Vienne, Limousin. Superb Familly Home, 1st Class
€298,000
French real estate for sale: Rural Lakeside Barn With 2.5 Ha. Two bedroom Barn Conversion in Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine. Rural Lakeside Barn With 2.5 Ha
€225,000
French real estate for sale: Luxury 150 M2 Appartement. Three bedroom Appartment in Dordogne, Aquitaine. Luxury 150 M2 Appartement
€360,000
French real estate for sale: Property In Aude. Three bedroom Villa in Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon. Property In Aude
€275,000
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TRANSFERRING MONEY TO FRANCE

By Oliver Phillips
PFS France

If you already live in France, or intend to finance your property purchase from equity in your UK home, chances are you'll want to move some money abroad.

Transfering money from the UK to France requires someone to handle the transfer on your behalf and usually your bank will be happy to assist you but beware, though convenient and familiar, your transfer might cost you more than it needs to.

Instead you may be better contacting a currency house, a company which exists specifically for the purpose of moving money; both large single amounts for your property purchase, and lower regular amounts such as a monthly pension.

Transferring money via a currency house is often cheaper than using your bank for two reasons; firstly their charges may be lower than your banks, but more importantly the exchange rate you receive is likely to be more attactive than the rate offered by your bank which is typically a tourist exchange rate and signifcantly lower than the rate you see published in the financial press.

Better yet, both spot and forward methods are available.  The former converts your money at the prevailing exchange rate when the money transfer is made and is the method most of us use unknowingly, whereas the forward method allows you to fix the exchange rate up to 24 months is advance of the transfer, useful if you believe the exchange rate will fall by the time you actually make your transfer.

This article only provides a general appreciation of the topic and it is not advice. Guidance should be sought from a specialist who is qualified to advise in your specific circumstances.



Lorraine
With a total population of 2,310,376 the french region of Lorraine covers some 23,547 kmē making a population density of 98 /kmē.

Bordered with Germany, germanic influence is obvious in both the culture and cuisine. Metz, one of the regions main cities is home to an impressive gothic cathredral and in contrast, the bulk of France's Telecoms industry.
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