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French real estate for sale: 18th Century Manor House. Numerous bedroom Country House in Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees. 18th Century Manor House
€1,000,000
French real estate for sale: Traditionnal Country Side Longères. Five bedroom Cottage in Somme, Picardie. Traditionnal Country Side Longères
€280,000
French real estate for sale: House In Bordeaux. Five bedroom Town House in Gironde, Aquitaine. House In Bordeaux
€390,000
French real estate for sale: Family Home & Hotel. Numerous bedroom Country House in Aude, Languedoc-Roussillon. Family Home & Hotel
€275,000
French real estate for sale: Part Of A Medieval Village Fort. Four bedroom Country House in Ain, Midi-Pyrenees. Part Of A Medieval Village Fort
€195,000
French real estate for sale: Attractive Stone-built House . Three bedroom Country House in Ardeche, Rhone-Alpes. Attractive Stone-built House
€300,000
French real estate for sale: Fully Renovated Barn Conversion. Four bedroom Barn Conversion in Manche, Basse-Normandie. Fully Renovated Barn Conversion
€125,000
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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.



Bourgogne
With a total population of 1,610,067 the french region of Bourgogne covers some 31,582 km² making a population density of 51 /km².

Famous for it's quality restaurants, excellent wines and a canal system that offers an alternative way to explore the region, Burgundy is a destination of choice for many prospective property buyers.
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