Buying and Renovating a Property in France


Buying and Renovating a Property in FranceThe author Richard Whiting has been living in France for 20 years. He worked in the 1990s for several years selling properties for French estate agents, specialising in British buyers. This book contains 3 parts.

Part One
The buying process - emphasizes the verification of the materials used in the property under consideration. For example, if a property is advertised as 'genuine 18th century' you can make sure that this is the case.

Part Two
The 'bricks and mortar' part of the book - is designed to provide you with sufficient knowledge of French building methods and materials for you to understand estimates and evaluate what work should be done, and by whom.

Part Three
Designed to cut your costs wherever possible. It advises on which seals of quality to look for on materials you buy, how to get a loan to finance the work, and what factors to consider when choosing your builder.

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