The latest news from Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France - March 2015

Featured Properties - Property of the Month - Reduced Price Properties - New Law For Smoke Alarms - Good News For Ex-Pat Taxes

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Welcome to our first Newsletter of 2015

Spring is in the air and we have been very busy here at AB Real Estate. Sellers are lowering their prices to attract serious buyers, and clients looking to profit from low house prices and the exceptional exchange rate are flocking to the region earlier than usual to snap up bargains. Now is definitely the time to buy !

Take a look at our featured properties and see what incredible homes are on offer. Don't forget, mortgage rates are low in France and we can help you get competitive deals as well as excellent savings on transferring money at the best rates available. Contact us for more information on 0033 467 36 36 80 or .

Finally, a couple of articles that will be of interest if you own, have owned or are thinking of owning a property in France. Firstly, there is a new law regarding smoke detectors to which you must comply if you own a property. Secondly, there is good news for ex-pats who have sold or rented a second home in France over the past three years as you can submit a claim to the French tax authorities for a refund of taxes.

As well as our featured selection of properties visit our website to see our wide range of gorgeous homes on Don't hesitate to get in touch!

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Property of the Month

HousesForSaleCastelnaudarySouthFrance HousesForSaleCastelnaudarySouthFrance

520 000€ Packed with original features this 18th Century stone house is full of character and set in peaceful countryside. With several outbuildings there are numerous possibilities for this charming property...

Featured Property

stonehousessalegardsouthfrancelanguedoc stonehousessalegardsouthfrancelanguedoc

700 000€ Those who are in search of beauty, harmony and quality of life will particularly appreciate this gorgeous 17th C. stone house full of character with two charming inner courtyards and a huge orchard. Wonderful views and the potential for rental income...

Reduced Price Properties

forsalefarmlanguedocsouthoffrance forsalefarmlanguedocsouthoffrance

545 000€ A massive 100,000€ price drop for this lovely farm house with stables and paddocks - ideal for horses! Privately situated in the countryside yet close to all amenities and an ideal location for holiday makers and a gîtes or B&B business...

masforsalemontpellierlanuedocfrance masforsalemontpellierlanuedocfrance

766 000€ A modern property with plenty of traditional character, this lovely country house merges old with new. An approach by a country lane, opening the elegant iron gates leads you into the magnificent landscaped grounds with rows of Cypress trees, olive groves etc. All this and also within easy reach of the sea and Montpellier...

RealEstateForSaleNarbonneLanguedocFrance RealEstateForSaleNarbonneLanguedocFrance

300 000€ This detached character house also has an independent studio apartment. Set in a quiet location yet within walking distance to all shops and restaurants, this lovely property with a large garden and swimming pool is now priced to sell...

HouseForSaleCarcassonneSouthFrance HouseForSaleCarcassonneSouthFrance

840 000€ This 18th C. stone farmhouse with a separate apartment, two studio flats and a self contained gite is excellent value for money. Surrounded by its enormous landscaped grounds and extensive outbuildings, this property is ideal for a large family and/or a B&B and Gites business...

stonemasforsaleavignonsouthfrance stonemasforsaleavignonsouthfrance

810 000€ This charming country house with lovely views over the surrounding countryside is located on the outskirts of a village and near a City. Besides a B&B business it has a beautiful garden with an impressive driveway and plenty of land for horses...

houseforsalecarcassonneaudesouthfrance houseforsalecarcassonneaudesouthfrance

659 000€ Outstanding countryside views for this stone farmhouse in a quiet location yet not isolated. Surrounded by beautifully established grounds including a wood and orchard it offers a tranquil haven as a family home or holiday home with excellent rental potential...

propertyforsaleperpignanlanguedocfrance propertyforsaleperpignanlanguedocfrance

1 025 000€ Important price drop for this 18th C. stone domain set in peaceful countryside and near a village with all amenities. Lovingly restored with taste, this wonderful property has spacious rooms with high, beamed ceilings and huge potential for B&B or Gîte business with possibility to combine with an equestrian activity...

New Law For Smoke Alarms

Smoke Detectors

If you own a property in France, this new law regarding smoke detectors affects you...

Good News For Ex-Pat Taxes

Tax refund on 2nd home

Ex-pats may be eligible for a tax refund if they sold or rented a second home in France over the past three years....

À Bientôt

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Annelise Bosshard
Managing Director
AB Real Estate

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