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The advantages of furnished rental and LMNP status (non-professional furnished property lessor)

You’re an expat and you want to invest in real estate in France. You may have heard of "LMNP", but not understand exactly what it entails. You’re an expat or simply a non-resident, and you’re wondering whether you would be entitled to all the advantages of furnished rental and LMNP. Read on - LMNP is a tax status available to all non-residents. But what how can you take advantage of it ? How do you become an "LMNP" if you don’t live in France ? Here, we explain the situation as it applies to you as an expat. Read the article…

How can Expats Living Abroad go about Investing in Real Estate in France ?

More and more French expats are investing in real estate in their home country. In that case, it’s important to be very familiar with the different stages involved in investing in real estate as an expat. Between looking for suitable real estate, important points to look out for, obtaining financing and the sequence of events involved in such a project, many expats are today seeking turnkey solutions to investing in real estate. A few specifics about the key stages of real estate projects for expats. Read the article…

Expatriates: How to assess your mortgage capacity?

Most people find themselves expats because of a professional opportunity, with financial advantages often being part and parcel of the deal. But when it comes to taking out a loan in France, things can get complicated - salary paid abroad, type of contract, requests for collateral are the main obstacles you can face. There are solutions, however, but how is a mortgage calculated? What lending rates do French banks apply to expats? And more importantly, how can you be sure that a French bank will grant you a mortgage for your project? Answers. Read the article…