You want to invest in real estate in France? We answer all your questions.

The Golden Rules of Investing in a Buy-to-Rent

Real estate is such a popular investment because it represents the ideal compromise between security and yield. There are, however, certain things to be aware of before taking the plunge, and rules that must be obeyed. Discover the golden rules of investing in a buy-to-rent. Read the article

As an expat, how can I avoid double taxation?

As an expat, your tax declaration can easily prove a headache if your country of residence for tax purposes is not the same as the source country of your income. Luckily, there are ways and means to avoid being subject to double taxation. By which we mean paying tax on your income in the country you are living in as an expat and also in France. Read the article

I Have a Budget of €300,000, What Should I Invest in?

Low interest rates at the moment mean gains in real estate purchase power for investors. With a budget of €300,000, you can put together a solid and profitable long-term investment project. Discover the property investments that are possible with a budget of €300,000. Read the article

Why You Should Invest in Real Estate If You Are an Expat

As an expat, it is never easy to get a real estate investment project off the ground in France, there is the distance, the time difference, being in a different environment, not really knowing the market very well... All these aspects make the decision to take the plunge harder. But real estate remains one of the best long-term investments for several reasons, especially for an expat. Below, we lay out the reasons why we do not think you should put off investing in a buy-to-let. Read the article

The Top Five Advantages of a Customised Property Search

Are you planning on investing in a buy-to-let apartment? My Expat can provide you with customised property searches, in accordance with your criteria and the reality of the real estate market. There are considerable advantages to having us personalise your search as compared to signing up for estate agents' mailing lists. Read the article

Real estate investment : How can I ensure my rental income covers my mortgage payments ?

Most people need to take out a mortgage when they invest in property. Whether you go through your bank or a broker, that mortgage has to be repaid in the form of monthly payments. At the same time, you will be receiving rental income by letting out your apartment. But how can you arrange it so your rental payments are roughly the same as your monthly mortgage repayments? What conditions are necessary for you to structure your financing so the rental payments cover the full cost of the monthly instalments. Read on and we'll explain it to you. Read the article

Taking Out a Loan as an Expat : How to Maximise Your Odds

Living abroad and you'd like to invest in real estate in France? You'll need to convince a bank to go along with your project. With interest rates as low as they are today, how can anyone pass up on the opportunity? The only problem is that it's sometimes harder for an expat to get a mortgage. Harder, but not impossible! With My Expat's help, discover how taking out a loan as an expat.  Read the article

How do I calculate my debt ratio ?

It's a good idea to calculate your debt ratio before meeting with your bank. Your banker will be able to tell you your borrowing capacity and assess the soundness of your application. All vital information before starting negotiations. Read the article