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Forum: France
Mar 31st 2016, 8:37 pm
Replies: 64
Views: 3,658
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Euro(zone) If push comes to shove?

I really can't understand the anti Euro sentiment among this group
Forum: France
Mar 27th 2016, 10:25 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 4,542
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Where in France?

Sorry 'withdrawn' should have read 'redrawn'. Damned predictive texting. And a happy Easter.
Forum: France
Mar 26th 2016, 1:59 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: La Poste-again

I've had two poste restante letters delivered to the wrong post office letters and at least one that didn't arrive and that in five months. I'm still waiting for my new car insurance policy which...
Forum: France
Mar 26th 2016, 8:59 am
Replies: 56
Views: 4,542
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Where in France?

Just to get back to the OP Andre de Vries and Micheal Streeter's book 'Buying a house in France' does dedicate about 100 pages to discussing the pros and cons of France Regions (the boundaries of...
Forum: France
Mar 26th 2016, 8:53 am
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Suggestions for 2-3 day getaway in southwestern France?

The caves at Sare and Zuggarramudi - both near Espelette are well worth a visit. Both are good places to eat as well.
Forum: France
Mar 24th 2016, 9:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Suggestions for 2-3 day getaway in southwestern France?

It just depends what you like. Mountains, beaches, caves, cultuer, nature cuisine?. I've just travelled the entire length of the Pyrenees form the Med to the Atlantique (its a book in progress) and...
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 6:27 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

exactly!

I miss my welsh language driving licence. it used to drive officials in the UK and abroad potty :-)
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 6:05 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

Sorry DMU i wasn't clear. The ID of, and bill addressed to, the person who owns/ has legal tenure on the flat.
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 5:20 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

Becky if you have a postal address (family?) you can use in the UK just transfer your DVL and insurance policy there. The DVL is important in case you get speeding/parking tickets! The key thing is...
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 5:09 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

Or visit their website and get him to help you find the associations / groups you might like to join. I found several on my Marie's website and managed to join a couple within a few weeks.
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 5:05 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

Dmu thats not quite true. You just need a letter from the owner saying you are living there. This needs to be accompanied with a copy of her ID (colour and recto-verso) and a recent utility bill...
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 4:58 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

I spent seven or eight years in Halifax then escaped to Wales. Hendaye is much like West Wales except with palm trees and bigger mountains!
Forum: France
Mar 22nd 2016, 4:55 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 3,479
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Lost in Perpignan

That's a very useful link Shirtback. amazingly some of the info is also available in English. See Le portail du service public de la Sécurité sociale / Information...
Forum: France
Mar 20th 2016, 2:21 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

I meant the number of the post in this thread. ET pointed out my stupidity there. I haven't signed yet. One or two things to put in place.
Forum: France
Mar 20th 2016, 1:49 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

Indeed. I still have to go back and empty the flat soon though
Forum: France
Mar 20th 2016, 1:47 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

I was looking at the info on the left I didn't notice the numbers on the right :-(
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 6:21 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,624
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Residency in France

There was a time some six years ago when I had a UK consultancy project - priced in pounds. The pound dropped in value by about 30% between signing the contract and getting the first payment. Ouch...
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 5:59 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

ET how do I track a numbered post? And I haven't seen anything yet that I want to check with the notaire.
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 5:58 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

No the vendor lives in Hendaye - but the Notaire is some twenty minutes drive away. I was in the office when the same procedure was taking place (for a vendor (or buyer) who lives in Paris.
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 2:45 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,624
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Residency in France

My income is in Euro, my capital is £ :-(
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 2:37 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,624
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Residency in France

Just to get back on this point. I am in the position of buying a flat just after the UK announced BREXIT and the pound has fallen significantly in the past five weeks. I have found a FX trader...
Forum: France
Mar 19th 2016, 2:24 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

I found an English guy who has been In France thirty years and runs a business and he went through the Compromis, the last two AGMs of the Co-pro and the buildings maintenance record with me. I...
Forum: France
Mar 17th 2016, 8:44 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 11,610
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: Buying property in France

tweed. It's not a choice. hendaye is a des res - population growth around 14% in 10 years. I want to be in walking distance of amenities and the beach. Ergo house (or even rez de chausse) are...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2016, 7:40 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 7,952
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: What Are The Possible Outcomes For Ex-pats in Spain if UK leaves the EU

Of course the UK is a net contributor to the EU. It's because we're one of the richer MSs. For me the issue isn't so much a reformed EU as a reformed UK. PR, membership of the Euro and Schengen, no...
Forum: Spain
Mar 17th 2016, 7:26 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 7,952
Posted By TextualHealing

Re: What Are The Possible Outcomes For Ex-pats in Spain if UK leaves the EU

What I don't understand is that most of the 'Out' supporters belong to a party that has an absolute mandate to 'govern' the UK from the support of circaa (if not less than) one third of the...
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