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Forum: France
Jun 27th 2020, 5:44 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Peter219

Re: Quitus Fiscal...importing a motorhome

Thanks to both for advice.
Forum: France
Jun 25th 2020, 11:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Peter219

Quitus Fiscal...importing a motorhome

Hi All
I am changing our RHD camping car for a LHD model, and unfortunately the only way to do this is to part exchange the current camping car in the UK for a LHD vehicle, then import the LHD...
Forum: France
Sep 7th 2019, 9:18 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By Peter219

Re: South West Dordogne

We moved to SW France from the north of Cumbria 2 1/2 years ago and from our point of view it is certainly a lovely dry climate. We have had three great summers and our grass is currently parched and...
Forum: France
Jan 9th 2019, 8:56 am
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By Peter219

Re: New to Dordogne - Workers Needed!

Hi Sian
Have pm'd you
Peter
Forum: France
Mar 3rd 2018, 10:50 am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,625
Posted By Peter219

Re: Obtaining a carte Grise

Update on my Carte Grise Application.

I have progressed a bit with this. I found it very complicated and have outlined below the steps I took, for others trying to register their british car in...
Forum: France
Feb 3rd 2018, 5:40 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,625
Posted By Peter219

Re: Obtaining a carte Grise

These four documents ( passport, V5C, EDF bill and dealer invoice) were all I needed and I got the quitus fiscal with no problem. They did want to know the current kilométrage.
Forum: France
Jan 31st 2018, 2:04 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,625
Posted By Peter219

Re: Obtaining a carte Grise

Thanks....that is really helpful..
I will go to the local hôtel des impôts tomorrow for the quitus fiscal.
Peter
Forum: France
Jan 31st 2018, 1:46 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 7,625
Posted By Peter219

Re: Obtaining a carte Grise

Thanks both, useful link on quitus fiscal.
I thought I had heard that a non french vehicle needed a CT to confirm it was in line with french regulations, even if less than 4 years old but I guess...
Forum: France
Jan 29th 2018, 7:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 7,625
Posted By Peter219

Obtaining a carte Grise

Bonjour All

I am asking for advice please on the registration in France of my UK registered car. It is 18 months old and has 8000 km on the clock. I think the system has recently changed?

I...
Forum: France
Nov 2nd 2017, 5:22 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,258
Posted By Peter219

Re: Broadband issues!

Hi
We inherited satellite broadband when we brought here in Lot et Garonne. Generally, download speed varies between slow and so slow as to be unusable. A phase of fast upload time 2 weeks ago took...
Forum: France
Feb 14th 2017, 7:12 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Peter219

Re: Notaire

We shared a notaire a few weeks back, the usual practice I think. It went well, simple and easy, and everything happened as promised. I suspect that a two notaire deal might be more complex.
House...
Forum: France
Feb 12th 2017, 8:08 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Peter219

Re: Importing a car into France

Thanks both..that is really helpful.
Peter
Forum: France
Feb 12th 2017, 8:00 am
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Peter219

Importing a car into France

Hello All
I am thinking of bringing a newish car to France, to register here. Leaving aside LHD/RHD considerations, would I be liable for any import/VAT tax on bringing a six month old car in to the...
Forum: France
Feb 3rd 2017, 9:24 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By Peter219

Re: Hello there, newbies looking to move to France

Hi, we're newbies too, moved here to Lot et Garonne (just south of the Dordogne) two weeks ago and loving it. Of all the stuff we were advised about the most useful has been try to learn/improve...
Forum: France
Dec 4th 2016, 9:54 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 3,960
Posted By Peter219

Re: Teaching Opportunities

Hi Sarah
Have a look at Italki if you want a feel for a skype based way to sell your English skills....I have used this, as a learner, as one of the ways to improve my French. The better teachers do...
Forum: France
Nov 11th 2016, 8:58 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By Peter219

Re: Buying a used car in France

Thanks to all who have helped.

The first man I contacted, from the autoscout24 website, suggested meeting in a car park, rather than at his home! And will not divulge his car registration! So...
Forum: France
Nov 11th 2016, 5:31 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By Peter219

Buying a used car in France

Hi All
We are going to look at a used car in Agen tomorrow. Does anyone know if there is a way of checking if a car is still under an HP agreement, in France?
Anything else I should look out for?...
Forum: France
Nov 4th 2016, 7:42 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

It may differ between notaires.
Ours emailed straight back after I had queried the type of marriage contract to be entered in the compromis and said he could enter it as communauté rather than...
Forum: France
Nov 4th 2016, 5:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Thanks ET. It's not a holiday home, we sold our English house, and it is costing a bit over 300k , tho' nowhere near 600k. It is an important point because, as I understand it, inheritance allowance...
Forum: France
Nov 4th 2016, 4:39 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Thanks for heads up. I have checked the website. However this doesn't go in to great depth on the implications of the séparation vs. communauté marriage contracts. When we spoke to the notaire about...
Forum: France
Nov 4th 2016, 3:16 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Thanks again to all who are helping. I am working through the 30 page compromis de vente with the help of google and a dictionary and my modicum of french. The notaire has reasonable English and has...
Forum: France
Nov 3rd 2016, 9:27 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Thanks again...the tontine suggestion came from an expat friend, with much more complex inheritance issues, i don't think we will consider it any further now.
Forum: France
Nov 3rd 2016, 9:08 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Yes, three children. At our next meeting with the notaire we will review the implications for our three children at the time of our deaths, including the possibility of simultaneous demise, just to...
Forum: France
Nov 3rd 2016, 9:03 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Re: Compromis de Vente..translation

Thanks all. Yes, I think communauté is the correct spelling.
The question of a tontine came up in conversation with other ex-pats, who had suggested it. From what you are saying it is not...
Forum: France
Nov 3rd 2016, 8:25 am
Replies: 30
Views: 3,802
Posted By Peter219

Compromis de Vente..translation

Hi

Does anyone know of someone in the Lot et Garonne or Dordogne departments who could translate/ interpret a compromis de vente?

We are buying a house in the Lot et Garonne, have simple...
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