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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello all! I’m hoping you can help me with budgeting for living in Brittany. I’m looking to settle somewhere in the Dourarnenez-Quimper-Concarneau general area. Closer to the coast is better, due to seasonal allergies, and I know that ratchets up expenses. I’m single, retired, and will be...
  2. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi We are due to complete the sale of the house we've bought in Brittany in approx. 1 months time (very approximate!!!!) and are beginning to think about the utilities etc. The very thought of not having broadband is almost too horrific for out 2 teenage boys to contemplate so this has to be a...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Is the Northwest of France crowded? (Brittany and Normandy) How is it compared to Alsace and the Northeast? Thanks
  4. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi The purchase of our new home is due to complete shortly (fingers crossed) and we are obviously going to need to open a bank account. Does anybody have any recommendations as to who to use around the Callac area of Brittany please? If English was spoken this would be an advantage. Thanks in...
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello, we have been trying to sell our house in Central Brittany on the edge of a town. the location is good and everyone likes the house. We alas have reduced it as is the case on most homes here nowadays but still not much interest. We are with Le Bon Coin and the notaires. I am seriously...
  6. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi everyone, I'm moving from the UK to France soon and have looked at at several removal firms but wondered if any of you have any recommendations or bad experiences with certains removal firms? I've decided I am going with a firm that is BAR accredited & insured, is there anything else I...
  7. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi new (Brit) member here about to move from Switzerland to a nice old Chateau in Saint Thegonnec near Morlaix Brittany (29) and needing some advice. We have a driveway which needs re-surfacing and I am looking for a reasonable mini digger and vibrating roller hire outfit near Morlaix? In...
  8. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello! So I have just recently relocated to France from the US to live with my boyfriend. One of our first major decisions (after finding a rental house, furniture, and employment) was to adopt a dog! I would like to open this thread as a resource for people who are choosing to adopt animals in...
  9. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, Hope you good people can help. My family and I are looking to move from the UK to France, we want to bring ourselves (5 of us, two in school) along with our event horses. We're looking for a place to rent initially, long term. We need local schools with English presence to help the...
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Now almost all our income is internet based, we are on the verge of relocating from West Wales to Brittany. Having lived here for over 20 years, the recent run of soggy summers, and winters which switch between rain and frost, has got us down. We're hoping to find somewhere with shorter winters...
  11. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello Everyone, I'm a newbie on the forum and would be grateful for any input on my current quandary. My Fiancé and I are looking to relocate to France either Brittany or Normandy as we would ideally like to be not too far from the UK for visitors. Neither of us speaks much french but we are...
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