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  1. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I was wondering if anyone has had some success with builders in the Fontenay le Comte area. Hoping to move in soon and will need help with electrical and plumbing. Would appreciate any good artisans in the area. Merci
  2. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi Everyone We have just bought (we sign for in sept) a property in Serta. We are looking for a good builder if anyone can recommend one. Property needs redesign and new roof, bathroom, kitchen etc. Cheers Neil
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi there, We have bought a house in Bourganeuf and now looking for reliable builders in the area to carryout some work for us. So far we've had some ridiculous quotes from some builders that must think we have won the lottery and some extraordinary cheap one's too that do not give you much...
  4. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    We would like 4 bathrooms completely redone. Can anyone suggest a trusted builder specifically in the Limasol area (if possible)? References would certainly help and being time efficient is also extremely important! Many thanks.
  5. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    I have a lovely piece of land in Talloires with views of lake Annecy that i have been trying to sell for about two years now at a price well below the sale price of all similar plots of land. All of the offers that have come to me, at exactly the same price, have been made by builders owned by...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    hello I've recently looked at a property in Cebolla. It does need some work i.e. all the walls need replastering/painted, some ceilings need replastering, the roof needs to be cleaned up and checked for any leaks (which there are a few - nothing major). Floor tiles changed in most of the...
  7. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi guys, I'm unsure whether my builders telling me porkies. . . . I've recently had a new wooden floors laid in our renovation property. The agreement with the builder was that the joists would be changed or treated where necessary. This work was done while I was out of the country and when I...
  8. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    We have brought a property in central Portugal which is in need of some essential repairs and are looking to do some of the work ourselves but feel we need to understand the local Building Regs to enable us to complete the work to the standards required, in particular the electrical regulations...
  9. Introductions
    Hi My names John We currently live in Wales UK We have been looking to move to France for a long time now and wondered what the position was over there for work I am a pool builders/installers I also do property renovating and have experienced in limework/stonework etc. Originally a...
  10. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Has anyone experience of buying and renovating of an older property in Cyprus , that you can share . We are interested in your story , good and bad ! Was it an easy or crazy experience dealing with local government and builders , service suppliers etc ? What lessons did you learn and can you...
  11. Italy Expat Forum for Expats Living in Italy
    We have a property in Casalanguida CH and the rood needs looking at. We have had an estimate which judging by others threads seemed over-pricey, particularly as the builder was going to use the existing materials where possible and has not actually been inside the property to assess it. So...
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