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Understanding French Taxes: A Simplified Guide for English-Speaking Expats in France

Relocating to France is an exciting opportunity to start a new life, explore a beautiful country, and immerse yourself in a rich culture. However, every expat knows that one of the major challenges when moving to a new country is understanding and managing the local tax system. The French tax regime is notorious for being …

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Opening a French Bank Account: The Essential Guide for American Expats

In today’s increasingly globalized world, relocating to a new country for work or personal reasons can be an exciting and life-enriching experience. France, with its rich cultural history, exquisite cuisine, and diverse landscapes, has long been a popular destination for American expats seeking a change of scenery. As you settle into your new life in …

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Buying a House

Essential Tips for Buying a House in France for Expats

Navigating the world of French real estate can be a daunting experience for expats. From the charming Provencal cottages to the chic Parisian apartments, the allure of owning a property in France is undeniable. But the path to your dream French home is laden with unfamiliar terms, legal procedures, and cultural nuances. That’s where this …

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French Driving License

A Guide to Obtaining a French Driving License for American Expats

Driving in France is an exciting aspect of living in the country, offering the freedom to explore picturesque landscapes and charming villages at your own pace. As an American expat, it’s essential to understand the process of obtaining a French driving license to ensure you’re compliant with local driving regulations. While France has an extensive …

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Employment

Finding Employment in France: A Comprehensive Guide for American Expats

France’s rich culture, gastronomy, and picturesque landscape make it a desirable destination for American expats seeking new challenges and exciting opportunities. However, navigating the French job market and finding employment is often a challenging endeavor for expats, particularly those unfamiliar with work permit requirements, cultural norms, and recruitment processes. In this comprehensive guide, we shed …

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Driving in France

The Ins and Outs of Driving in France for American Expats

Driving in France offers a unique and enjoyable way to explore the picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and bustling cities that have charmed many American expats. For those planning to live or spend an extended period in France, gaining a solid understanding of the ins and outs of driving in the country is crucial to ensure …

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Visa Application

The Ultimate Guide to Acquiring a French Visa: Steps and FAQs

Are you planning to visit or move to France for work, study, or leisure? If you are an American citizen, acquiring a French visa can feel like a complicated process involving endless paperwork and bureaucracy. However, with the right guidance, you can simplify the process and make your journey smooth and hassle-free. Here at French …

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What do a hungry car dealer and F Scott Fitzgerald have in common?

Sean and Audra’s move from Virginia US to Fréjus in the south of France is peppered with great stories. When Sean and Audra got married two years ago, it felt like the perfect moment to make a big change in their lives. At the time, they both had homes in Virginia. Audra had grown up …

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What’s so good about living in France? Meet some Americans who’ve done it.

American couple Gordon and Deb have been French Connections HCB clients for a few years now, ever since we helped them find and renovate their house and sort out their French visas.  They offered to share their experience of living in France with others who might be thinking of making the move. When people move …

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Increase your chances of staying in France for good

The prospect of not being allowed to stay permanently in France can be a source of great anxiety for people applying for a French visa.  Over the past three years, we have successfully applied for 1259 French resident permits (carte de séjour) for English-speaking clients from all over the world. Being French ourselves, we know …

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