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How do I change my French insurance contract?

Did you know that in France it’s now easy to cancel or change your insurance contract? That’s right: if you are unhappy with your insurance provider or want to shop around for a better deal before renewing, you are able to do so. What’s more, we can help you to do this… we’ll take away …

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At what stage do you need to have home insurance in France?

You’ve discovered your dream home in France … and your offer has been accepted. But at what stage do you need to have home insurance in France in place? Household insurance policies in France are generally multi-risk; that means they include contents and buildings as well as third party liability. Your home is one of …

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Do I need a smoke alarm for my home insurance to be valid?

In France it is a legal requirement to have at least one smoke detector fitted in your residential property. The law was introduced in 2015 to encourage a higher uptake in French households of smoke detectors – and ultimately to save lives. A smoke detector must conform to the required standards (European standard NF EN …

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Finding the right artisan for the job in France

Finding the right builder or artisan to undertake renovations in your home can be problematic at times. If you have a second home in France, you may not be as familiar with the local trades and even if living here permanently there are a number of things to think about before hiring an artisan/builder. Most …