Don’t miss the seminars at Wetherby Property Exhibition
Posted on 15th April 2018
The free seminars at the French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse on 19-20 May offer expert advice on all aspects of buying and living in France and cover a range of topical issues giving visitors the chance to get free and up-to date advice.
The seminar theatre is sponsored by Cambridge Global Payments.
Free tickets are available on a first-come, first served basis at the show entrance. The programme runs daily.
11.00 Brexit – Don’t get caught out!…..The French tax and financial issues you need to know before you go
Either ignoring the financial aspects of moving to France, or leaving things until the last minute could mean you miss out on the potential tax benefits from rearranging your financial affairs for your new country. Get it right, and France can be ‘fiscal paradis’
12.00 Overseas transfers – why chose a currency provider over your high street bank
Buying or selling a property can be a daunting experience and even more when buying a property overseas so it is imperative that you engage with professionals who will help you every step of the way whether be a real estate company, local lawyer and a currency specialist.
A currency specialist will allow you to budget for your property and reduce any risk when it comes to sending your well-earned funds overseas.
13.00 Buying in France – The legal aspects
This seminar will help you avoid the legal pitfalls that can occur when buying your French home. will cover the role of the professionals involved in the purchasing process, French estate planning and inheritance issues, contracts involved, mortgage requirements, surveys, planning permission, residency and the various taxes you may be liable for.
14.00 French tax, investment and pensions and the impact of Brexit
An overview of the French tax system, how it works, and how it will affect you once you buy your French property. Find out more about the possible pitfalls and how to avoid them, and get up to speed with the latest tax, capital gains and pension changes, as well as how we can plan around Brexit.
15.00 Where to live in France
An overview of the French property market throughout the regions, including average house prices and some of the ‘hotspots’ to look out for. French property is seen as a safe haven by investors throughout the world. Find out why and what buyers are currently looking for.