Housing in France

Everyone needs a roof over their head!

Whether your plan is to rent a flat or house, or buy a property, it is useful to know what to expect before beginning your search. Here’s where to get that information. Confused by local terms? Refer to the Property Jargon Guide to decode words and abbreviations used in property advertisements online, in newspapers, and in the windows of estate agents.

Then, when setting up home, you need to know how to get water, electricity, gas, telephone and the Internet set up.