This book uncovers the best places for you to buy, from Brittany to the Cote d'Azur. It gives the lowdown on visas, work permits and education. It covers the details of finding a property: choosing types of accommodation either old or brand new, renovating and home security. It offers specialist advice on mortgages, taxes, surveys and conveyancing. It guides you through the settling in process, from education and healthcare to mobile phone services and banking. It puts France into context with details on its political, economic and religious situation, and social behaviour. It helps with the challenges of finding a job.