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by petra85
Tue 20 Oct 2015 00:21
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

Thanks again for advice and the time you've taken to reply. It's really helpful. You don't say where you are originally used to living : At the moment we live in a city but I grew up on quite a remote farm so I seen the positives and negatives to both. While the children are young, however, I think ...
by petra85
Sat 17 Oct 2015 08:40
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

A quick look at the internet suggests to me that the project is possible... however it's because a quick look at the internet isn't really enough to go on that we are researching and asking the opinions of people already living in the area. http://www.leboncoin.fr/ventes_immobilieres/820864259.htm?c...
by petra85
Fri 16 Oct 2015 22:39
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

Thanks again for advice etc. Please don't think that we won't do our homework/ visit and visit again- this is all part of it and we really don't want to lose our money/ put strain on our family etc. We trying to get a balance between being informed but not so overly cautious that we don't do the thi...
by petra85
Thu 15 Oct 2015 19:13
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

Hi Graham, It's something we've considered, renting before we buy, and if we bought a ruin this would be necessary anyway until it was habitable. We've money saved to renovate and want to try and keep money spent 'living' to a minimum as much as possible!
by petra85
Thu 15 Oct 2015 19:10
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

Thanks for the advice everyone- I'll look at the threads mentioned and sites. We've been looking a bit on le bon coin and found some things that would just about work for our budget, admittedly it's tight! I imagine it's impossible to work out exact costs until at least a surveyor has looked at the ...
by petra85
Thu 15 Oct 2015 15:25
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Looking for advice- where to live!
Replies: 23
Views: 10815

Looking for advice- where to live!

Hello! My partner and I are moving to France and love the Pyrenees Orientales area. Does anyone have any advice about nice areas to live- I know this can be quite subjective but we are open minded and can see benefits to either living somewhere rural or in a town... I like the idea of being up in th...