Moving To Paris.
If you are thinking of moving to France, moving to Paris is the capital city and a popular choice. It’s the fifth largest city in the European Union and has a population of 12,292,895 inhabitants, making it the second or third largest metropolitan area in Europe.
The city enjoys a thriving economy and produces over a quarter of France’s total GDP. It is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies as well as global humanitarian and financial organisations.
As with most world wide countries France has suffered from the global depression. There are plenty of job opportunities, however, learning to speak French will give you a distinct advantage when searching for employment in Paris.
Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Paris
The process of buying and selling in France differs to that of the UK and it is always advisable to enlist the services of a good real estate agent, most of them do speak English.
If you intend to purchase property, you can buy an apartment in Paris for Euros 450.000 (£401,000). In the heart of the new Paris-Batignolles eco-neighbourhood or a Junior two bedroom apartment, located in the Golden Triangle is more expensive Euros 585,000 (£521,000).
If you are moving to Paris and need to find a property for sale then here are some helpful sites to visit:
Schools if moving to Paris
French schooling is free and it is mandatory from ages six to 16. The general education system is very good and it is said that it is one of the best in the world.
Paris has a good range of specialist International and bilingual schools. You may wish to consider the possibility of a French school and joining the French education system. Help to select a school can be found at http://www.transitionsabroad.com.
When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the Expat Arrivals website can help you on your way. Simply visit http://www.expatarrivals.com/france/paris/moving-to-paris
It offers excellent transport options, the city’s subway system, the Paris Metro is used by 9 million passengers each day. Two international airports serve Paris, the Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly. Three orbital roads surround Paris: the Périphérique, the A86 motorway, and the Francilienne motorway in the outer suburbs.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Paris
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing.
White & Company have an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
International Removals To Paris
This service is aimed at people moving to Paris and for those looking for a removals, storage and shipping company.
If you are looking to move to Paris, White & Company have been providing an international removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI. http://www.fidi.org/quality/fidi-faim-certification and Omni: http://www.omnimoving.com/locate/members/view/?member_id=54
White & Company also provide specialist removal services to locations around Europe and all international destinations. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.
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