English speaking Architectural Designer France Maitre d’oeuvre bilingue France


Buying a property to renovate in France

If you are thinking of buying a property to renovate in France but don't have time to research properties and negotiate a purchase Nick can work on your behalf to achieve a successful purchase. He can also provide you with ideas and thoughts on the condition of a property, the possible adaptation and alterations of houses and design and project manage your renovation works.

Nick can research, locate and view properties on your behalf and negotiate with French Estate Agents (Agences Immobilières). It can be very useful to have local help source a property on your behalf, negotiate a purchase, arrange for a survey and provide renovation ideas and advice. He can also draw plans and assist you with planning submission, recruit builders and tradesman and project manage on your behalf. Nick can guide you through what you need to know to build, renovate or alter property in France.

Having lived and worked in France over many years Nick is a fluent French speaker and astute negotiator. France has different laws governing the building and renovation of property and the process involving building plans, permissions and the range of regulations regarding renovations.

Nick Groom has over twenty years experience of renovating buildings and period properties and rural homes. He has also worked on modern homes; converting a bungalow to a two storey house and renovating outbuildings for home offices and guest rooms. Whatever age or style of property you own it is worth asking him for his advice and ideas to help you get the most out of your renovation project.

Renovating your home

Maximising the potential of your property will certainly add value to your property as well as provide extra and better living space.

Some properties need renovating due to structural problems and some just have awkward layouts or 'dead spaces' which could be renovated internally to improve the living space and functionality of a house.

Planning a renovation is invaluable before you start works, so call Nick on 06 15 88 60 07 to discuss your ideas and get your project on the correct footing from the outset.