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Paroles 5 EN – Jacques Brel with ‘Ne me quitte pas’

Oh dear, poor old Jacques. A genius, passed away far too young, who wrote and performed his chansons struggling with life, drink and being Belgian. In the video accompanying this podcast he performs the deeply tragic chanson 'Ne me quitte pas' in his typical intense way, while the camera ruthlessly ...

Paroles 4 EN – Bénabar with ‘Le Dîner’

Before listening to the podcast above, please play the video below, while reading the lyrics in French and English underneath it. Let it play a couple of times and listen carefully to his pronunciation of the individual words. Once you know the song and its meaning, my commentary will be ...

Paroles 2: ‘Sur ma vie’ by Charles Aznavour (learn French words with a song)

Before listening to the podcast above, please play the video below, while reading the lyrics in French and English underneath it. Let it play a couple of times and listen carefully to his pronunciation of the individual words. Once you know the song and its meaning, my commentary will be ...

Paroles 1:… ‘Paroles’ by Dalida (podcast)

Before listening to the podcast, please watch the video below, while reading the lyrics in French and English underneath it. Once you know the song and its meaning, the lesson in the podcast will be much more interesting and effective. In this first lesson, we will use a song with ...

Selectra helps you set up your energy and internet contracts for free!

Selectra compares energy suppliers, internet providers, mobile operators, insurers and banks to help you reduce your bills. This is all entirely free for you. Of course they get a commission for signing you up, but because they are such a big company, they can negotiate the best prices for you. ...

Immogo back online

  During one week - from 10-18 march 2021 - our site has been offline as a result of a big fire in the OVH Cloud server facility in Strassbourg. Fortunately, Immogo was not in the 25% of the servers that were entirely destroyed. We apologise for the inconvenience and ...

We wish you a happy and healthy 2021 with hopefully a good sale

Well, how about 2020... Well, at least it was a good year for home sellers in France. We property sales, especially small country houses, increase significantly. After all, during a lockdown, you're much better off à la campagne than in a city flat. For 2021, we would like to see ...

Yahoo adresses are often blocked

Information requests of house hunters who use a @yahoo mail return address often do not make it to the seller. This is because the sellers Gmail account does not accept mail messages from Yahoo clients. There has been too much spam. Or maybe Gmail just wants to discourage people to ...

Immogo now more than 5 million unique visitors

Things have been going well at Immogo lately. More and more visitors are coming to our site. In the graph below you can see that after a leaner period  we are now returning to figures from our heydays, in 2015. This is mainly because we are investing heavily in our ...

Looking for property for sale in France? Here are Seven Ways to Save!

If you are searching for property for sale in France, it is a good idea to also think about how you will attack the problem of finding the right house at the right price. Looking at the enormous offer of property for sale in France, you will soon find that ...

Leggett brokers getting on my nerves

Even though it clearly says on our website that professionals in real estate are not allowed to contact our sellers, every once in a while there are those who obviously don't give a damn. Today, one of the infamous Leggett agents contacts three of my sellers with the same spiel: ...