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Let us deal with the nightmares whilst you live the dream.

At Taka, we support English-speakers with paperwork and admin tasks throughout a range of bi-lingual hand-holding services designed to make living in France as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible. From the simple to the more complex, no matter the request, we are here to help.

Explore our services


Visa, residence permit, healthcare, French driving licences, car registration…


Calls to doctors, dentists, vets, banks, tax office, utility companies, shops, tradespeople…

Settling dispute

With utility companies, neighbours, shops and suppliers, tradespeople and artisans…


Liaising with notaires, buying additional land from a neighbour, sell a property…

Planning applications

Applying for planning permission, understanding permits and regulations for renovations/building works, finding tradespeople…

Forward planning

Inheritance advice and dossiers, wills, liaising with notaires…

About us


Taka Conseil is a dynamic team of two - Leah Luenu (French) and Barbara Edmunds (British). Together we share a passion for advising and connecting people, helping you settle into life in France and supporting you and your families along the way.

What our clients say

They say it better than we do !

frequently asked questions

Welcome to our FAQ Section – a dedicated space designed to address your queries and provide comprehensive insights into the intricacies of our services at Taka Conseil. Explore the answers to commonly asked questions and gain a deeper understanding of how our handholding expertise can simplify your journey in France. If you have more questions or need further clarification, feel free to reach out to us directly.

What services does Taka Conseil provide for individuals moving to France?

Taka Conseil offers a comprehensive array of services to facilitate a seamless transition and an enriching experience for individuals moving to France. Our tailored solutions extend beyond the move-in day, ensuring a holistic support system throughout their time under the French sun. Here’s a breakdown of some of our services:

  1. Relocation Services:

    • Assistance with Visa and Carte de Séjour processes.
    • Guidance on healthcare enrollment and navigating the French healthcare system.
    • Support in car registration and other essential administrative tasks.
  2. Property-Related Matters:

    • Home-finding services tailored to individual preferences and needs.
    • Assistance in buying a house, including negotiations and legal processes.
    • Expertise in purchasing additional land or properties.
  3. House Renovation:

    • Handling planning applications for renovations.
    • Assisting in subsidy applications for eligible projects.
    • Connecting clients with reliable workers and overseeing the renovation process.
  4. Daily Life Support:

    • Facilitating communication with local doctors, authorities, veterinarians, and shops.
    • Resolving disputes and ensuring a harmonious living experience.
    • Providing ongoing assistance for any daily life challenges that may arise.
  5. Forward Planning:

    • Helping clients plan for their future with services such as will coordination.
    • Offering seminars and guidance on succession planning and post-life arrangements.

At Taka Conseil, our commitment goes beyond just a relocation service; it encompasses every aspect of our clients’ lives in France. We aim to make their journey enjoyable and stress-free. Browse the website to find out more !

What is the process for engaging Taka Conseil's handholding services?

Nothing could be simpler! Reach out to us through our website’s contact form, drop an email at contact@taka-conseil.fr, or give us a  call at 06 67 53 94 90 –  the choice is yours. In our initial conversation, we’ll delve into your unique needs, presenting you with tailored options, from flexible pay-as-you-go arrangements to intensive yearly contracts. Visit our “Services and Fees” page for a comprehensive overview. Contacting us isn’t just a step; it’s the gateway to an effortlessly curated life in France !

Can you provide examples of success stories or client testimonials from your handholding services?

Certainly! Our success stories and client testimonials are showcased on our dedicated “Success Stories” page on the website. Here, you’ll find real accounts of how our handholding services have made a positive impact on our clients’ experiences in France. In addition to written reviews, we are proud to have ambassadors who have firsthand experience with our services and are more than willing to share their insights and satisfaction with Taka Conseil. If you’re interested in connecting with any of our ambassadors or reading more success stories, we invite you to explore our website and discover the experiences of those who have entrusted us with their journey.

What certifications are typically held by handholders in France?

In France, the profession of handholding is not regulated by specific certifications, making it open to anyone. However, at Taka Conseil, we pride ourselves on our extensive experience in relocation services, having assisted international clients for over a decade. Unlike a single diploma, our team has cultivated expertise through years of hands-on experience, dealing with a diverse range of challenges that international clients encounter. While certifications may not be the standard, our accumulated experience stands as a testament to our proficiency. We believe that our clients’ reviews are the most compelling proof of our performance, reflecting the successful outcomes and satisfaction of those who have entrusted us with navigating their lives in France.

Can you provide a breakdown of the different service plans available and their respective costs?

At Taka Conseil, we understand that every client’s needs are unique, and we offer flexible service plans to cater to various requirements. We have a solution for everyone:

  1. PAY AS YOU GO: Ideal for punctual assistance, allowing you to pay for the support you need when you need it.

  2. REGULAR ASSISTANCE: Choose from our 12 or 24 hours per year packages, starting from just 50€ per month. These plans provide ongoing support.

  3. INTENSIVE ASSISTANCE: Tailored for those who require a significant amount of support at once, our intensive package offers 20 hours.

Both regular and intensive packages provide a discounted hourly rate.

For a detailed breakdown of each service plan and associated costs, please visit our ‘Services and Fees’ page on our website. We are committed to ensuring that our clients have the flexibility to select a plan that aligns perfectly with their unique needs and preferences.

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