For those who have a holiday home or maison secondaire in Montpellier - Francis LaPorte of Montpellier Holiday Home Services provides a personal service in English (or French).
He specialises in the management and maintence of your holiday home, including key holding, cleaning, pool maintenance, following and managing major works being undertaken by others including planning permissions.
His general caretaking duties can be tailor made to your requirements and can include post forwarding, bill paying and helping with those small (or big) niggling things you need a handyman for.
He has several years experience, including managing luxury properties on the Cote d'Azure. Take a look at http://www.montpellierholidayhomeservices.com/