** Two English Mums with 28 years experience living in France! **
Accommodation searches short, medium & long term
Help with house purchases (we are not an estate agent, therefore totally without bias)
Help with Utilities - English speaking contacts for all requirements (Banking, Insurance....)
English TV installation - Telephone & internet installations
Holiday Home / Gite Management (15 years experience in the UK Travel Industry)
Making friends - Helping with schools, creches, nannies, shopping, home-making...
We charge an hourly rate or part thereof
Our overall aim? To get you independent as quickly and painlessly as possible
Telling you how it is, no rose-tinted spectacles here.

We've just had a bunch of nice people say nice things about us...


"I'm a French expat in England and I couldn't do without Francis, Lulu & Wendy help. They looked after my flat in Montpellier from A to Z, including marketing for rental, dealing with the tenants and all the issues related to renting a furnished flat on short / medium periods. Leaving me with complete peace of mind."

Benoit Ivernel


"We have been incredibly impressed by Moving to Montpellier and
Montpellier holiday home services since we started using their
services since 2010 to let out our apartment. The team are
consistently professional, friendly and helpful. Frankly, I am not
sure what we would have done without them."
Bernie and Charlie Davie


Lulu and Francis I want to thank you for locating the apartment in such a nice area of Montpellier. The contract period will provide the right degree of flexibility to look at a purchase in the course of the next year.

The requirement was to find a flat with security,parking and near a tram. You met the specification very very well and against a tight time frame. Thank you for all your hard work on our behalf. I will be in touch for the next step.

Ronald Begley



Lulu has been invaluable in helping me manage a maison secondaire from
Australia - I was struggling to manage a 500 year house with all the leaks,
breakages, wear and tear. Lulu came along and took a real genuine personal
interest in getting to know and then locally managing the cleaners,
caretakers and tradesmen to ensure our home is now safe and well cared for.

Rebecca Pearse


The service and support we received from you was exceptional. You did a
superior job in finding us and apartment rental in the old part of the city
and we greatly appreciated your taking an hour to meet with us and discuss
the challenges and requirements of moving to Montpellier.
Beanie and Gary Archie
Durango, Colorado US


Bonjour Lulu, It would be our pleasure to both take the opportunity to thank you and to say what a pleasure it was to work with you! You turned what could have been a very frustrating and daunting experience into one which proved to be very smooth - at least for us! You answered all our questions and concerns quickly and efficiently and helped us to negotiate uncharted international waters. We look forward to meeting and thanking you in person when we arrive to Montpellier.

Kathryn and Stephen Ferguson, London, ON, Canada


We used the services of Lulu and Francis Laporte, Moving to Montpellier, during the spring and summer of 2010. There were lots of hurdles to overcome, and the tenacity and persistence of Lulu and Francis, together with their own expertise as an Anglo-French couple who have relacated internationally themselves, proved invaluable. We have no hesitation in recommending them.
Paula and Andrew Jefford.


What a world of difference Lulu and Françis have made to my long stay in Montpellier. As someone with a major illness, my needs go beyond the usual relocation challenges. Lulu and Françis have not only helped me locate such things as housing and shopping resources, but also with finding healthcare and helping me move my flotilla of luggage around. Their knowledge of Montpellier and relocations needs, combined with their quick response time, has saved me so much work and stress. Several years ago when I began living part-time in Paris, I faced all of these challenges alone. How I wish that I could have had such capable assistance there. I consider hiring Moving to Montpellier to be money well spent.
Annie Lipscomb



Thank you both for the invaluable help launching our business in Montpellier. Who knew a few strategically-placed blogs could so dramatically increase awareness of our business, and link us to so many other business owners here? How better to let families know where we are than to invite them for scones (baked by Lulu) with clotted cream and jam right in the shop? And let's not overlook Axel's emergency saves when the modem, our lifeline, went down. Add to that the continued help with bureaucracy, like finding that document translator for our marriage license. And let's not forget the education about British foods. High Tea really is a delightful social event as well as a light meal. Thank you both so much for all of the help.
Judi and Chuck at the English Corner Shop



Lulu and Francis have been terrific at managing our apartment and dealing with the French Internet providers who seem incapable of providing customer service. We are thrilled to have them manage our apartment and take care of our guests. Offering their pick up service has also been a major benefit for our guests.  I highly recommend their services. 

Suzanne Saxe-Roux (apartment owner) currently living in San Francisco, CA

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