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Posted October 31st, 2012 by Charles Purdy

Their knowledge is exemplary!

Back in 2011, Mark and Pauline Neville made the move to France that they had always dreamt of to realise their dream of running a gite business. When purchasing their property in the Poitou Charentes region of West France, they enlisted the services of Smart Currency Exchange to help them with their currency transfers and today, they tell us about the service that they received.

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“We first came into contact with Smart Currency Exchange in April 2011, after collecting leaflets at the French Property Exhibition in London, 2010. We were contacted by Senior Trader, Richard Brown who was incredibly helpful from day one and has remained our point of contact ever since”.

“Richard helped up to set up an account and talked us through the process of transferring our currency to France. After we found the property and made the necessary transfers, we were in regular contact with Richard who was always on hand with invaluable advice and a friendly word”.

“The transfer of funds for the purchase went through without a hitch in September 2011 and was with the notaire well within the allotted time frame which saved us a lot of worry when we had a million and one other things to be thinking about at the same time”.

Pauline and Mark continued: “We have never doubted the professionalism of Richard and his colleagues at Smart. It was reassuring to know that, as this is a normal process for them, we could trust them implicitly with our money. The buying process in France is complex and this at least took one worry out of the equation!”

So impressed were the pair with the service that they received that they have continued to enlist the services of Smart for all currency transfers that they need to make: “With one simple email we can get the ball rolling. The last transfer was completed in just 48 hours. Smart make the whole process incredibly easy and stress free. We would recommend the services of Smart to anyone considering making the move to Europe, their knowledge is exemplary”.

Take a look at Mark and Pauline’s website Les Deux Charrues Gites.

For more information on how Smart Currency Exchange could save you money when sending money between the UK and your overseas account, download their free report here.


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