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Mike Foster Social Media Manager Bordeaux
Essential services
for your resettlement projects


First Start in Bordeaux offers you tailor-made accompaniment services. We provide our clients premier support for their resettlement projects.

Streamline and simplify your relocation to the South West of France with First Start in Bordeaux

Our Services

Helping you find a rental or purchase property

First of all, we define together your specifications (neighbourhoods, area, budget, style of the building, environment, potential renovation work). We then carry out research and a pre-selection of housing options according to your preferences. Moving forward, we also organise property visits, preparation and submitting of all applications. We accompany you in the entire process, all the way up to the signature of the lease or the act of sale.

We organise your move

We take charge of your physical relocation of your belonging. Consequently, we organise all steps of your move in relation to obtaining removalist quotes, storage of your furniture and also providing temporary accommodation solutions.

Enrolment of your family into education establishments

We support your family by sourcing the most appropriate schooling establishment for your children. Subsequently, this includes the research and enrolment of your family members in schools,  universities and childcare. Coupled with expert advice on all types of institutions (public or private schools, international education, bilingual or French, special education & Montessori schools).

Professional spousal support

It is important that your spouse and family integrate into their new environment. This is why we offer support for your better half in the ways of networking with potential organisations and employers to facilitate their job search.

We assist you in navigating French administration

We are your guide for all adminstration formalities when arriving in Bordeaux. Our experience enables us to carry out all administrative tasks relating to the commissioning of housing, insurance underwriting, contract and subscriptions creation(telephone, electricity, gas, internet).

In addition, we also offer assistance with administrative formalities relating to immigration (residence permit), banking, health care, vehicle registration and compliance of driving licenses for non-Europeans.

Cultural and social discovery

Discover your new home and the beautiful city of Bordeaux. Particularly, we guide you through the best methods of cultural and social inclusion. Such as, your registration for language courses, sporting clubs, and organisations of interest.