The election of President Macron changes ground rules for International property buyers in France. After Brexit and Trump, we think that the Macron victory signals a changing context for politics. The victory will have some very specific effects on both the French property market and the French mortgage market. Though the consequences are direct, they […]
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Moving in to your new French house is the final step in buying a property in France. After signing the acte at the notaire’s office, the estate agent will hand over the keys. However, there are still a few more formalities for you to complete before you can relax. Attestation d’Acquisition The notaire will hand over […]
French Property Market Survey January 2016 The French Property Market Survey January 2016 is essential reading if you are thinking of buying or selling French property in 2016. Crédit Foncier has just published the results of the January survey of French property professionals (real estate agents, home builders, developers) with their predictions for the French […]
The French dossier diagnostic technique is a mandatory requirement and the French government require that a number of diagnostics, equivalent to the short-lived UK Home Information Pack (HIPS) scheme, are carried out as part of the French property transaction. All French property sellers are required to have a dossier diagnostic technique prepared before a compromis de […]
French Planning Permission rules are set out in the “Code de l’Urbanisme”. How French planning permission can affect French property renovation To put this into context let’s give you two examples of how the planning system can affect French property renovation. We decided that we would like to add two Velux windows to our roof. We […]