Buying and Selling in France
in France is similar to that of Scotland.
make an offer for the property, if it is accepted, then you will
immediately, probably on the day of acceptance, in the evening, be
expected to sign the Compromis de Vente. Once signed this
document is equally binding on the vendor and the purchaser.
Once it is signed the vendor cannot ‘gazump’ you if they get a better
offer. Equally the purchaser is committed to the buying the property or
loosing their deposit.
How French Estate agents work
Notaire and Inheritance Law.
Capital Gains Tax
Communaute Universal or Entre Epouse.
This 11 page
booklet takes you through the entire process step by step and warns of the
various financial and legal implications in the buying (or selling) process.
Rather than lots of internet searches all the information you need is
here for £2.50