Tim Sage

What is the Acte de Vente in France?

Written by on February 3, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
What is the Acte de Vente in France?

  You found the dream house in France. You’ve signed the Compromis de Vente,  you’ve waiting around three months  and now you’re going to complete the Acte de Vente the last part of the buying process. The Acte de Vente This is it! The big day! All parties meet in the Notaire’s office. The balance […]

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What is a Compromis de Vente in France?

Written by on February 3, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
What is a Compromis de Vente in France?

Once you’ve found your dream home in France and agreed a price, it’s almost time for those champagne corks to start popping! But before that, there’s a little more to do – we’re talking about the legal transfer of the property from the seller to the buyer which involves paying a deposit (usually at least […]

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4 Top tips to help you sell your house in France

Written by on November 23, 2016 in Property for sale, Property in France
4 Top tips to help you sell your house in France

It’s not unheard of for homes to be sold without the buyer visiting but it is rare. The point of advertising your home for sale is not so much to sell it on the web or in a window but to get potential buyers to arrive at your door and make them go “WOW, I […]

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4 Key Things To Consider When You Buy Property In France

Written by on November 6, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property in France
4 Key Things To Consider When You Buy Property In France

France is approximately five times the area of England and has a geography as diverse as the USA. It’s generally thought that this is the reason so many of the French don’t go abroad for their holidays – they don’t need to! France offers everything from flatlands and marshes to mountains and raging rivers. So, […]

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Guide to French Property Diagnostics Report

Written by on May 18, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property for sale
Guide to French Property Diagnostics Report

  When it comes to the property market in France, as you’d expect, there’s paperwork and form filling and reports to be prepared. The vendor of a property in France must provide a full set of property “diagnostics” as part of the terms of sale. Even to market a property, the vendor will have to […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Buying Property in France

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Beginner’s Guide to Buying Property in France

You want to buy a property in France but you’re bombarded with advice, some of it conflicting, some of it frankly out of date. So we’ve put together an beginner’s guide to the property market in France and here we look at buying a property… The first question is, do you use an agency or […]

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