The Best French Mortgage alphabetic glossary should cover most of the terms you will need to understand to obtain your French mortgage. Our glossary of French housing and property terms includes all the essential words and vocabulary you will need to understand. We have included many technical and legal terms related to French property purchase […]
Best French Mortgage French Mortgage Glossary
Our French mortgage glossary is a valuable point of reference for French mortgage terms. It is particularly useful because French mortgage offers are issued in French. Therefore, you will need to understand these terms before signing your mortgage acceptance.
Notaires Searches Notaires searches can take up to two months from the signing of the initial contract. This is to allow enough time for the notaire to carry out the necessary searches. The notaire will not start the searches before the signing of an initial contract between the vendors and the purchasers. Usually, they will […]
Firstly, remember that French tax law can change tax rates annually. To stay up to date on rates you should check for the latest information on the Impots Gouv website. However, many of the common questions we get are about the principles of French taxation and these tend not to change. French Tax Law FAQ […]
The law controlling French Reservation Contract has been made clear by a French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) judgement regarding off-plan property and the obligations resulting from the signing of a reservation contract. Since the 2008 recession started, a lot of developments have been left unfinished in Greece and in Spain but this is still […]
French Notaires Fees are paid on every French property transaction. This article explains what they are and how to calculate them. French Notaires Fees What Are They When a Notaire completes a property transaction deed Notaires fees, including property tax, may become payable. French Notaires fees cover Fees: Emoluments d’Acte and Emoluments de Formalités Disbursments […]