Letting Property in France

Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Letting French Property, written for current and prospective landlords of property in France, both furnished and unfurnished accommodation, including a chambre d'hôte an a French gite business.

The guide should also be of use to those looking to rent property in France, although we also have a separate specific guide for tenants.

Letting property in France is a tax efficient method of obtaining a second income.

However, you need to choose your property and your tenant with care, as returns vary substantially across the country and tenants have a strong degree of security of tenure.


  1. Introduction
  2. Top Tips
  3. Business Registration
  4. Taxation of Rental Income
  5. Local Property Taxes/Rates
  6. Finding a Tenant
  7. Selecting Your Tenant
  8. Tenancy Agreements
  9. Statutory Surveys
  10. Condition Report/L’Etat des Lieux
  11. What Can I Charge in Rent?
  12. Duration of Tenancy
  13. Protection Against Arrears of Rent
  14. Property Insurance Obligations
  15. Landlord Repairing Obligations
  16. Tenant Repairs & Alterations
  17. Sub-Letting
  18. Transfer of the Tenancy
  19. Termination of Tenancy
  20. Getting Advice and Disputes
  21. Housing Benefits
  22. Legal Proceedings








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