Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Letting French Property, for current and prospective landlords of property in France.
In the guide we cover both furnished and unfurnished accommodation - holiday, annual lettings, chambre d'hôtes and gites.
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 at Renting Property in France.
Letting property in France can be 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 who occupy the property as their main residence have strong of security of tenure.
- Top Tips
- Business Registration
- Taxation of Rental Income
- Local Property Taxes/Rates
- Selecting Your Tenant
- Tenancy Agreements
- Statutory Surveys
- Condition Report/L’Etat des Lieux
- What Can I Charge in Rent?
- Duration of Tenancy
- Protection Against Arrears of Rent
- Property Insurance Obligations
- Landlord Repairing Obligations
- Tenant Repairs & Alterations
- Transfer of the Tenancy
- Termination of Tenancy
- Getting Advice and Disputes
- Housing Benefits
- Legal Proceedings
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