With France now in lockdown, what are the rules in place concerning housing market activity?
10 Nov 2020
The failure of most notaires to participate in the government sponsored mediation service is "unacceptable" says the mediator.
The on-line portal for British nationals in France to apply for residency has finally opened, to general endorsement.
Owning substantial property in France and liability to French taxes.
What are the shooting rights of hunters in France on private land?
With less than two months to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, it's not too late to become legally resident in France.
06 Oct 2020
The construction of a six-metre boundary wall fuelled a long-standing enmity between two neighbours.
A seller sought to avoid payment of the sales commission to the agent, but had to pay up in the end.
04 Sep 2020
In many areas of France a soil study is now compulsory on the sale of building land and for new house construction.
A seller who agrees to undertake roof works to their property as a condition of sale fails to undertake the works.
11 Aug 2020
Under specific circumstances, French law lays down an obligation of garden and grounds maintenance on property owners.
A recently published study from the French national statistical office provides an interesting portrait of the British who live in France.
20 Jul 2020
The village of Hunspach in the Bas-Rhin department of the Grand Est region has been voted best village in France this year.
09 Jul 2020
The division of ownership of property between lifetime use and bare ownership is an obstacle to the seizure of property, a French court has ruled.
Service charges in apartments rose by an average of 2% last year, to reach an average of €51m2 pa, but with significant variations.
How to obtain preferential rights on the future sale of land or property that may not be on the market.
07 Jul 2020
Who gets the interest earned on client funds held by a notaire?
03 Jun 2020
What are the regulations in France concerning the burning of garden waste?
Is it possible to get around the right of pre-emption held by SAFER, the French agricultural land agency, over rural land and property?
05 May 2020
A salutary warning to buyers of French property located in an area where the statutory parasitic survey does not apply.
18 Jan 2021
11 Jan 2021