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.
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.
The sale of a life-annuity property is re-qualified as a gift, with substantial tax implications for the buyer.
Investors in holiday apartment complexes in France urge government intervention over mortgages as rents dry up.
Many property buyers were unable to complete on a sale in France before President Macron ordered the lockdown, so what is the legal position? writes avocat Clint Goffin van Aken.
03 Apr 2020
A new report provides a snapshot of the size and deployment of wind farm installations across France.
Only code-breakers could probably fully understand the fee structure operated by French notaires, so the risk of being overcharged should not be under-estimated.
11 Mar 2020
Two recent cases in the French courts considered noise nuisance problems encountered by buyers following property sale completion.
A new quality of life study gives the best places to live in France, but is probably only useful if you accept the technique that has been used.
07 Feb 2020
The sale of land for a camp site illustrates the need for vigilance over the statutory survey reports on all French property purchases.
Estate agent fees are falling in France, the result of increased competition and a change in the law.
Living in the countryside in France brings many benefits, but it does also mean that you may be obliged to tolerate some of the more unpleasant characteristics of farming activity.
10 Jan 2020
A French estate agent and buyer conspire to defraud sellers of the proper proceeds from the sale of their property.
Is it possible to use Sterling in a French property sale transaction?
08 Nov 2019
04 Sep 2020
14 May 2020