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French Property - Page 4
Neighbour Nuisance and French Property Sale Contracts
Two recent cases in the French courts considered noise nuisance problems encountered by buyers following property sale completion.
11 Mar 2020
Best French Towns and Villages to Live
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.
Sale of Land for Camp Site Annulled
The sale of land for a camp site illustrates the need for vigilance over the statutory survey reports on all French property purchases.
French Estate Agent Fees
Estate agent fees are falling in France, the result of increased competition and a change in the law.
Herd of Cows a Neighbour Nuisance?
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
Property Undervalued by Estate Agent
A French estate agent and buyer conspire to defraud sellers of the proper proceeds from the sale of their property.
10 Jan 2020
Buying and Selling French Property in Sterling
Is it possible to use Sterling in a French property sale transaction?
08 Nov 2019
Polluted Lake in French Property Sale
Buyers find that a large lake in the grounds of the French property they had purchased was polluted.
08 Oct 2019
Brexit and 'No-Deal'
With the possibility that the UK may crash out of the EU, what are the legal implications for expatriates and those seeking to relocate to France?
How to Buy French Property as an Unmarried Couple
With many couples buying property in France as unmarried partners, what is the best ownership structure to use?
Estate Agent and Notaire Negligent Over Legalities
An estate agent and notaire have been found negligent in the drafting of the sale and purchase contract and of the deed of sale.
Garden Wall Constitutes a Neighbour Nuisance
When a boundary wall between two homes is considered to be a neighbour nuisance.
Contract Terms Altered in Deed of Sale
A French property buyer who signed a sale and purchase agreement refuses to sign the deed of sale as the terms had been changed.
08 Aug 2019
Best Village in France 2019
The village of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue in the Manche department of Normandy has been voted best village in France this year.
SAFER Property Pre-Emption Annuled
A decision to pre-empt on the sale of a property by SAFER is annulled due to a failure of proper notification to the buyers.
Estate Agent Failed to Advise Buyer of Bypass
An estate agent failed to advise buyers of a proposed bypass, but just what was the notaire doing?
Migration Controls and Enforcement in France
A new report provides an interesting insight into the process for the management of irregular migrants in France.
Undeclared Payment Costs Property Seller
A property seller in France who devised a scheme to reduce their capital gains tax liability comes unstuck.
06 Jun 2019
Double Commission Payable to French Estate Agent
A French court has ruled that there is no legal restriction on an estate agent obtaining a commission from both seller and buyer.
09 Apr 2019
Brexit and Residence Rights in France
What are the rights of residence of economically inactive UK nationals who live in France on a low income?
07 Mar 2019