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How many agents?
Vendors

how_many_agents_1.pdf

Selling in France is not like selling in the UK. The rules are different and the outcomes are different. It is important that vendors comprehend these special “rules of engagement”.

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French taxes 2016
Taxation

French Taxes 2016

INCOME TAX (Impôt sur le Revenu)

WEALTH TAX (Impôt de Solidarité sur la Fortune)

CAPITAL GAINS TAX – Property (Plus Value Immobilières)

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Termites, Fungal and Insect related damage (Termites/Etat Parasitaire)
Buyers, Vendors

The report on termites is only a compulsory requirement in a number of areas, however completing the Etat Parasitaire is recommended for buildings over 25 years old. The report is valid only for 6 months.

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Essential reports 1 Fosse septiques
Buyers

This is the first in a mini-series of articles on the diagnostic reports that are undertaken when arranging the sale of a property in France.

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Fosse septiques
Buyers, Vendors

Before a compromis de vente (CDV) or sales agreement can be signed, a fosse report has to be provided to the buyer. Therefore, Allez-Français as a company, strongly advises all sellers to arrange for all diagnostic reports to be done as soon as the property is marketed. 

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Sole agency (exclusive) or multiple (simple)
Vendors

As you go on the market, there is a simple but important decision for you to make, about how many agents you instruct. The temptation of many sellers, is to go with several, rather than sole agency, which is of course, the “norm” in the UK.

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Loi Hoguet
General
Loi Hoguet

French estate agents are governed by a law of 2 January 1970 (known as the Loi Hoguet) and a Decree of 20 July 1972. These laws were passed to protect the public from low standards of ethics and competence. They are strictly enforced in France.

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French taxation
Taxation

Moving or retiring to France is a dream that many share. We look at how spending your time in France can actually work to your financial advantage. Bas du formulaire

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Legalese
Vendors

When  looking for a property in France (like any property search elsewhere in the world), the estate agent is often the first person to be contacted.

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Common mistakes
Vendors

Mistake 1: You have poor photos to represent your home. One of the most important marketing tools you have at your disposal is the group of photos used for internet listings.

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Allez-Français photos
Vendors
Allez-Français photos

They say that first impressions last a lifetime, and this could very well be true when it comes to buyers laying eyes on the perfect family home for the first time.

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Marketing your property
Vendors
Marketing your property

We try to set ourselves above the standard offered by most Estate Agencies, and look forward to agreeing with you the best way that we can promote your property.

Ahead of our visit to your property, we would ask if you could make the following available please :

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