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If you’re selling a French property through an estate agent you will be asked to sign a mandate. These are the crucial things you need to understand before you sign

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The legal timeline for property transactions in France is quite different to the UK – learn the different stages of a French property purchase so you know what to expect

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If you are buying a French property as a couple then there are a number of legal points to consider, including how to structure your property purchase and how to make use of matrimonial regimes for your inheritance planning, especially with new EU rules coming into effect

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Selling your house in France? Keep an eye on your liabilities or you could end up in a difficult situation

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Ad Feature: The importance of being earnest… with your bank loan

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Bright Avocats explain the importance of understanding your bank loan and why you need expert legal advice

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Estate agents have the time and expertise to market and sell your French property but make sure you choose the right one for you and understand the contracts you are signing

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The 15-year-rule will be scrapped by 2020 meaning British citizens living abroad will keep the right to vote in UK elections for life

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EU referendum

Guide to long-term renting in France

Friday, September 23, 2016

Planning to rent a property in France? Make sure you understand how the renting process works in France and a tenant’s rights and responsibilities first

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Renting in France

If you’re buying a French property then don’t overlook the importance of using an avocat to advise you and protect your interests

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‘En indivision’, ‘en tontine’ and through an SCI are 3 ways of purchasing French property jointly

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Buying guides

New EU succession rules means there are now more options for Brits when deciding who inherits their French property, but it is important to understand them when writing your will

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