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The role of the Notaire in the buying process

A Notaire is a public officer. Appointed by the Minister of Justice and entrusted by the State as a public servant, a...

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“Promesse de Vente” (aka «  Preliminary Contract ») or “Compromis de Vente” (aka « Sales Agreement »)

Two contracts with different consequences for the buyer and the seller. A Preliminary Contract (Promesse De Vente) an...

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French mortgage rates for June 2022

The lender is refusing to finance your project because your Global Effective Annual Rate is exceeding the Usury Rate ...

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French mortgage rates for May 2022

Quick recap on the French lenders’ risk assessment process French lenders don’t carry out credit checks on applicants...

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French mortgage rates for April 2022

Newly published Usury Rates (aka “Taux d’Usure” in French) are out of sync with increasing mortgage rates and closing...

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French mortgage rates for March 2022

A mortgage life insurance revolution The French Senate ratifies the termination of your mortgage life insurance at an...

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French mortgage rates for February 2022

Inflation, growth and mortgage rates increase in 2022 While prices for manufactured goods fell, nearly all other pric...

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French mortgage rates for January 2022

Looking to invest in Real Estate in France? 2022 might just be the year for you ! Over the last 5 years, real estate ...

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French mortgage rates for December 2021

How is BREXIT affecting the lending rules for UK clients? Post-Brexit criteria for UK residents are finally getting t...

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