Notaire fees up 0.7%

Starting today, 1st March 2014, Notaire fees have increased by 0.7%. This means an extra €700 for every €100,000 of purchase price, so an extra €1,750 for a €250,000 purchase. Not insignificant. The actual increase is in the part of the Notaire fees called the “droits de mutation” which went up from 3.8% to 4.5% […]

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France not banning renting to tourists

A number of clients have contacted us about the Daily Mail article on the 13th December 2013 titled “Thousands of Brits with holiday homes in Spain and France may be banned from renting them out to tourists”. The article suggests a new law is coming into effect in France that will ban second home owners […]

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