Selling property in Nice
The great thing about selling in France is that it is simple and nearly everything is done for you. If you can provide all the paperwork you received when you bought the apartment, along with your last property management and council tax bill, your only next jobs are to sign the “Compromis”, and then hand over the keys and pick up a cheque on the agreed date.

If you are selling a property then please read our detailed guide here:

  • Step 1: Contracting an estate agency. When taking on an estate agency in Nice, what should you be looking for? Are you required to give an exclusivity? What if you want to sell it yourself?
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  • Step 2: Supplying the paperwork. There are a number of elements you need for the estate agency to be able to go ahead with the sale. The deeds, the building rules, your council tax bill, and your property management bill.
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  • Step 3: Obtaining the certificates. A battery of tests need to be done by an insured expert, and certificates provided, before a property can be either advertised or sold.
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  • Step 4: Signing the Compromis de Vente. This the point of no-return, and so you must be sure to get the key points in contract to your satisfaction.
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  • Step 5: Handing over the keys. When you finally pick up the cheque, or more usually these days wait for the bank transfer, but there are still a few points to tidy up the day before you hand over those keys.
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