Pyrenees Orientales Property
Pyrenees Orientales Property

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Guide to the French Buying Process

1. Signing the Agreement (Compris)
On finding a property you wish to purchase you will need to negotiate the terms, price and conditions of the sale with the owner. The next step, once you are in agreement, is to sign the preliminary contract (Compromis de Vente). This is a legal document and after ten days will be binding on both parties. Rules change frequently in France and it is best to consult with your notary about when this period starts. Generally the compris will be signed in France with the Agent. Variants can be included in the compris, for example an Acte (clause) can be added if the name or names to go on the title deed have not been finalised. If a mortgage will be required to purchase the property, the details for this, including the name of the mortgage company, must be on the compris.

2. Paying the Deposit
Generally the deposit will be 10% of the agreed purchase price. This will normally be paid to the notaire. There are exceptions to this, if the agent holds a carte professionelle, is bonded and fully registered then you may pay them, but do not hand over the deposit to anyone else. If for some reason the purchase does not go through, for example, if you write to the notaire and the agent that you do not wish to go continue with the purchase before the contract is binding (within seven days of signing the compris), then your deposit would be repaid. This would also apply if a condition had not been met, or the mayor or S.A.F.E.R. (a government agency that has the right of first purchase on most rural property that comes onto the market in France) could oblige the purchaser to give way. If you decide after the seven days 'cooling off' period that you do not wish to complete the purchase and pull out of the sale you would lose your deposit. If however the vendor pulls out of the sale then you will receive your deposit back plus the same amount from the vendor.

3. On Completion
Generally it will take around two or three months to complete the purchase. During this time the balance of the purchase money must be paid into the account of the notaire, this must be done well ahead of the completion date. The notaire will prepare the documents, check that the deed of sale (Acte de Vente) is in order and have the legal title ready to be signed over. It is possible to have someone sign on your behalf if you give them power of attorney. An interpreter may be of use at this point if your French is not very good and many Notaires will suggest (or insist) that an interpreter is with you.

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All information provided is believed to be current and provided free of charge. No liability can be accepted for the reliability of the information and statements made as this is obtained from 3rd parties. We always recommend you take legal advice from a fully qualified Lawyer or Notary before buying a property overseas.

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4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
3,640,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Versatile and imposing estate just a short distance of Perpignan, Canet and the Mediterranean coastline, offering income generating opportunities, surrounded by vineyards, in a quiet environment wit...

REF: 232607
  • Floor Size: 1,200 square metres
  • Plot Size: 12,000 square metres (1.20 hectares / 2.97 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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4 bedroom house for sale, Rigarda, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

4 bedroom house for sale, Rigarda, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
1,000,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Rigarda, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

A pretty single storey detached property in the Conflent area, just half an hour from Perpignan, with panoramic views of the Canigou massif. Set in three quarters of an acre, the 210m2 house ...

REF: 232302
  • Floor Size: 210 square metres
  • Plot Size: 3,000 square metres (0.30 hectares / 0.74 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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17 bedroom house for sale, Corneilla la Riviere, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

17 bedroom house for sale, Corneilla la Riviere, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
540,000 EUR

17 bedroom house for sale, Corneilla la Riviere, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Amazing opportunity for a lifestyle change with income opportunities with this historic and characterful property found near amenities in a pretty village in Conflent area of the Pyrenees-Orientales ...

REF: 232011
  • Floor Size: 520 square metres
  • Plot Size: 494 square metres (0.05 hectares / 0.12 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 17
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4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
924,000 EUR

4 bedroom house for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Unique opportunity to acquire a former 19th century winery converted into a character South facing 4 bedroom house with mature landsacped garden and independent studio, located near to Perpignan and a...

REF: 231977
  • Floor Size: 565 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,257 square metres (0.13 hectares / 0.31 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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13 bedroom French chateau for sale, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

13 bedroom French chateau for sale, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
750,000 EUR

13 bedroom French chateau for sale, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Unique opportunity to acquire 13 independent apartments set in a beautiful South facing French Chateau with glorious mature garden, enjoying panoramic views from its ideal location near all amenities ...

REF: 231976
  • Floor Size: 550 square metres
  • Plot Size: 951 square metres (0.10 hectares / 0.24 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 13
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5 bedroom villa for sale, Saint Esteve, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

5 bedroom villa for sale, Saint Esteve, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
714,000 EUR

5 bedroom villa for sale, Saint Esteve, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

A bright and airy 5 bedroom villa with swimming pool and and large outbuilding offering a variety of uses. The fully detached property comes with living space of 190m2, a 10x5 swimming poo...

REF: 231913
  • Floor Size: 190 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,465 square metres (0.15 hectares / 0.36 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 5
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3 bedroom apartment for sale, Canet en Roussillon, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

3 bedroom apartment for sale, Canet en Roussillon, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
522,000 EUR

3 bedroom apartment for sale, Canet en Roussillon, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Spacious second floor apartment in this highly desirable new residence with 3 bedrooms and a large sunny terrace. The 99m2 property is part of a superb and secluded new development consisting ...

REF: 231880
  • Floor Size: 99 square metres
  • Bedrooms: 3
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4 bedroom villa for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

4 bedroom villa for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
936,000 EUR

4 bedroom villa for sale, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Nestling in over half an acre of glorious landscaped gardens with pool is this superb 4 bedroom single storey villa, located near all amenities in Perpignan. Ideally situated in one of the most...

REF: 231809
  • Floor Size: 224 square metres
  • Plot Size: 2,500 square metres (0.25 hectares / 0.62 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 4
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14 bedroom house for sale, Formigueres, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

14 bedroom house for sale, Formigueres, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
3,307,500 EUR

14 bedroom house for sale, Formigueres, Prades, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Unique opportunity to acquire an exceptional property divided into 6 units entirely refurbished and furnished, with garden, ideally located near the ski resorts of Formigueres, in the heart of the...

REF: 231808
  • Floor Size: 500 square metres
  • Plot Size: 125 square metres (0.01 hectares / 0.03 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 14
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9 bedroom house for sale, Conflent, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

9 bedroom house for sale, Conflent, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon
1,155,000 EUR

9 bedroom house for sale, Conflent, Perpignan, Pyrenees-Orientales, Languedoc-Roussillon

Unique opportunity to acquire a collection of 3 beautiful properties full of character, nestling in nearly half an acre of glorious landscaped gardens with infinity pool, another pool and 2 Jacuzzis, ...

REF: 231696
  • Floor Size: 400 square metres
  • Plot Size: 1,800 square metres (0.18 hectares / 0.44 acres)
  • Bedrooms: 9
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