Since February 2010, a French lawyer is authorised to act as an agent of real-estate transactions.
Using a French lawyer as an estate agent, in addition to his legal services, is very beneficial to the sellers.
Legal advices for selling your French property
With regard to the legal advices, it is important to get assistance of a bilingual French lawyer as such professional will not assist the seller with respect of the legal implications further to the signature of the legal documents, the various taxes to pay, the relevant diagnostics reports to carry out, etc.
Using such French lawyer as an estate agent
With regard to the selling process, the intervention of just one intermediary for selling your property, especially if the latter is bilingual and based in France, not only simplifies the whole process but also decreases the costs as the commission includes in such case the negotiation fees and the legal assistance.
Selling a property in France is a significant investment and it is essential to fully understand the intricacies of French property law and procedures before making such a big investment.
Only a native French qualified lawyer is in the position to provide you with this highest level of French law expertise and then help you to anticipate and avoid problem.
On the other hand, it is important that you get assistance from a professional who can speak your language.