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How to purchase a property in France
To watch the video of the interview with Ms. Alexandra ETASSE on the role of the notary, notary's fees and buying property, follow this link
If the marriage is ratified abroad and has been preceded by a marriage contract, are there any formalities to observe?
If the marriage has been ratified abroad it will be necessary at the time of the transcription of your marriage to indicate the existence of a possible marriage contract previously[...]
May a Civil Union be concluded abroad?
A French person resident abroad who wishes to conclude a civil union with another French or foreign person must make a joint declaration at the embassy or the Consulate of the comm[...]
Is it possible to get married in France with a person of the same sex and foreign nationality?
The Civil code foresees that "two people of the same sex may contract a marriage when for at least one of them, either their personal law, or the law of the state in the territory [...]
What are the notaire’s fees (“frais de notaires”) ?
Although the total amount of fees and taxes is often refererred to as « notaire’s fees » (frais de notaire) ; the notaire’s fee is actually only about1%. Usually on a given purch[...]
Can I choose the Notary anywhere in France ?
Yes you can choose a notary anywhere in France to assist your in a property purchase. The purchaser and the seller can have different notaires, and this will not incur any extra [...]