The process of buying a property

Posted by admin in Property Investment, The Companies | September 13th 2005

If you are looking to buy a property or have already found the property and agreed the price, then this page will provide a general guideline to the process of buying a property in France and highlight points that you should bear in mind. Tweet This Post

Overview: Buying a property in France

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In France, the process of buying a house, an apartment or land is regulated. Before you begin looking for the property you want to own, establish whether you have enough capital for the deposit, are able to raise the finance, pay the arrangement, transaction and legal fees and afford the monthly payment which should include… Read more

Questions on Capital Appreciation

Posted by admin in Property Investment, Property Letters, The South of France | September 12th 2005

A capital gain is the difference between the original price and the eventual sale price. The expenses of the purchase and the sale, and certain expenses incurred during the period of ownership can be deducted from the gain. Tweet This Post

Why property in Cannes?

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It is a fact of Europe today that people are demanding more and more access to sunshine, wherever they may live and work. The Cote d’Azur has superb beaches, a beautiful sea, a stunning backdrop of mountains and snow, and quaint and ancient villages boasting fabulous cuisine. Tweet This Post

Why property in France?

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There are many reasons for buying property in France, as is evidenced by the literally hundreds of magazine articles, television programes and expos dedicated to the subject … Financial Mail – “If you really want to get out of rand’s and into property, go to Euroland. French property for instance, is going at bargain prices.”… Read more

What are the basic steps to buying property in France?

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Before you begin looking for the property you want to own, establish whether you have enough capital for the deposit, are able to raise the finance, pay the arrangement, transaction and legal fees and afford the monthly payment which should include the mortgage payments, life assurance and building insurance. Why is property good? Tweet This… Read more

Should I be buying using an SCI?

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The use of a “Société Civile Immobilière”, or SCI is a common way of buying a property in France … Advantages … Tweet This Post

What about the buying process in France

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This page will provide a general outline as to the procedures involved in buying a property in France … and give you an idea of what to expect and who you will meet along the way … The first stage is to identify the property that suits your investment and personal needs, and thereafter …… Read more

USING AN SCI TO PURCHASE PROPERTY IN FRANCE

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What is an SCI? The Societe Civile Immobiliere is a fully incorporated company, whose registered office must be in France – this can be the property itself. Alternatively, the SCI can be domiciled at an administrative office in France. An SCI can be used to purchase either a property or land which will subsequently be… Read more

SCI ESTIMATED SERVICES FEES

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SCI feasibility study and legal incorporation fees : from 1 700 to 2 100 € SCI legal registration fees and taxes: 550€ Recurring bookkeeping and accounting fees: (according to size) from 1 700€ to 2 200€ annually. SCI related Personal yearly Income Tax submission: 350€ SCI yearly Tax submission: 1 230€ SCI related Yearly Capital… Read more