France - House Sale
The seller must provide certain certificates, to prove that certified professionals have inspected the house.
These certificates must be done by a professional and are paid by the seller :
- certificate of the surface (the law Carrez)
- location of asbestos
- location of lead
- location of the parasites (termites)
The buyer will pay the real estate agency fees, the notary fees.
Both parties are due to pay property tax (taxes foncières). It will be paid in proportion of the number of months of the year that you will own the house.