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Buyers’ FAQs for France

What are the costs when purchasing a property in France?

There are slightly different costs for purchasing a property in France, depending on the type of property you are purchasing:

  • New Property

    For properties less than 5 years old, taxes amount to approximately 2.5% of the property price, while you’ll also have to pay land registration and notary fees.

  • Resale property

    Properties older than 5 years old are classed as resales. You would expect to pay between 6% and 8% of the total purchase cost.

When you register the mortgage, you will also have to pay an additional 1% for the notary.

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