Facilitate Private Property Sales

  • Take photographs, write descriptions and measure a property for a private sale listing with French Properties Direct.
  • Present all the required marketing information in the required format.
  • Changes to marketing with French Properties Direct as required.
  • Check and arrange all diagnostic inspections as necessary. Including visits (within 40km)
  • Deal with buyer inquiries if requested.
  • Arrange and agree viewings with the vendor.
  • Conduct visits if requested by the vendor (within 30 km). Extra charge agreed beyond.
  • Provide feedback where available resulting from the visits. Forward any offers.
  • Liaise with the chosen Notaire to assist with facilitating all the required documentation to complete the sale. We do not raise a Compromis de Vente. The Notaire will do this.
  • Arrange for a translator if required (third party fee).
  • Liaise with any parties required to assist the completion process.
  • Arrange for chimney sweep (third party charge).
  • Arrange for fosse septic to be inspected if required.
  • Any other processes to complete a private sale.

Initial Fee
Charged at 295 Euros (non-returnable) to cover meetings, photography, descriptions, measuring, liaising with French Properties Direct and all diagnosticians (as required). Presenting all information in the correct format to French Properties Direct (our marketing partner).

Please note:

  • For large properties the fee will be by negotiation dependent on the proposition.
  • The above package caters for 4 visits to assist viewings.
  • At the commencement of the conveyancing process 300 Euros advance (non-returnable) towards the facilitation of all processes.
  • On the day of completion a 1% success fee is payable minus the initial fee and the advanced conveyance fee.

Marketing Fees
At the outset the client will choose the appropriate marketing package from French Properties Direct. This is a separate arrangement with French Properties Direct. Packages cost from as little as £15 per month. We recommend the 6 month package as representing excellent value at £250.

Property Search and Finding

  • Research private, agency and notaire property listings in our region in accordance with a client brief.
  • Present a list of qualified properties to the client.
  • Liaise with agents, notaires and private individuals to arrange viewings.
  • Accompany all viewings with the client.
  • Assist with any follow up processes.

Charged at 400 Euros (non-returnable) based on a list of up to 8 selected properties to visit.

Please note:

  • Additional properties can be listed and any additional fee agreed at the outset.
  • Should a programme of visits prove unsuccessful a subsequent instruction would receive a 25% discount to the normal fee.
  • The fee structure assumes a visit radius of 50 km from our business address.
  • An individual fee arrangement can be agreed for any instruction outside the standard parameters.
  • Assistance with the conveyancing process and any other post offer process can be agreed based on each proposition.
  • A translator can be provided (third party fee).
  • Other professionals can be sourced as required (third party fee).

House Doctoring and Other Property Maintenance Services
Charged at 25 Euros per hour for assignments within a 30km radius of our business address. Additional mileage charged at 40 cents per km. All materials supplied by the client and use of a client’s gardening equipment.

Buyer Service
Charged at 500 Euros to assist buyers with all processes to establish utility accounts, assist with all administrative processes, check the property once a month (if a second home), assist with sourcing artisans and attend any meetings with artisans and assist processes. The arrangement is for 3 months following the completion of the sale.

Peace of Mind Service
Charged at 60 Euros per month or 150 Euros per quarter. Based on a radius of 40km from our business address. Additional distance charged at 40 cents per km. Includes a security visit each month with report and photos, deal with and report emergencies. Keyholding. Additional visits charged at 60 Euros per visit (maximum 2 hours including travel). Emergency call out charged at 40 Euros per hour/part hour (Including travel).

Other Services
By agreement.

Currency Exchange (partner) – Excellent rates available.
Mortgage Facilities (partner) – Complete market coverage with a full range of facilities and products.