What should property buyers do when it comes to getting advice?   The purchase of a property in France involves a substantial financial commitment, yet too often buyers know surprisingly little about the product…

FRENCH LIFE Property sellers beware  Oliver and Lisa Philips tell their story     In 2006 we bought an apartment in Collioure as a holiday home and investment for our retirement. Now in our 60s,…

Delays and remedies Some contracts state that completion of the transaction should take place at the latest by a fixed date. Alternatively, the contract may stipulate that completion should take place within a specified number…