The gorgeous region of Brittany, or Bretagne as it is likewise called, is the home of the cities of Nantes, Rennes, Brest, Lorient, and so on. Surrounding the beaches of Normandy is the Mont Saint Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is the 2nd most gone to traveler attraction in France after Paris. Saint Malo, La Pointe du Raz, Montsd'Arr e and Montagne Noire are among the most beautiful locations in the area that attract countless traveler from the world over, each year. In additions, the VieillesCharrues festival (music), the Festival de Cornouaille (culture) and the F te des filets Bleus (fishing) are lavish carnivals that produce an exuberant atmosphere in an otherwise peaceful and calm area.
Working with solicitors to help your cause
When you go to France with the intent of purchasing property for sale in Brittany, you need to know that lawyers (notaires) have a continuous flow of properties that are being disposed off by inheritors. The sale of these properties is promoted for in papers, so make certain you buy a local newspaper and understand the ad therein. If you have difficulty understanding French, which you clearly will if you aren't sure the language, you will have an interest in understanding that the agents in the Brittany Estate are fluent in English.
A basic search on Google for "Breton Immobilier", meaning 'estate representative' will list over 2,500 entries. The agents typically accompany you to visit properties and their location is a carefully guarded secret.
"Compromis de vente" and "acte".
On finding a property that interests you, the representative will ask you to sign an initial sale arrangement called the "compromis de vente" before you buy property in France. Unless any hidden issues (vices caches) are concealed in the property, you have the legal obligation of completing the purchase. However, you can make the arrangement conditional, on obtaining planning authorization, for instance, and so on.
You will be accuseded of a conveyance fee on a statutory scale. The only method you can leave it is by (unlawfully) concealing part of the financial worth of the deal. It's a typical thing, this, and the notaire might simply ask you if any part of the deal was done "sous table" (under the table). "Acte" is the term given to the completion of the offer and it's a very 'French' event. Both, the purchaser and the seller meet at the selling notaire's office and the conveyance is read out. The notaire checks if everything has actually been comprehended at each phase. And once the deal is done, you will be served a glass of champagne!