Dangers of An Offre D’Achat in France

Buying a French property is, like in any country, a very big commitment.

Once you find a French property you wish to buy and you decide to make an offer in the form of An ‘Offre d’Achat’ it is extremely important that you have professional assistance so you understand the commitment you are making before you sign this document.

The Dangers of signing an ‘Offre d’Achat’ is that sometimes buyers make mistakes in the creation of the document  because they have not sought professional assistance. Mistakes made by buyers include giving money to the French property owner when making the Offre d’Achat. This should not be done at this time.

Another mistake is not having a proper time line set up in the document so you know how long you have to wait for acceptance by the French property owner and how long before engagement in the Compromis de Vente.

There are many more potential errors a buyer can make.

Regardless of what you heard from friends and family make sure you have expert professional advice when you are offering to buy a property in France

We can put you in contact with an English speaking French real estate agent or notary to so you can learn more about the process. Contact us here to find an agent in your area of choice.