French Real Estate Professionals New Law about Education


All French real estate professional are now required to have continuing education.

A new law Decree No. 2016-173 of February 18, 2016 relating to continuing education for real estate professionals in France is good news for all French property owners.

Training can only improve the quality of service offered to buyers and seller.

This law is pertaining to all people working in the French real estate business including agent commercial auto  entrepreneur, employees and managers. The duration of the training noted in the decree here is 14 hours of training per year per person.

Check with your local real estate agent to learn more.

Proof of the required training is required to obtain renewal of professional cards.

Course included in certification include legal, economic, trade, ethics and the technical areas related to construction, housing, urban planning, energy transition.

Read the full details in French on the government of France website here.