How much are French notary fees in a real estate transaction?

The purchase of a French real estate property requires the payment of the French notary’s fees. How much are the notary fees is an important question? This year (2014) the fees when up.

If is best to confirm with a French notary the exact amount that it will cost you but in general expect to pay up to 8 percent of the purchase price of a French property (in addition to the purchase price) when you buy a previously owned apartment or house.

Expect to pay between 2 and 3 percent of the purchase price of a French property (in addition to the purchase price) when you buy a new apartment or house.

To get more specific details visit the notary of France website and contact an English speaking French notary. Information is available in English here.