How much commissions do real estate agents charge in France?

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A French real estate agency is able to decide freely on the amount of commission (honoraires) they will charge for the sale of a property.

Each agency must display in their office a document that shows their fees. Often the advertised price of French real estate  includes the agencies commissions and this in indicated by the letters FAI noted after the price. FAI means ‘Frais d’agence Inclus’ (commission included)

Note: do you want more specific details on what is included in French real estate sales commission, who pays it and how it is shared between agencies. Then follow this link for us to connect you to an English speaking French real estate agent.