In a French compromis de vente what personal details are included?

When you buy or sell a French property as an individual there are certain personal details that may be included in the French contract of purchase and sale called the Compromis de vente, this document becomes the basis of the final act of sale.

At this time of writing , the Compromise de vente typically includes the following information. You need to speak to your notary to confirm that all these details will be presnt.


Full names of buyer and seller



Contact details of buyer and seller



Details of ex-husbands and wives of the buyer and seller



Professions or absence of profession of the buyer and seller



Citizenship of the buyer and seller

As mentioned these details are present in the contract but may not always be. In addition, if the seller or buyer are not individuals but are, for example, a company details will be different. So to make sure you know what details are included about you in a French ‘compromis de vente’ please consult with your French notary.

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Article Date August 2013