What does Maison Mitoyenne mean in French real estate?

The French term ‘mitoyen‘ or ‘mitoyenne‘ means common or adjoining. In terms of a wall it means a common wall. (Source: Larousse)

So a  ‘maison mitoyenne‘ in France is a house that has a common wall with another home situated beside it. Sometimes in English we call this type of home a semi-detached home or attached home.

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