What is a Frais d’etudes or frais de dossier in French banking?

When you buy a French property with bank financing the French bank may charge you a Frais d’etudes or frais de dossier which is an administration fee to put together your file. This is not always payable but it could be and it may be a large amount so always ask your French bank for more details about the costs you will be asked to pay and get this response in writing.

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