What is a projet de compromis de vente in a French real estate transaction?

what is project de vente

In a French property transaction the notary or notaries involved will send a draft copy of the compromis de vente to both the buyer and seller.

They do this so all parties can review the document and request any changes or corrections made before the day when all parties meet to sign the compromis de vente in the presence of a French Notary.

This draft of the compromis de vente is called a projet de compromis de vente.

When reviewing the projet de compromis de vente it is really important you understand what you are reading. If you need assistance from an English speaking French notary who can translate and explain the details to you please contact us here.