What is a Succession in French real estate?

When you are buying French real estate you may see an advertisement stating the French word ‘Succession’. This term is typically used when a property is being sold due to a death in a family. In English, in general, we would refer to this as an ‘inheritance’ of a property.

Make sure you fully understand the nature of purchasing a property that is part of a ‘Succession’ as it can be complicated. Speak to your English speaking French notary for advice. Need a English speaking French notary contact us to assist you.