What is droit de mutation in french real estate?

When you buy French property at this time you pay a fee to the notary and this fee includes what is call the ‘droit de mutation’ to the French Fiscal Adminstration.

The simplest explanation in English of the ‘droit de mutation’ is a French property transfer tax.

To find out the exact amount of this tax and how it can impact you we can put you in contact with a English speaking French notary who can answer your question in detail. It is not so easy to find French notary who speak English but we can help you free of charge Contact us here