When buying a French property can I sign the Acte de Vente in my own country?

acte de vente signing in another country

According to French law the Acte de Vente must be signed in France. If you cannot be present at the final signing you can sign a power of attorney giving the power to another member of your family or a notary’s clerk to sign on your behalf.

Date of this article July 7 2013, remember all French rules are subject to change so make sure you are up to date by consulting with your French notary.

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