I have no idea how many sales we have had but years ago it was over 450.FrenchForumSurvivor wrote: ↑Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:52 pmHere's the Decréé covering that: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichTe ... rieLien=id, but it says, "Jusqu'à l'expiration d'un délai d'un mois à compter de la date de cessation de l'état d'urgence sanitaire", and that month is now past.mysty wrote: ↑Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:36 pmYou can do the complete sale remotly you do not even need to be in France.FrenchForumSurvivor wrote: ↑Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:09 pmI may be wrong, but I think the Acte de Vente is more binding than the Compromis, so the Notaire is legally obliged to see a physical person signing the documents in front of him/her. More information here: https://reassurez-moi.fr/guide/immobili ... tion-vente
With Covid if the notaire has Docusign it's all done online.
No one needs to go near their office.
We have sold houses as far away to people from Finland to Namibia, many buy as investments and have never been to view the property or been near the notaires office.
No one needs to go to a notaires it's possible to complete any property transaction in France by power of attorney or electronically.