French Property Taxes and Duties

Buying a property in France is not always cheap, as there are taxes and duties to be paid at various stages in the process.  The main factors that affect the level of fees are:

Total fees can be as low as 4% of the price of the property, but can easily be as high as 15%. Note: most fees are paid by the buyer.  As a quick rule of thumb:

Additionally, if you need a French mortgage:


Revised: 19/02/2005