@EU_Consumer responds on applicable EU Directives

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The EU Consumer Affairs Tweet-meister has given some feedback on which EU Directives to take a look at in trying to get to grips with the problems with French leaseback property selling. @snappynscrappy Check Directives 2005/29/EC (B2C) and 2008/122/EC (holiday homes). Stricter national rules may exist for immovable property. — EU Consumer Affairs (@EU_Consumer) December […]

Indo on French Leaseback

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A recent article in Indo – The French Dream that became a Nightmare – goes some way to highlighting the problems with French leasebacks and I commend the journalist Sinead Ryan for taking this on. But it doesn’t go far enough. Perhaps those selling French leaseback/investment properties should be subject to financial regulation. From the Central […]

Must We Pay Eviction Compensation ?

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For most buyers of French leaseback properties the notion that the lease did not end at the end of the 9 year period stated in the lease was unwelcome news. In fact, if an owner wants to end the lease at that time, they may have to pay an unspecified but potentially enormous amount in eviction […]

Commercial Lease – ‘Bail Commercial’

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The French Notaires website provides some information on the nature of a commercial lease as used in the purchase of French leaseback investment properties. The use of a commercial lease provides for particularly advantageous conditions for a tenant. Regarding the owner’s ability to recover their property it states: The commercial property does not deprive the […]