Purchasing a property in France
1. Offer to purchase
2. Signing the exchange of contracts : payment of 5 to 10% of the purchase price.
3. Cancellation period (10 days) : the purchaser has the right to annul the purchase without paying any compensation.
4. Securing of a mortgage if needed
5. Signature of the deed of sale in the presence of a notary (about 2 months after) : payment of the purchase price and handing over of keys.