During the period between Compromis and Acte, all searches are
carried out, mortages (if required) are secured, outline planning
permission applied for. In essence, all of the clauses stipulated in
the Compromis are to be satisfied.
Ready to Complete
As soon as this has happened, the Notaire will contact us to tell us
that he is ready to complete and we will contact both parties to make
the arrangements for signing the Acte de Vente. Needless-to-say, the
purchase funds need to be deposited in the Notaires’ bank account in
Buyer’s Pre-purchase visit
It is customary for the buyer to visit the property immediately
prior to the signing in order to satisfy him/herself that the condition
of the property is as expected, and that the items detailed in the
inventory are all present and correct. It is at this point that we take
all meter readings. A representative of Classic French Homes will be
present at this meeting to ensure that the interests of both parties
are fairly represented, and to advise as required.
All keys are handed over at the signing, and the property, together
with all items left at the property (whether on the inventory list or
not) legally become the property of the new owner.