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Who Should Draft the Compromis de Vente?

Contributor blog post by Sophia Mose:

It is true that French estate agents (agents immobiliers) by law are permitted to draw up the compromis the vente, which is the contract of sale in France. In fact, a buyer and seller could even agree the terms of the sale between them on the back of a napkin! But that does not mean it’s a good idea. Most vendor agents I know agree with me and recommend that clients engage a notaire to draft the initial contract of sale.…Continue reading here for some important facts about purchasing property in France.

Via:: Provence Search

      

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Sophia van Woensel-Mose

Sophia van Woensel-Mose

Dutch-born Sophia van Woensel-Mose and her family moved from London to the south of France in 2005 and now live in beautiful Aix-en-Provence. Sophia worked as an international finance lawyer in New York and London and although she loves both those cities, she does not miss the “rat race.” Instead she thoroughly enjoys the slower pace of life, quality food and perfect climate of Provence.

Sophia’s has always had a passion for property and interior design and in 2011 founded her property search business Provence Search. As a licensed French buyer’s agent she puts her legal and negotiation skills and love for French property to good use for her house hunting clients.

Sophia is tri-lingual English/French/Dutch and is licensed as a property professional under Carte Professionnelle (Transactions-sans maniement de fonds) Nº B14-5615 – Bouches du Rhône. She has a Dutch law degree (Leiden) and Juris Doctor and LL.M degrees from Duke University School of Law in the US (member of the New York Bar).

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