Why sell your house with a real estate agency - especially in France

France is known to be a market where real estate is well regulated and attracts potential investors. This makes the buying process quite simple for both sellers and buyers. Whether you want to have a second home or earn money on vacation, keep in mind that this is one of the safest ways to invest your assets.

Thousands of people decide buy a property in France each year, as the process is quite simple. If you want to sell your house, there are two options: sell on your own or use the services of a real estate agent.

Hiring a real estate agent to sell your home means you have to cover the costs. The percentage can vary, ranging from 4 to 10%.

Many will try to avoid real estate agent fees and sell their homes independently. By law, you don't have to work with an agent to sell your property.

However, the whole process involves a lot of hassle for the sellers. If you decide to do this individually, be prepared to invest a lot of time and effort into the process.

Although the costs may seem significant, you will save a lot of time by working with a real estate agency. The process of marketing your home on your own includes listing the property, scheduling viewings, commissioning surveys and working with a notary for legal documentation. The deed of sale must be prepared by a notary and signed by both parties during the purchase process.

Why sell your house with a real estate agency?

Most buyers will go to reputable real estate agents to buy a property in France. This means that your home will be marketed to the right people, increasing the chances of a profitable sale.


Save Your Time

Selling your house in France is simple and hassle-free when working with a real estate agent. If you want to sell your house individually, you will have to deal with all the parties involved. From planning visits, to negotiating with buyers, to legal work with notaries, there are a lot of things you need to take care of. You will need to spend a lot of time staging the property and showing potential buyers around.

Getting your property on the market is not a straightforward process. However, your agent will make it more convenient. They will complete the details of the Mandate of Sale, a legal document necessary for the registration of your property.

As a homeowner wishing to sell their property, you must perform a series of tests called Technical Diagnostic File or DDT. These tests are intended to provide detailed information to potential buyers, such as energy efficiency, natural hazards, pests, condition of sewers and others. Your agent will help you get the required tests so you don't have to waste your time.


Get an accurate assessment

Real estate agents have the knowledge and experience to sell your home quickly. They have an overview of the real estate market in that particular area and know the current trends, which results in a better valuation. Hence, it will help you to maximize your profit.


Show the best of your home

Taking photos of the property is a crucial step in making your home more attractive to buyers. If you don't have experience staging a house and taking good photos, leave them in the hands of the professionals. They know how to capture good angles and use the light to take great property photos.


Why sell with O'Plus?

O'Plus Immobilier agents are passionate about photography and are keen to showcase your property, thanks to many modern tools, so that these first 20 seconds are in your favor: Drone / Professional Wide Angle / Virtual Tour / Stabilized Camera.

We do not want to appear pretentious and talk to you about the attention given in the valuable opinions that we carry out, the seriousness that we put in each of the missions that you will be keen to give us, the professionalism that we share and the serenity in which you will be throughout the adventure, so we prefer to ask you to meet us directly to form your own idea!