French real estate glossary

Jos Deuling,  Saturday, 13 August 2016



An online glossary of French real estate terms. Words you may encounter when you are going to buy or renovate a house in France. I have collected more than 400 words through various websites, and I have tried to select the best translation. It has become a compact dictionary of words surrounding the purchase, construction, and maintenance of property in France.

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French village in the countryside
Search for French property and real estate for sale in all regions of France. Fermettes, gites, houses, B&B’s for sale by owner. Houses for sale in Gironde, Dordogne, Landes, Calvados, Manche and Orne 
Essential reading when purchasing a home in France

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