General conditions and fees for landlords

This is an overview, which is by no means exhaustive, of the terms and conditions for the different kinds of rental contract. Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

  • Rented FURNISHED by a Company or as Secondary Residence

     

    Duration of the tenancy agreement: minimum 3 months to one year and more.

     

    Agency fees for the rental of a FURNISHED property:

     
    • Exclusive mandate or management contract: no fees for the landlord as long as the property is rented out furnished to a company or as a secondary residence.
    • Non-Exlusive mandate: Euros 250 VAT Incl.

     

    Check-in and check-out inventories: Euros 3 VAT Incl. per m2 of living space. Euros 150 VAT Incl. for properties with living areas below 50 m2.

     

    Management and maintenance fees for a FURNISHED property:

    The below percentages are based on the monthly paid rent.

     
    • Studio: 8 % + VAT
    • 2 to 4 Main rooms: 7 % + VAT
    • 5 Main rooms or more: 6 % + VAT

     

    Notice period for the tenant: 1 to 2 months - This notice period is reduced to 1 month in the case that it is the employee’s first job, should an employee be transferred, or be made redundant and in the case of a new job following a redundancy.

     

    Notice period for the landlord: no termination of the tenancy agreement possible before the end of the initial lease or before the end of each extension.

     

    Security deposit: 2 month’ rent – returned after 2 months maximum, any damages or cleaning deducted.

     

    Rent variation: based on IRL (French Rent Index) each year on the date the contract was signed.

     

    Utilities:

     
    • Water, collective heating and other shared bills are re-adjusted every year based on the real consumption figures.
    • Electricity, gas and internet are not included

     

  • Rented FURNISHED as Main Residence

     

    Duration of the tenancy agreement: 1 year tacitly renewed.

     

    Agency fees for the rental of a FURNISHED property:

     
    • Exclusive mandate or management contract: 75% VAT Incl. of a month's rent including utilities.
    • Non-exclusive mandate: 85% VAT Incl. of a month's rent including utilities.

     

    Check-in and check-out inventories: Euros 3 VAT Incl. per m2 of living space. Euros 150 VAT Incl. for properties with living areas below 50 m2.

     

    Management and maintenance fees for a FURNISHED property:

    The below percentages are based on monthly paid rentals.

     
    • Studio: 8 % + VAT
    • 2 to 4 Main rooms: 7 % + VAT
    • 5 Main rooms or more: 6 % + VAT

     

    Notice period for the tenant: 1 month.

     

    Notice period for the landlord: 3 months before the end of the initial tenancy agreement or before the end of each extension.

     

    Security deposit: 2 month’ rent – returned after 2 months maximum, any damages or cleaning deducted.

     

    Rent variation: based on IRL (French Rent Index) each year on the date the contract was signed.

     

    Utilities:

     
    • Water, collective heating and other shared bills are re-adjusted every year based on the real consumption figures.
    • Electricity, gas and internet are not included

     

  • Rented UNFURNISHED as Main Residence

     

    Duration of the tenancy agreement: 3 years tacitly renewed.

     

    Agency fees for the rental of a UNFURNISHED property:

     
    • Exclusive mandate or management contract: 90% VAT Incl. of a month's rent including utilities.
    • Non-exclusive mandate: 1 month's rent VAT Incl. and utilities.

     

    Check-in and check-out inventories: Euros 3 VAT Incl. per m2 of living space. Euros 150 VAT Incl. for properties with living areas below 50 m2.

     

    Management and maintenance fees for a UNFURNISHED property: 6% + VAT.

     

    Notice period for the tenant: 1 month.

     

    Notice period for the landlord: 6 months before the end of the initial tenancy agreement or before the end of each extension.

     

    Security deposit: 1 month’ rent – returned after 2 months maximum, any damages or cleaning deducted.

     

    Rent variation: based on IRL (French Rent Index) each year on the date the contract was signed.

     

    Utilities:

     
    • Water, collective heating and other shared bills are re-adjusted every year based on the real consumption figures.
    • Electricity, gas and internet are not included

     

  • General Conditions

    Payment terms and conditions:

     
    • The agency fees are payable upon the signing of the tenancy agreement.
    • Payment methods include bank transfer and checks.

     

    Obligatory technical diagnostics:

     
    • EPC (Energy performance certificate)
    • ERNT (Natural and technological risks)
    • CREP (Risk of exposure to lead)
    • Loi Boutin (Living area certification)

     

    Council Tax: The council tax (Taxe d’Habitation) is paid by the occupant on January 1st.

     

    Home insurance: The landlord needs to subscribe an insurance policy as a non-occupying landlord for a furnished rental specifying the value of the property’s contents.

     

    Utilities:

     
    • Water, collective heating and other shared bills are re-adjusted every year based on the real consumption figures.
    • Electricity, gas and internet are not included
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