The process of buying new build property in France is regulated under the legal system known as « VEFA » which stands for « Vente en l’Etat Futur d’Achèvement », i.e. purchasing off plan.
This is a very strictly regulated process that ensures the buyer is protected along the way.
Following signature of a reservation contract to secure your property, payment is made in stage payments corresponding to the different construction phases.
To find out more about buying new build property in France, please read our buying guide.