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I wish to buy an apartment completed for 2 months. My seller, who acquired it last year, never lived there. Are notaire's fees reduced?


To qualify for reduced solicitor fees , the purchaser must purchase housing from a developer-builder:

  • is just completed,
  • either in the future completion state (in the case of a sale in the future completion state or VEFA, also known as "sale on plan"),
  • and never inhabited.

In your case, the property being sold by an individual, the reduced notaire's fees will not be reduced.