How can you obtain a two year suspension of payment of mortgage installments?

Many individual investors having acquired properties in France under leaseback programs are now facing difficulties to pay the monthly installments of their French mortgage. These investors had purchased a property in France, usually in a “Residence de Tourisme” To beneficiate from this tax advantages (notably reimbursement of VAT), all the investor in a residence had […]

Duration of French commercial leases “bail commercial” when signed with the operator of a tourist residence “résidence de tourisme”

Commercial leases “bail commercial” are intended to organise the occupation of a commercial premises (a shop, a factory, a restaurant). They must not be confused with professional leases “bail professionnel” for an activity that is not considered as “commercial” under French law but “professional” (such as medical or legal activities). Neither must they be confused […]