direct from the owner - Breizh Biens
Today more than one sale in two in France is concluded between private individuals and the number is rising fast. This figure includes the sale of property (building or land) between neighbors and local communities, etc. Otherwise to sell, buy or rent a property directly between private individuals, the press and/or websites are the usual method.
There is no legal framework strictly speaking that regulates real estate transactions between individuals. However, buyers as sellers have the same rights and the same obligations as if they were going through a professional, agent. This is, for example, the case for the obligation to submit a diagnosis of energy performance.