How long do you think the French keep their property ?

15 December 2023

In France, the average length of time a property is held is around 7 years.

And this is often less for first-time buyers, whose family situation changes relatively quickly. So you need to ask yourself whether you'll be able to sell your property for the same price as when you bought it 7 years ago.

However, this period can vary depending on various factors such as the location of the property, the economic situation, changes in family circumstances and tax regulations. Some people may keep their property for decades, while others may sell it after only a few years. Ultimately, it will depend on each owner's needs and choices.

Simply ask yourself whether your property will easily find a buyer: an excellent location is a good guarantee, for example.

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