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The fight against money laundering and terrorism financing

The fight against money laundering and terrorism financing

The law obliges real estate professionals to request certain information from you.
Real estate agents are subject to obligations relating to the fight against money-laundering, terrorism financing and tax fraud, including in the contaxt of transactions involving the puchase, sale and lease of properties.
 
All professions who work on financial exchanges (including real...

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Member of FNAIM

Member of FNAIM

The first trade union for real estate professionals
FNAIM (the National Real Estate Federation) was formed in 1946,  and was the first trade union for real estate professionals in France and Europe. With its triple expertise (professional, legal and economic), FNAIM is the principal interlocutor for public authorities. 13 different professions are brought together in...

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Ethics and deontology

Ethics and deontology

When a real estate professional becomes a member of FNAIM, he or she agrees to comply with the Ethics and Deontological Code of the National Real Estate Federation. The current version of the Code includes the provisions of Decree no. 2015-1090 of 28 August 2015 – applying the ALUR Law – which lays down the deontological rules that have applied to all real estate professionals since 1...

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The mission of real estate professionals

The mission of real estate professionals

To provide security and guarantees for their clients in every real property transaction
 
To assist their clients with the regulatory, legal and technical aspects of a transaction.
 
To be the preferred contact person and the intermediary between the parties: lessor/lessee or seller/purchaser.
 
To advise and assist on the steps to be...

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The Hoguet law on regulation

The Hoguet law on regulation

The Hoguet Law (Law no. 70-9 to January 1970) is the law that provides the legal framework for a large part of real estate activities in France.

In particular, it governs transactions with a real estate purpose, such as:
·    the sale of real property;
·    lease management or property management;
·   ...

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A glance at the Alur, Duflot and Elan Laws

A glance at the Alur, Duflot and Elan Laws

These various laws were passed to complete and explain the measures contained in the Hoguet Law.

They have enabled the following:
·  improved information for purchases and better purchaser protection
·  the fluidification of information for purchasers of co-ownership lots
·  the granting of jurisdiction to municipalities to...

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GDPR - the General Data Protection Regulation

GDPR - the General Data Protection Regulation

The main purpose of the GDPR is:
·  to protect the personal data of every individual who must in one way or another provide certain amounts of personal information, whether on a form or a website or during any kind of interview; and
·  to govern the use European enterprises make of them.
 
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