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I am pleased t continue waiting. I believe there is a way to sign ones house over to ones child and then be able to stay in it until death. I just wondered especially if I decided to move would I get the money from it in order to find somewhere else to live. Also would it be legal under French law to do this for one child thereby cutting any others from inheriting
I was told that I would be able to stay in the house until I died by the notaire. My daughter would be responsible for the council tax bills and I would be responsible for the maintenance and repairs. Is this not the case or is there another way of signing over the house. The notaire also told me the house would return to me should my daughter predecease me.
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I am sorry that I did not give the full story. I did speak to the notaire but my French is limited and my husband had just died so I was not fully aware of what the implications were. I am in the UK at the moment as my mother who is 93 has been taken into a care home. I am 68 this year and if I were to sign over the house and it became too big for me I would like to be free to sell it and purchase a smaller home. I thought the procedure the notaire was talking about was standard and had a name but I cannot remember what it was called. I will have to wait until I get back to France and take a translator with me to ask the notaire
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