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We have agreed to sell our house in France but have not yet

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We have agreed to sell our house in France but have not yet signed any papers.The Notaire has said there is no need to sign a compromis de vente but that we can go ahead and sign the final acte de vente.However we have now changed our mind.Where does this leave us legally ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: French Law
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Expert:  T Perrin C replied 4 years ago.

If you have agreed verbally or in writing to the sale, or received an offer at the advertised price, you are legally committed to selling. Now if all was done verbally, the buyer may have trouble proving that you agreed to the sale... If he can though, he can sue you for damages and/or have the sale ordered by a court.