To sell a property, the unanimity of the co-owners is required. However Article 815 of the French Civil Code stipulates that, “no one may be forced to remain in the state of undivided ownership and partition may be initiated at any time, unless it has been suspended by judgment or agreement.” Thus a co-owner may … Read More
From experience, this doesn’t really help much. Once you are absent, squatters will break the rubble-work. It is ideal to wall and panel over openings if your outbuilding has any entryway other than that of your house.
Normally, no; frequently, yes. If it is not the evicted squatter, then it is often his friends. We had a case in which the owner saw his apartment squatted in 3 times in succession by the same squatter. And this was despite the installation of an anti-squatter door. So it was necessary to carry out … Read More
We strongly advise against it. We regularly buy houses which had caught fire after a theft of electricity.
The evaluation is done by 3 real estate agencies. It involves establishing a sales price independent of the squatting and the defacements caused by it. At the same time, we execute all the real estate diagnostic tests required for the sale of a property. In addition, we also get craftsmen to evaluate the cost of … Read More
No one has the right to take justice in their own hands. If an owner evicts a squatter himself, the latter may file a complaint against him for home invasion. As defined by the French Civil code (article 102), the home represents the place where the person has his main establishment. Now your secondary residence, … Read More
The ELAN law of 24 November 2018 differentiates the scheme of application of the winter ban on tenant eviction depending on whether the squatting relates to the primary residence of the victim or one of his/her secondary residences in the broad sense of the term. Therefore, when the squatted-in locations constitute the primary residence of … Read More
The 48-hour period (to be counted from the effecting of entry by the squatters into the locations), which arises from the practice in judicial police matters, permits police officers to act “in the course of commission of offence”. This may involve either the offence of “home invasion” provided under Article 226-4 of the French Penal … Read More
Call upon Squat Solutions. We will find the homeowner of the squatted house and offer to buy it to resolve the squatting dilemma as quickly as possible. Contact us.
Owners whose primary residence is squatted in can obtain a forced, legal and quick eviction of their house, without a judgment. For this, the owner must submit a complaint for home invasion directly to the police services. Learn more about squatted primary property.