Owners of vacation rentals are not required to submit a written rental agreement, although this is advisable. The DPE (Energy Performance Diagnosis) is a report describing the amount of energy in a building. It contains recommendations for improvement. The DPE should accompany any new or renewed lease for a rental period of more than four months. It is also possible to sign the agreement by an emergency physician, an approach that costs a few hundred euros, but which offers the possibility of greater neutrality in the constitution of the agreement. Since 2018, it is also possible to negotiate a “mobility lease” which we take into account during the term of the lease. However, in the case of their primary residence, inmates still have dependent rights, such as a household that occupies the estate permanently and with a written lease. There is no legal definition of what a furnished rental is. The case law suggests that only the slightest amount of furniture is required.
A bed, table and chairs, refrigerator, stove, closets, toilets and bathroom and water heater seem sufficient to meet legal requirements. Much will depend on the express intention of both parties to determine whether it is a “furnished” or “unfurnished” rental. A prudent owner who wishes to rent a property as “furnished” would be wise to ensure that there is enough furniture in the property to avoid misinterpretations. The rental agreement is called a deposit (pronounced “bye”) or formally in the opposite place. If the property is the tenant`s main dwelling, a written tenancy agreement is required. There are certain clauses that must be included in a lease agreement. It is also illegal for a landlord to refuse to accept pets in the property, whether for an annual rent or holiday accommodation Many expats who do not allow themselves to be prepared for a long-term lease in a non-French household. Many French owners have their own agreement, or there are standard agreements that can be purchased by most good bookstores. The law recognizes an oral tenancy agreement, but in the event of a dispute, only the bare minimum of clauses is accepted by a court. In addition to the name of the tenant and the indications of the property, the contract must also indicate the start date of the tenancy, the duration of the lease, the method of use of the property, the amount of the rent, the amount of the deposit and the size of the property (only for unfurnished rentals).