Property inspections are also obligatory on furnished and unfurnished rental accommodation. The report forms part of the rental contract.
There are other surveys and inspections that are not specifically related to selling or renting properties. You will find them here
In order to sell a house or flat, you need to sign a purchase contract (“compromis de vente”) and provide your solicitor/notaire with the following reports:
All these obligatory surveys will form a file called the “Dossier Diagnostic Technique” (DDT).
You will normally get to study these surveys before you sign your sales contract ("compromis de vente"). Devis Diagnostic Immobilier
"The obligatory surveys on properties for sale must be carried out by certified professionals. The number of surveys required depends on the age of the property, its location and how it is equipped.
In order to rent out a house or flat, you must attach the following documents to the rental contract: