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No real estate professionals please – for sale by owner

Our international property website Immogo is 'for sale by owner' only. We do not want real estate professionals, such as brokers or their agents, contact our clients. First of all, because they are our clients. We only get paid if we find their buyer and we don't want other sellers ...

Over 2 million unique visitors for Immogo

In the almost ten years of its existence, Immogo has grown consistently. This year, we wil certainly welcome more than 500.000 unique visitors on our site. All private owners wanting to sell their property, or private buyers looking for a new home in France. This week, we reached an important ...

What’s wrong with the property agents in France?

Property agents in France are having to deal with  big problem. Almost 50% of the real estate transactions in France is done 'entre particuliers'. This means that buyers and sellers find each other, negotiate and close the transaction without the intervention of a professional realtor. Only the signing of the contracts ...

Who pays the real estate agent in France? The buyer or the seller?

A real estate agent in France ask a commission of 4% up to 10% of the sales price. So it is important to know who pays the 'agent immobilier' (AI). The buyer? Or the seller? As an owner of french real estate, if you want to sell your property, chances ...

Immogo moves to a new server

In the past week, Immogo has moved to a new server, which should make the site load much faster. This is good for our Google ranking. Earlier this year we added a new Russian version to Immogo. At the same time, we found three Russian native speakers for our translator ...

How to find and buy a house in France from the owner using the Immogo services

Handy services for house hunters To help you find a property for sale by owner in France we offer several handy services. You can register your search actions to be alerted by mail whenever new properties are added that fit your requirements. Making a list of favorites helps you easily ...

Find new home sellers for a chance of earning hundreds in commission

Do you know anyone who is selling a house in France? Introduce them to Immogo for a chance of earning a big commission! Everybody living in France for a while will probably get to know people selling their house. Retired people retuning to the UK, English friends or French neighbours ...

Rapid decline in property prices in France

According to the notaries in France - and they should know because they've already seen the preliminary deeds pass through their offices - the property prices in France are going to plummet with 7% in the next two months. Seven percent! In two months! There are several developments behind this rapid and ...

Attract French, Dutch and German buyers with a good property translation

If you want to sell your property in France, you can augment your chances with an international advert on free as well as paid sites in France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and of course the UK. International advertising is especially interesting if you are selling a typical 'holiday home', ...

“We take the commission from the buyer.” Yeah, right.

Apart from trying to find buyers for the owners advertising on our site Immogo, I'm also selling my own house. Just now, I received the following email: Dear vendor, I would like to introduce myself to you. My name is Xxxx and I work for Xxxx-Immobilier. I have noticed your ...

How to copy and paste a link that does not work

Adding your property for sale in France to the international advertising site Immogo, starts with registering as an Immogo seller with this form: As soon as you have completed this form and clicked 'Send', Immogo will ask you to validate your identity and your mail address by sending you an ...

Sell through Immogo? Make sure you have a clear arrangement with your ‘agent immobilier’.

French property agents and their UK intermediaries are not fond of Immogo. We support the private seller in his quest to find a private buyer. And of course it irks them to see we only ask 1% whereas they – with their more comprehensive services and bigger risks (hence expensive ...