iVendre Web Publication Rules

Following are several points to remember while creating your web page.

The web page text must accurately describe the property. A page containing text such as “House for sale contact us here” will not be accepted. The text of one web page must not advertise more than one property.

Any web page of a publicity nature is forbidden and the promotion of a service is not permitted.

You must indicate the price of the property and whether it is inclusive or exclusive of agent fees in the boxes provided.

Any web page created for the benefit of a business or an association, the Account profile must show the Business registration number (SIREN).


Any web page containing text (words, expressions, phrases…etc. which appear to be contrary to the law or legal guidelines, good morals, the Internet Site publication rules, or likely to trouble or shock readers will be refused by iVendre without creating any rights or indemnities.

It is prohibited to submit a web page:

Exclusively written for the benefit of foreigners. The main web page must be written in French (a legal obligation imposed by the Law no. 94-345 of 4th August 1994. Should a foreign term be found not to have an exact French equivalent, it must be written in such a manner as to be clear and not confuse the Internet Site user.

Containing terms which have nothing to do with the property proposed for sale.

Intending to abuse the purpose of the use of the Internet Site and showing inappropriate key words.

Showing a surcharged telephone number.

Of a political, sectarian, discriminatory or sexist nature.

Article 225-1 of the Penal Code defines discrimination. The criminal offence of discrimination under article 225-2 4° of the Penal Code is punished by three years imprisonment and 45,000 euros fine.

Unauthorised Products and Services

As a user of the service iVendre you must ensure that the property you are looking to sell or buy is a real property and that the sale will be legal. All other properties / services / products / objects / animals / vegetables / donations / content reserved for adults / protected emblems / personal searches are prohibited on

The misappropriation of asset emblems (e.g. red Cross, white flags, protected logos etc.) and similar items and/or their illegal or abusive use are serious acts sanctioned by International Humanitarian law, notable the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 as well as articles 433-14 and 433-15 of the Penal Code.

The above list is not exhaustive.

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights

You must be the legal owner of the content or be authorised to sell the property by a Power of Attorney. The sale of non-physical property is not permitted on this Site.

Insertion of watermarked photos is permitted to protect intellectual property rights. Only reference to the owner of the photo in the form of text is permitted in white or black. The inclusion of a logo or web address in photos is strictly prohibited.

Unauthorised photos and Videos.

Only photos and videos representing the property for sale and are permitted.

It is not permitted to include photos or video showing:



Links to another web site (except videos of the same property)

Any item which has nothing to do with the property being offered for sale


A submitted web page must be for:

The sale of a property already constructed

The sale of land

Real property for sale or rent.

Do not submit a web page for:

A service providing assistance to find a property

Any service connected with the sale of a property

Prohibited Pages on the Site:

All estate Agents, constructors or promoters web pages proposing the purchase of a property not yet built on the day of the publication of the web page.

A page proposing a list of properties for sale, only one property per web page is permitted.

Pages containing general text of the nature “House for Sale contact me”

General Rules

Private individuals can submit one page per property owned.

In the case of shared ownership, the price indicated in the “Price” box must correspond with the total financial valuation of the property.

The “Diagnostique Performance Energétique” (DPE) is obligatory for all domestic property transactions and must be communicated to the potential purchaser. From 1st January 2011 every web page relating to the sale or rental of a domestic property must show the letter corresponding with the energy classification and greenhouse emissions showing in the DPE prepared by a certified technician.

In special cases, indicate “DPE not required for any building where the collection of energy consummation figures is not practical or the property is exempt from DPE.

From 24th March 2014 a web page relating to the sale or rental of a domestic property must show the following information:

The fact that shared ownership applies to the property.

The number of lots, if the property is divided.

The average share of the annual service charge currently required to be paid by the seller

If it is the case, the fact that a shared ownership arrangement is in difficulty and there is a procedure under way.

Any obligatory requirements relating to the property.

The statement:

“Including Agency Fees Buyer Responsible” (e.g. FAI)

“Net price payable by purchaser” where there are no agency fees to pay

“Excluding agency fees” (e.g. FAE) where the purchaser is liable for some agency fees.

Who is responsible for the payment of the fees (seller or buyer)


Par J. Preston 05/02/2018