If you are looking for a flat or a house to rent, or land to build upon or if you want to sell your loft flat... then small paper ads and estate agents windows have their uses. However, in today's world websites are really essential for all property transactions.
Buying via a public sale offers increased legal safety. Indeed, when the property is presented for sale, a whole series of formalities have already been carried out by the notary. Not only fiscal, cadastral, mortgage and town-planning searches, but many other checks will already have been made. However, candidate buyers must be prepared for the consequences of being the highest bidder.