Be aware of the risks of air pollution, traffic noises. Note the
distances to shops and schools.
A bulky object can mask a crack. Look carefully at the aspects of
walls, make sure that the roof has no leaks, and scratch lightly
the wooden parts to inspect their conditions.
Review the condition of floors, ceilings, walls. Ask to check the
electrical board, and heating system.
The best exposure for french people is south-west, check with a
Be courteous, make no criticisms since it may risk unnecessary conflict.
Ask the technical questions you are interested in. Don't show your
feelings, the seller could use it to make the negotiation more difficult.
Let your real estate agent handle this. He has a considerable experience
with negotiations and is always at your service.