Hypothèque | Mortgage in French law


hypothèque Hypothèque mortgage. "A mortgage is a real right [droit réel] over immovables [immeubles] encumbered for the performance of an obligation [obligation]”, C. Civ., art. 2114 (Quebec CC, art. 2660). A mortgage (i) “is, by nature, indivisible and exists as a whole over all the immovables encumbered, over each and every portion of the immovables.”; and (ii) provides a droit de suite whereby if the immovables are transferred, or otherwise alienated, the lender can follow them … [Read more...]