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Panthéon apartment for sale in Paris; 75005

This stunning and extraordinary top floor 1 bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the historic 5th district, a mere 5 minute walk from the Pantheon, the place de l’Estrapade, the place de la Contrescarpe or rue Mouffetard. On the 4th floor with elevator of a neatly kept and private ensemble of buildings named « Résidences du Pantheon » its terrace and 2 balconies offer open views of the Pantheon and overlook the garden of a former convent, providing an atmosphere of the countryside in the very heart of Paris.

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Lamarck-Caulaincourt apartment for sale in Paris; 75018

This cozy 1 bedroom apartment, with balconies offering views of Parisian rooftops, is located in Montmartre near the town hall of the 18th arrondissement in a lively and up an coming neighborhood. It is situated on a quiet street lined with Haussmannian buildings, yet is close to transportation, restaurants and shops.

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Arc de Triomphe apartment for sale in Paris; 75116

This elegant and sunny 2 bedroom apartment is well located near the Arc de Triomphe on a quiet street off Paris’ grand avenue Foch.  It is on the 4th floor with elevator of a beautifully maintained ornate 19th century building.

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Place St. Georges apartment for sale in Paris; 75009

This sun-filled 1 bedroom apartment with balcony is located off the rue des Martyrs near the charming Place St. Georges in the 9th arrondissement. On a quiet street, it is in close proximity to the many shops and restaurants in this lively neighborhood.

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The French State continues its real estate sell-off

The French State is one of the biggest holders of state-owned property in the world. It held €59,384 billion of real estate at the end of 2013 and continues its policy of divestment. In 2012, its property assets were valued at €60,064 billion.

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The luxury real estate market in New York City: an interview with Elyse and Stephen Gutman of the Corcoran Group

Continuing our series of collaborator interviews, Elyse and Stephen Gutman of the Corcoran Group tell us about the luxury real estate market in New York City.

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The Corcoran Group was founded in 1973, as the market in New York City was transformed from a mainly rentals based market to one of individual ownership. Corcoran targeted specific neighborhoods and concentrated on higher-end properties. Through pursuing this strategy and acquiring major real estate companies in Manhattan and Brooklyn, Corcoran is now one of the largest residential real estate firms in New York City. Continue reading “The luxury real estate market in New York City: an interview with Elyse and Stephen Gutman of the Corcoran Group” »

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Jardins du Trocadéro apartment for sale in Paris; 75116

This extraordinary property provides breathtaking views of the Eiffel Tower from the apartment itself as well as from its private rooftop terrace.  It is located on the right bank, a short walk from the Seine and the Trocadero gardens.

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The Napoleonic Code and property ownership and inheritance in France

The Napoleonic Code is the civil legal framework of France, established in 1804 by Napoleon Bonaparte. It sets out the rules in relation to divorce, inheritance, and property ownership, among other things.

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Marais Property in the charming Village St Paul for sale; 75004

This elegant fully renovated one bedroom apartment on the second floor with elevator of a well maintained stone and brick 19th century building is located in the historical Village St. Paul area of the Marais.

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Carré des Antiquaires apartment for sale in Paris; 75007

This quiet fully renovated one bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the historic Carré des Antiquaires in the 7th arrondissement, on the 2nd floor without elevator of a well maintained 19th century building.

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