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For sale in Paris: pied-a-terre on rue des Grands-Augustins, 6th Arrondissement

Renovated 62m2, one-bedroom apartment for sale, located in Paris’ 6th arrondissement just steps from the Seine, offered for 1 260 000 €.

Exposed, original 18th century beams and spare, plastered walls give this one-bedroom duplex, located in Saint Germain, the lofty feel of an art gallery. Designed and fully renovated in 2009, this 2nd floor pied-à-terre has incredible light and wonderful volume.

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Saint-Sulpice apartment for sale in Paris; 75006

This fully renovated, air conditioned 1 bedroom apartment with balcony in a beautiful Haussmannian building is ideally located on a quiet street between the Luxembourg Gardens and the Place St. Sulpice in the heart of the 6th arrondissement, the most desirable area in Paris. On the 5th floor with elevator, the property offers views of the St. Sulpice church, the Eiffel Tower and Parisian rooftops.

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St. Germain des Près apartment for sale in Paris; 75006

This spacious impeccably renovated 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath property is nestled on a quiet street just steps from the Seine and the Ile de la Cité. On the first floor without elevator of a well maintained 17th century building, it has 11 foot ceilings and beautiful wood flooring. It is located in a historic and highly sought after area of St. Germain des Près known for its art galleries, restaurants and boutiques.

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Porte Dauphine apartment for sale in Paris; 75116

Located on a quiet residential street just off Paris’ grand avenue Foch between the Arc de Triomphe and the Bois de Boulogne, this 19.12 m2 studio apartment with air conditioning is on the top (5th) floor without elevator in a beautiful Haussmannian building. The exclusive St. James Club and the Victor Hugo shopping district are both in close walking distance.

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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.

1. Please give us a brief bio of your agency.

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…