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A new study explores trends in Paris real estate over the past two decades

Despite successive financial crises, Paris real estate remains a profitable investment. Property prices have more than tripled over 30 years. Smaller apartments and studios have seen higher percentage increases than larger apartments. The most active foreign investors in Paris property are the Italians. But foreign buyers have not significantly influenced real estate prices.

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Now is the time to buy prestige property in Paris

Now is the time to buy prestige property in Paris, say real estate pundits

Property experts consider that now is a good time to buy prestige real estate in Paris. The prices of prime properties in the sought-after Parisian neighborhoods are not as high as those in London or Geneva – also coveted by prestige property buyers.

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French supreme court rules new law regulating short term rentals in Paris partly unconstitutional

We reported recently on the government’s flagship piece of legislation on housing and property rentals: the loi ALUR/Duflot. The French Parliament had passed the law but right-wing senators and members of Parliament referred it to the Constitutional Council on the grounds that parts of it might be anti-constitutional.

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Quartier de l’Europe apartment for sale in Paris; 75008

This typically Parisian sunny 2 bedroom apartment is located on a charming street in the “European quarter” of the 8th arrondissement, between the trendy Batignolles area and the Gare St. Lazare.  Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood close to public transportation, shops and restaurants, the classic 19th century Haussmannian building is depicted in the famous Caillebotte painting entitled ‘Paris Street, Rainy Day’.

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Commercial real estate remains a good bet in Paris

Paris remains a good bet for commercial real estate investment among the top 27 cities in Europe. A recent survey, Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2014, showed that institutional investors consider commercial property in Paris to be an essential component of their portfolio.

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An American architect in Paris: an interview with Michael Herrman

An interview with our collaborator Michael Herrman, a prize-winning architect who lives and is based in Paris. He works on projects around Europe and in the US.

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The loi ALUR/Duflot regulating aspects of property rentals and tenancies is delayed

One of the French government’s flagship laws has been censured on the grounds that parts of it may be anti-constitutional. The law would have altered key aspects of rental agreements, including short-term rentals.

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Centrally located pied-à-terre for sale in Paris; 75011(border Marais)

This charming 1 bedroom apartment is located on a cobblestoned private pedestrian street off the Place de la Bastille. The quiet street and building are in a historically protected area free of typical Parisian street noise. This tranquil oasis from the bustling area surrounding it sits on the border between the Marais and Bastille areas. Its gates are closed at night for the comfort and security of its residents and during the day its ground floor shops and galleries are open to the public.

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Avenue Montaigne ranks in the Top 10 Most Expensive Streets Worldwide

A recent study reveals that the Avenue Montaigne in the 8th Arrondissement (district) is among the top 10 most expensive streets in the world for luxury real estate.

The study ranked streets by their average price per square meter. At the top came Pollock’s Path in Hong Kong at a substantial 120,000€/m2. Avenue Montaigne came just behind New York’s Fifth Avenue (29,000€/m2) with an average price of 28,000€/m2. Continue reading “Avenue Montaigne ranks in the Top 10 Most Expensive Streets Worldwide” »

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Low interest rates in France sustain demand for properties in Paris

Mortgage interest rates in France remain at their lowest for years at around 3%. French property experts consider that this helped to sustain the market for older properties (as opposed to new construction) in 2013. Continue reading “Low interest rates in France sustain demand for properties in Paris” »