Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
You might imagine that it would be easy to fall in love with an apartment in Paris. Well, it is…and it isn’t. I’ve watched clients go through the process, but only recently done it myself. Now I understand the torture and the terror. Torture, because the market moves so swiftly in Paris that there is […]
A comprehensive review of the world’s top 50 luxury property hotspots for 2017 shows Paris in the top 5. How does it compare to other world class cities on the practical, financial and emotional factors that appeal to high net-worth individuals?
With the first round of voting only a fortnight away, it is worth considering what each candidate’s policies would mean for Paris property, if elected.
It is a well-kept secret in Paris that luxurious properties in the well-known 16th arrondissement are no longer as expensive as they were 25 years ago, relatively speaking. Buyers have been forgoing the western part of Paris for the city center, even if that means buying smaller apartments. That means the beautiful apartments and houses […]
France had a record production of real estate loans in 2016. Historically low interest rates have began to rise slightly since December, but borrowing conditions have remained very attractive. For brokers, 2017 looks promising. The French real estate market was exceptionally dynamic in 2016 and the unprecedented number of housing transactions was largely due to […]
The Abbey of Pontlevoy in Loir-et-Cher did not find any takers at an auction organized in late December. Now no one knows what will become of the building – common trend for religious buildings looking for buyers, and a lot of questions arise. Built in 1034, the Abbey of Pontlevoy has 8,900 square meters of […]
The wealthiest individuals in the world invest about 9% of their wealth in real estate. With London topping the chart as their preferred city, Paris is not so far behind with 5th place in a new study by Wealth X. The super-rich agree, Paris real estate is a worthy investment. More wealthy individuals, more high-end […]