Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
The real estate market in France is facing a difficult time, with the spring season showing no signs of bringing a revival in activity. Prices are continuing to fall, although rural areas are still showing progress while the Top 10 cities are experiencing a decline. Buyers are now able to negotiate prices, with Paris seeing […]
We’ve said it before, but now it is more true than ever: With the dollar at twenty year highs and interest rates still below 2.5%, it makes sense to invest in Paris real estate while it is effectively 25% discounted from levels in the past five years. The chart below shows that current mortgage rates […]
Dream life alert! A 1200m² mansion in the heart of Paris is looking for a new buyer. And the photos help us dream… For the most “cottagecore” of our readers, here is an ad that sells dreams! The Daniel Féau agency (Belles Demeures de France), has put up for sale a beautiful 1237m² mansion magnificently […]
In Paris, rental investments represented 32.3% of transactions in the first half of the year Paris real estate still attracts those who wish to buy rental property, despite an average square meter price that exceeds 10,000€. Because, in the capital, the purchase has other advantages than profitability. Paris, city of investments and pied-à-terres… This […]
We are fortunate to be able to offer for sale, the iconic home of this legendary French fashion muse in St. Remy de Provence. Images shared graciously by the Catroux family. This year, in 2020, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris is devoting a special exhibition to Betty Catroux, fashion icon and Yves Saint Laurent’s […]
The Canadian-French singer is selling the 1400 m2 property she bought in 2008 with her late husband.
A luxury apartment in the 16th arrondissement decorated in the style prevalent during the Second Empire (1852-1870) is up for sale. Eleven rooms, 524 m2, plus a large garden are available for the willing buyer.
French SCPI funds are confirming their expanding role in the property investment landscape in France. In the first quarter of 2015, SCPI capitalization overall reached €29.9 billion, according to figures published by fund monitor MeilleureSCPI.
In an unprecedented move, Parisian officials swept through 98 buildings and visited 1868 apartments over three days in the French capital that they suspected of being illegally rented out short term to tourists.
Figures published on May 21, 2015 by L’Observatoire de la Fédération des Promoteurs Immobiliers de France (FPI), show an increase in sales of 10.4% for the first quarter of 2015 for the new build real estate sector in France, compared to the same period in 2014.