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Seven years after Kerstin Bachmann rebranded Pernelle Real Estate and launched 56Paris with funds, clients, and intellectual property generated by Paris Property Group founder Miranda Junowicz-Bothe and her company, a federal appeals court in Paris ordered 56Paris to return the ill-gotten funds and assessed punitive damages for its “brutal” breach of contract. In the course […]

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When selling a home in France, people who have expatriated or who are thinking of settling abroad are most often exempt from capital gains tax in 2022. In the event of taxation, the amount of social security contributions should be reduced. In 2022 , the taxation of real estate capital gains of non-residents remains reduced. […]

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Three major new changes await travelers in Ile-de-France this year: the inauguration of four new metro stations, the end of the ticket and the “fare shield”.   To start the year with a bang, Île-de-France Mobilités and the RATP recently inaugurated two new metro stations on line 4, extended south of Montrouge: Barbara and Lucie-Aubrac, […]

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This new year brings changes in rules for mortgages as well as the way one applies for planning permissions, and many more. Pay attention to these 19 key changes that could affect you this 2022.   Income tax bands rise France’s tax bands are always adjusted to take into account inflation on households, in 2022 […]

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The capital gains tax regime for real estate property sales The capital gains realized when real estate property is transferred for valuable consideration are, in principle, liable to capital gains tax.   One critical exception covered below is that primary residences in France are NOT subject to capital gains. Who is taxable? Real estate capital gains […]

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So you’ve decided to invest in an apartment in Paris.  Congratulations!  Buying property in the capital not only fulfills numerous investment objectives, but it also offers unique cultural experiences and provides a lifetime of memories with friends and family. Besides following our 10 investment tips for buying a pied-a-terre apartment in Paris, it’s also important […]

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Ever since Peter Mayle’s book ‘A Year in Provence’ hit the best-seller lists, a home in France has proved a big attraction for people from all over the world. Many followed Mayle to live the expat life in France, but, if that’s not for you, how about investing in a buy-to-let in the country?

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Notaries have observed a slowdown in growth during the third quarter. Moody’s Investors Services believes that French house prices could fall by 2% next year. However, not all will benefit from this lull in house prices.   After months of economic crisis, French housing is still costly despite the first signs of a lull this […]

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Socialist mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo sits down with Le Parisien in her first interview since official re-election on July 3rd, an opportunity to confirm her campaign promises, like the creation of “urban forests,” a project that should begin in the near future.   […] Environmental Issues At the end of your campaign, you announced […]

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Interest rates have increased significantly since the end of quarantine.  Why is this happening and what does this mean for potential buyers, especially as borrowing conditions tighten? Interest rates have been slowly increasing since the beginning of the coronavirus epidemic in France.  Since quarantine was lifted, however, there has been an accelerated rate of increase, […]

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