Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
The last few weeks have seen several high-profile announcements indicating Paris has much to gain from the Brexit process. Financial institutions are ramping up plans to move workers to the French capital. Its been a constant theme ever since June 23 last year: how much can Paris take advantage of Brexit uncertainty to pinch business […]
International buyers had a large role to play in a revived French real estate market last year, with one particular group of foreign buyers doubling its activity.
A recent study highlights a double phenomenon benefiting France’s high-end property market: renewed interest on the part of foreign buyers and a rising number of first-time buyers entering this niche sector.
A market survey released by Barnes Realty International finds that Paris’ luxury real estate remains highly sought after, partly due to the city’s comparatively low prices. According to Barnes Realty International, the French capital “retains a special place in the heart of international investors,” especially when it comes to purchasing luxury real estate. Despite the […]
Last year, 23.8% of real estate transactions in Paris involved buyers over 60 years old, according to a new study. This trend is echoed across the country and has, alongside other factors, helped revive the French real estate market. A new study undertaken by real estate agency Century 21 reports that after a drop in […]
Attracted by a sharp drop in property prices and low interest rates, buyers are returning very gradually to the Southern French city, whose real estate market had a particularly bad year in 2014.
Study finds that real estate acquisitions by non-residents are on the rise in France after a decline in 2013. This confirms the slow growth in foreign purchases begun in 2014. Foreigners are once again allowing themselves to be seduced by the French property market and are back to buy after two years of marked disinterest.
Sales volumes are up, but prices have continued their gradual decline. Prices should stabilize in the near term due to the strong market typical in Paris during the summer months. Figures provided by the Paris Notaires reveal that the Parisian real estate market has been slightly more active in recent months, especially in the Grand Couronne, which […]
International buyers seem to scoop up more and more Paris properties each year, fueling rumors that they are bidding up real estate prices. A recent study by the Paris Notaire Association dispels the myth. One thing is certain: Paris is a global town. In addition to its status as the most visited city in the world, 15% of […]
In the context of the dynamic commercial property market in Paris, Asian and Middle Eastern institutions have targeted the city for property investments. Recent research shows that sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and developers have invested heavily in cross-border investments during the past two years. In 2013, total investment amounted to around $22 billion (€18.5 […]