Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
International business leaders rate Paris the third most attractive city in the world for business investment, according to a recent survey carried out for KPMG. This is a jump of two places in the space of a year.
The Napoleonic Code is the civil legal framework of France, established in 1804 by Napoleon Bonaparte. It sets out the rules in relation to divorce, inheritance, and property ownership, among other things.
We have reported regularly on changes to the French capital gains tax (CGT) regime over the past two years. In France, the capital gain on the sale of a primary residence is exempt from any tax. But the capital gain on the sale of a second home or investment property is liable to tax and […]
New research shows that Middle Eastern investors will shell out $180 billion on commercial real estate worldwide over the next 10 years. Paris will be one of the key targets.
A new report concludes that Paris offers increasingly good value compared with some other top European cities.
The French Société Civile Immobilière (SCI) is a popular vehicle for purchasing real estate in France. Paris-based firm Pech de Laclause, Bathmanabane & Associés gives an overview of this structure and discusses some of the pros and cons. What is an SCI and when is it a suitable vehicle for buying and managing French property?
French real estate investment trust Foncière des 6ème et 7ème Arrondissements de Paris has recently bought a prestigious office complex from the French State for an undisclosed sum. The Abbaye de Penthemont is situated at the corner of the Rue de Bellechasse and the Rue de Grenelle in Paris’s 7th arrondissement (district).
This elegant fully renovated one bedroom apartment on the second floor with elevator of a well maintained stone and brick 19th century building is located in the historical Village St. Paul area of the Marais.
An expected upturn in French consumer spending during the 2nd quarter of 2014 is expected to benefit parts of the retail property market, experts say.
Question: I am purchasing an apartment in Paris. I am being charged on top of the purchase price for the refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher etc. Is this normal? Normally, appliances and/or furniture are not included in the sale of an apartment. However, you can agree with the seller to buy them along with the property.