Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
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?
Parisian real estate prices, which currently stand at 9,420 euros/m², will continue to rise, announced the Chambre des notaires de Paris-Île-de-France in a recent business review. Though final figures won’t be available for awhile, “According to market data, the price per square meter could exceed 9,600 euros in December 2018 in Paris. The annual increase […]
One of the best things about having Paris as your “home base” is its excellent air and rail connections. If you are looking for a little adventure, you can take an easy weekend trip to see some of the classical sites of Southern Europe, or even venture as far as North Africa. We asked […]
The capital enjoyed a 5.9% share of all luxury store openings worldwide this year, affirming its place as the global capital for high-end retailing. London, often the city that beats out Paris for the title, has slipped down the rankings amidst Brexit uncertainty. A report by a global real estate services company reveals all. The […]
In the current issue of International Banker magazine: Paris Property Group’s Miranda Bothe gives her insights into the eternal draw of Paris and why savvy investors view it as an affordable luxury that provides lasting value. Affordable luxury in the City of Lights Paris is the perfect location for a European pied-à-terre: centrally located as a […]
The French property market has seen a rejuvenation in 2016 and 2017 after a stagnant period since 2011. How does housing price growth in France compare with the global average?
From quality of life and good healthcare to low education costs, France has always succeeded in attracting a thriving expat population. A recent survey by HSBC has shown that this attractiveness has only been increasing. France rose to 21st place on HSBC’s 9th annual Expat Explorer Survey this year, ahead of Belgium, the United […]
The French and British capitals each have their own charms, but price evolutions in recent years mean that Paris real estate boasts higher investment value than London. Alongside Paris’ enduring and indisputable appeal in the eyes of overseas buyers, the city’s real estate offers advantageous investment opportunities compared to its rival across the Channel, according […]
A recent study places Paris as one of the two top European cities for real estate investment. This is mainly due to a high concentration of successful companies and research and development facilities in the city. Paris has come in second behind London in an annual ranking of Europe’s top 100 cities for real estate investment, meaning […]
Paris gained three spots in an international ranking of real estate destinations around the world, climbing from the 10th spot in 2014 to the seventh in 2015. According to Barnes International, the decline of the euro contributed to Paris cementing its place last year in an annual ranking of the 10 most popular cities in […]