Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
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 […]
A renovated two-bedroom, two-bath 136 m2 apartment located in the 7th arrondissement, directly adjacent to the Hotel Matignon, is listed at 1,900,000€ agency fees included, just under 14,000 € m2. Nestled in privileged and secure surroundings, and counting the French Prime Minister as the next door neighbor, lies a rare, renovated two-bedroom, two-bath 136 m2 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
This fully renovated, air conditioned 1 bedroom apartment with balcony in a beautiful Haussmannian building is ideally located on a quiet street between the Luxembourg Gardens and the Place St. Sulpice in the heart of the 6th arrondissement, the most desirable area in Paris. On the 5th floor with elevator, the property offers views of […]
Real estate investment manager AEW Europe intends to spend up to €4 billion on European property over the next three years. Demand for commercial property from Asian investors is particularly strong.
This spacious impeccably renovated 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath property is nestled on a quiet street just steps from the Seine and the Ile de la Cité. On the first floor without elevator of a well maintained 17th century building, it has 11 foot ceilings and beautiful wood flooring. It is located in a historic and […]
Since August 2012, non-residents who sell a property in France, or derive income from property rentals, have had to pay social charges totaling 15.5% on the net capital gain or the income. A recent judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has overturned this rule.
Residential real estate has traditionally been considered a good investment, and property in Paris remains so for 2015, says French weekly magazine L’Express. Several factors currently work in favor of property buyers in the City of Light.