This Paris Life

Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris

“When we think back on the entire process –  what we remember most are the fun times of going from apartment to apartment, laughing about the bad ones and debating the merits of the good ones; the excitement of finding “the one”; and the sense of confidence that came from knowing we were in safe […]

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It will take someone with imagination and discriminating taste to realize the incredible potential of this property located on Ile Saint Louis with amazing views of nearly all the monuments in Paris. A generous balcony overlooking the river and directly facing the cathedral Notre Dame, impressively high ceilings of 4 meters (more than 13 feet), […]

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Incredible views over the cathedral Notre Dame and a coveted address on Ile Saint Louis are but two of the remarkable features offered by this renovated two bedroom, two bath apartment in the heart of Paris.  The property also boasts impressively high ceilings, elegant parquet de Versailles floors and a historic facade that is classified […]

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Paris’ palaces and mansions:

This is the next in a series looking at some of the sumptuous palaces and mansions for which the City of Light is rightly famed. The Hôtel de Soubise is an elegant 18th century mansion on the rue des Francs-Bourgeois in the 3rd arrondissement (district). It has been the property of the French State since […]

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Paris real estate market trends by arrondissements

French weekly l’Express recently published its annual run-down of property prices in Paris, having questioned realtors in each arrondissement (district) to get their view of market trends. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th arrondissements – properties with flaws selling more slowly In the heart of Paris, foreigners are still seeking a pied-à-terre, but have become more […]

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The long-awaited reopening of the Picasso Museum is scheduled to take place on October 25th 2014, the 133rd anniversary of the Spanish-born artist’s birth. The re-launch was originally planned for June 2014. We reported on it back in April as part of our series on major projects that are enhancing parts of Paris.

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This is the fifth in our series of posts looking at major projects that are enhancing parts of Paris. Parisian millionaire Cédric Naudon is transforming the Rue du Vertbois in the northern Marais neighborhood into a gourmet and design destination. The project, nicknamed ‘La Jeune Rue’ (the young street), aims to combine ethically sourced food […]

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In recent decades, the resilient Paris real estate market has defied predictions of large falls in price. And, in its latest quarterly roundup of prices, the Chambre de Notaires de Paris/Ile-de-France describes the “astonishing resistance” of prices per square meter for old apartments.

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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.

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