Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
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.
Marilyn Benichou, Senior Counsel of Paris law firm De Gaulle, Fleurance & Associés explains some changes to French regulations about capital gains tax that apply to non-residents. From January 1st 2015, the French government introduced a number of changes to the capital gains tax regime, by means of the revised Finance Law 2014 and the […]
€23.8 billion was invested in the French commercial real estate market during 2014, according to the latest figures. This is an increase of 57% over the 2013 total of €15.1 billion and makes 2014 the third best year on record after 2007 and 2006. Much of that investment was in the capital: for each euro […]
Paris is one of the world’s primary business centers and tourist destinations, and demand for residential property is high. Several factors have ensured that the Paris real estate market has remained buoyant over the past 25 years, despite periodic bear markets: There is a shortage of new construction. The city center cannot expand beyond the […]
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the most expensive location in Europe for retail rental values, and the 6th most expensive world-wide, according to a new report.
The latest research shows that Paris occupies 2nd place among 100 European cities for commercial property demand, just after London. This is one place up from the city’s ranking in 2013.
Buying a luxury apartment is a major investment. So you want to be sure you have all the information about it at your fingertips before you visit – and certainly before you buy.
A new French residential property price index is to be launched in September 2014. Its creator is Michel Mouillart, a professor of economics at a Paris university and director of the Housing Credit Observatory. He claims that it will provide more up to date information than existing data.
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.
A Hong Kong listed investment company has announced it is buying the Paris Marriott Hotel from French real estate company MCE PropCo. This luxury hotel is located on the Champs-Elysées in the center of Paris.