Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
The recently renovated white façade of the Tour Blanche (literally, the white tower) makes it one of La Défense’s more eye-catching buildings.
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 Bibliothèque Nationale de France (French National Library) is actually a complex of buildings in Paris’ 2nd arrondissement (district). It occupies the so-called Quadrilatère Richelieu (Richelieu rectangle), bordered by the […]
Just when you thought French mortgage interest rates couldn’t go any lower, they fell yet again in November.
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.
Two expected changes to French tax law mean that some non-residents of France may be able to claim refunds of social charges payments and partial refunds of capital gains tax. But claims for refunds of payments made in 2013 must be filed by December 31st 2014.
La Poste du Louvre, the post office on the rue du Louvre, is to be redeveloped to include a luxury hotel. Not only is the post office the largest in France, but it also stays open almost 24 hours every day – useful for those who have waited until the last minute to file their […]
A recent survey shows that investors plowed €16 billion into French commercial property during the first three quarters of 2014. This is an increase of 45% over the same period in 2013, and already 5% more than the total amount invested last year.
According to a new property price index, real estate prices in Paris increased by almost 1% over the three months to September 2014.
Mortgage interest rates that French banks offered to individual property buyers continued to fall during September, according to a new study.
The rooftops of Paris have often been the inspiration for artists, writers, and film makers. Now, the City of Paris has voted to put forward its roofscape as a candidate for UNESCO World Heritage Site status.