Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
In some good news for Paris homeowners, local tax rates have remained the same since 2011 and will continue to do so. This was confirmed for 2017/18 by the Paris city hall recently.
International buyers had a large role to play in a revived French real estate market last year, with one particular group of foreign buyers doubling its activity.
You might imagine that it would be easy to fall in love with an apartment in Paris. Well, it is…and it isn’t. I’ve watched clients go through the process, but only recently done it myself. Now I understand the torture and the terror. Torture, because the market moves so swiftly in Paris that there is […]
A comprehensive review of the world’s top 50 luxury property hotspots for 2017 shows Paris in the top 5. How does it compare to other world class cities on the practical, financial and emotional factors that appeal to high net-worth individuals?
With the first round of voting only a fortnight away, it is worth considering what each candidate’s policies would mean for Paris property, if elected.
It is a well-kept secret in Paris that luxurious properties in the well-known 16th arrondissement are no longer as expensive as they were 25 years ago, relatively speaking. Buyers have been forgoing the western part of Paris for the city center, even if that means buying smaller apartments. That means the beautiful apartments and houses […]
France had a record production of real estate loans in 2016. Historically low interest rates have began to rise slightly since December, but borrowing conditions have remained very attractive. For brokers, 2017 looks promising. The French real estate market was exceptionally dynamic in 2016 and the unprecedented number of housing transactions was largely due to […]