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Guide to French Mortgages Eligibility & criteria All of the mortgages sourced by French Mortgage Broker International Private Finance are in Euros and secured against French residential property. French mortgages are full status and therefore proof of income and outgoings are required to submit an application to a lender. The maximum loan to value available […]
Despite the hard times that have faced France and the European economy in the last year, real estate in the French capital is still providing a safe and sustainable investment. Prices in Paris rose a historic 2.7% in the last quarter of 2011, making Paris reputably some of the most expensive ‘bricks & mortar’ in […]
2011 has undoubtedly been a turbulent year in the financial markets which have had an impact on many people’s decisions as to whether or not they will proceed with their dream purchase in France.
Property taxes are everywhere in the world, but in France, there are two particular types you need to know about. First, the taxe foncière, a property tax for which the owner is liable, and a taxe d’habitation, for which
A poll on Figaro Immobilier yesterday asked readers to cast their vote on whether or not the Mairie de Paris (Paris City Hall) is right to want to limit the number of furnished apartment rentals in Paris. This topic is hot in the press right at the moment,
Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 3 Floor: 4th floor (with elevator) Size: 140 m2 (1507 square feet) Price: € 1,895,000 A stunning, 1507 square foot, two bedroom, three bathroom apartment with a view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris’ elegant 7th arrondissement.
A historic building, part of the gorgeous Palais Royal in Paris’ 1st Arrondissement, that dates back to the times of Cardinal Richelieu in 1629, was recently renovated by New Yorker Amanda Sykes. After convincing the French bank who has owned the building for years and years that she could rent the apartment and oversee the […]
High end real estate has taken off after the financial crisis of 2010 in cities like Paris, London, and New York. Prices rose 20% in Paris between January 2010 and January 2011, according to Nestoria. But how is this so when the economic outlook is so dark? The answer is massive foreign investment.
Your apartment in Paris is a big investment. Focusing on a few key details can help maximize your return when it’s time to sell. Setting a high, but attainable price is a good first step that will help your property to go quickly with a flurry of bidders. Taking steps to minimize your capital gains […]