Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
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.
One of the largest Canadian pension funds has acquired a property in Paris’s rue Blanche (9th arrondissement – district) from the Carlyle Group for €263 million.
Recent figures compiled by notaires (officials who handle property transactions) show that foreigners are buying property in and around Paris in greater numbers than at any time over the past 15 years.
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.
This stunning and extraordinary top floor 1 bedroom apartment is located in the heart of the historic 5th district, a mere 5 minute walk from the Pantheon, the place de l’Estrapade, the place de la Contrescarpe or rue Mouffetard. On the 4th floor with elevator of a neatly kept and private ensemble of buildings named « Résidences du […]
According to recent figures, real estate prices in Paris have continued to hold up and the number of transactions has increased during the 2nd quarter of 2014. The representative body of the officials who handle property transactions, Notaires de Paris-Ile-de-France, issues a quarterly roundup of property prices. These figures show that prices remained stable in […]
Lawyers do not handle real estate transactions in France. This is the job of notaires, public officials with specialized legal training appointed by the Minister of Justice. Now, the notaires’ fee structure is under review and their monopoly may be ended. The role and remuneration of notaires in France The role of the notaire is […]
This cozy 1 bedroom apartment, with balconies offering views of Parisian rooftops, is located in Montmartre near the town hall of the 18th arrondissement in a lively and up an coming neighborhood. It is situated on a quiet street lined with Haussmannian buildings, yet is close to transportation, restaurants and shops.
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.