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Spirits company acquisition could see luxury villa worth 300 million euros also change hands. The sale of the famed Grand Marnier liquor to Gruppo Campari would include the historic Les Cèdres villa in Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat. Family business Grand Marnier may soon be bought by Italian spirits company Gruppo Campari. If the transaction goes ahead, […]
While most of Montpellier’s real estate sector remains lethargic for the third consecutive year, increased sales in new property could lead to more generalized improvement. Montpellier’s high prices have been driving away buyers of second homes and primary residences alike. Despite a slight decrease, most houses are still advertised for excessive amounts, leading to sales […]
Despite a slight recovery in its real estate market’s activity, gaps between geographic areas are widening in Aix en Provence. While property in the city center continues to attract buyers, larger villas on the outskirts are increasingly difficult to sell. With over 140,000 inhabitants, the former capital of Provence is now France’s 23rd largest city. […]
In Avignon’s city center prices remain stable while sales volumes experience continued decline. However, the opposite is true in the periphery where falling prices attract more buyers. Avignon’s real estate market’s performance is evolving at two contrasting speeds. On the one hand, the city center sees prices remain stable yet transactions slowly decline. Beyond the […]
Affordable prices in Pau are encouraging more property buyers to purchase. The new influx of first-time buyers has revived the market without increasing prices. Poised between snowy slopes and the ocean while retaining a vibrant and historic city center, this garden city and its near suburbs attract young professionals and nature lovers alike. Most weekends […]
After four slow years, Nîmes real estate is steadily recovering. The city center is attracting first time buyers and rental investors once again, however, villas on the outskirts of town are still struggling to find buyers. The property market in Nîmes is slowly returning to form after suffering from low sales volumes since 2011. In […]
After two years of decreasing sales volumes, Toulouse’ property market is benefitting from renewed attention. Transaction numbers have swelled since the spring, while prices have remained low. Since the beginning of the year, Toulouse’s real estate sector has returned to form. Prices are currently 20% lower than sales prices in 2012, according to Gladys Emourgeon, […]
A real estate special by L’Express paints an overview of property markets in major French cities. Scores are varied even amongst those doing well: some pedal on with ease, seeing buyers rush in to take advantage of auspicious factors, others aren’t far behind, catching up thanks to low prices and favorable interest rates.
Attracted by a sharp drop in property prices and low interest rates, buyers are returning very gradually to the Southern French city, whose real estate market had a particularly bad year in 2014.
Property in Saint-Tropez has become even pricier than Paris. Wealthy buyers are once again purchasing houses in the chic seaside resort, paying up to 30,000 euros per square meter for a villa by the sea. With its crisis years behind it, Saint-Tropez can now boast of being the most expensive town in France. Real estate […]