Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
For the third year running, Paris has been ranked first among 50 cities for its attractiveness to students, ahead of Melbourne and London.
This spacious impeccably renovated 3 bedroom 2 ½ bath property is nestled on a quiet street just steps from the Seine and the Ile de la Cité. On the first floor without elevator of a well maintained 17th century building, it has 11 foot ceilings and beautiful wood flooring. It is located in a historic and […]
Since August 2012, non-residents who sell a property in France, or derive income from property rentals, have had to pay social charges totaling 15.5% on the net capital gain or the income. A recent judgment by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has overturned this rule.
Residential real estate has traditionally been considered a good investment, and property in Paris remains so for 2015, says French weekly magazine L’Express. Several factors currently work in favor of property buyers in the City of Light.
Marilyn Benichou, Senior Counsel of Paris law firm De Gaulle, Fleurance & Associés explains some changes to French regulations about capital gains tax that apply to non-residents. From January 1st 2015, the French government introduced a number of changes to the capital gains tax regime, by means of the revised Finance Law 2014 and the […]
According to figures recently issued by the Notaires de France (officials who handle property transactions), sales volumes increased and property prices fell slightly in Paris during the third quarter of 2014. The notaires regularly issue a bulletin analyzing the real estate market in France.
Paris is one of the world’s primary business centers and tourist destinations, and demand for residential property is high. Several factors have ensured that the Paris real estate market has remained buoyant over the past 25 years, despite periodic bear markets: There is a shortage of new construction. The city center cannot expand beyond the […]
Continuing our series of interviews with collaborators, we talk to Madelyn Willems of Paris apartment rentals company, Paris Perfect. 1. Where do you come from, how long have you lived in Paris and what brought you here? My father was a US Air Force pilot, and we were posted to Naples and Rome in Italy, […]
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the most expensive location in Europe for retail rental values, and the 6th most expensive world-wide, according to a new report.
This week, the US dollar rose to a nine year high against the Euro. One euro is currently worth about $1.19, compared to a low of around $1.58 in April 2008. This time last year, the rate was $1.36 to the euro.