Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
Dropping temperatures in Paris tend to coincide with a slowdown in the real estate market and prices decreasing for older properties. Quite the opposite is happening this year. Prices for older properties have increased by over 3.4% over that last year and all but one of Paris’ arrondissements saw their prices continue to rise in late 2016. Over 90% […]
Construction companies are banking on “the start of a recovery” in 2016, with a projected increase of 0.9% in their activity, mainly driven by the construction of new housing. Construction of housing residences (for senior, students or within the tourism industry) exploded in the third quarter of 2015, growing by 34% to 5,600 units, according […]
In more good news for the real estate sector, sales of new-build properties have been soaring since the beginning of the year. The French real estate market, struggling since the 2008 crisis, is on the mend. An increase of 19.3% in sales of new property was recorded in the first quarter of 2015, with real […]
In recent decades, bricks and mortar have proved the surest bet for a profitable investment over a 10-year period, according to a recent study. Real estate ranked ahead of shares in the CAC 40 (France’s top companies listing), gold and other favorite French investments, such as life insurance and the Livret A savings account.
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