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The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that American rental platform Airbnb is indeed a digital services company and not a real estate company. On December 19th, Airbnb won a decisive victory in the European Court of Justice, which ruled that the private rental platform is not a real estate company […]
After months of deliberation, la loi Elan has just been definitively adopted by Parliament and published in the Journal officiel. Although it most notably imposes new city planning legislation, it also includes measures that help homeowners, especially those who rent out their apartment in Paris. Flexible rental agreements Property owners will be able to […]
In a sign that recent regulatory measures and negative rhetoric might be having an effect, the number of listings on Airbnb in Paris has fallen for the first time. Between September and December, the number of property listings on short-term rental platform Airbnb fell by 11.8%, according to the Paris city hall. What’s behind it? […]
Only 11,000 out of 100,000 short-term rental listings in the capital abide by the new measure regarding registration of properties with the local council. The other 89,000 listings are now outside of the law after it became official on December 1. The Decret Airbnb – as it has come to be known, even though Airbnb only […]
The measure discussed earlier in the year will enter into force on December 1. Anyone wishing to rent their Paris apartment on short-term rental site Airbnb will have to register with local authorities to do so.
A new law under consideration by the Paris Council in June would mean that anyone renting out their Paris property through sites like Airbnb will have to obtain a registration number. The measure is aimed at ensuring no one flouts the 120-day limit.
Thinking of renting out your apartment in Paris short-term to cover expenses or turn a profit? Here are some tips for setting the right price, advertising on the right platform and avoiding financial pitfalls to get the most out of holiday rentals, including The private hospitality sector is touted as a guaranteed moneymaker in Paris. According […]
A contentious move by the City of Paris sees a list of legal rentals publicized online and Parisians reportedly encouraged to denounce each other. Unsurprisingly, officials face widespread condemnation for this controversial initiative while Airbnb launches a petition to prevent the government’s overzealous regulations damaging tourist rentals in the capital. In its latest attack against […]
This truly special pied-a-terre apartment in Paris is as charming and secretive as the ancient streets that surround it. The area of Saint Germain between the river Seine and the Luxembourg Palace is some of the most sought after real estate in the world, and this luxurious one bedroom, one bath apartment fits perfectly into […]
French real estate site SeLoger.com has acquired Amivac.com, a website specializing in holiday rental property in France. Launched in 1996, SeLoger publishes real estate classifieds online and is one of the main resources for sale and rental property search in France. In July, it announced its acquisition of vacation rental site Amivac.com, a site dedicated to […]