Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
A rainy spring and labor strikes are not expected to have a lasting negative impact on Paris’ property market as the country’s economy continues to grow and foreign buyers are drawn by favorable currency exchange rates. The French capital suffered a fairly turbulent month in May. Not only did strikes, blockades and fuel shortages cause […]
In MeilleursAgents’ latest barometer of residential property prices, the current health of the French real estate market is chiefly attributed to exceptional loan conditions. MeilleursAgents 79th monthly barometer finds that advantageous mortgage rates, which have decreased again by 0.2% during February, are encouraging buyers to purchase homes. In addition, the market has entered its high […]
“To recover or not to recover, that is the question.” The latest report from Meilleurs Agents celebrates the French real estate market’s high performance in 2015 and explores whether this trend will continue through 2016. The Paris notaires hailed 2015 as a very positive year for the real estate market in Paris and Île-de-France. Sales volumes were up by more than 15% […]
According to real estate professionals, 2015 saw the luxury property sector in Paris experience a booming recovery. Since then, opulent apartments and high-end mansions are once again being snapped up by wealthy buyers, to the delight of Parisian agencies. After three years of crisis, where buyers were scarce and the luxury property supply stockpiled, 2015 saw the […]
Apartment prices are rising again in the French capital, according to a price barometer published on 1st October by MeilleursAgents. It reveals that the increase mainly pertains to small apartments. The 74th edition of MeilleursAgents’ monthly price guide shows Paris resisting the slow price erosion befalling homes in the rest of France. According to the […]
Property prices are experiencing a net increase in Paris and its region, leading to a renewed dynamism of the market. Parisian notaires remain cautious however, warning that it is too soon to judge whether the recent price increase will persist. The return of buyers is good news for the Parisian housing market, which is experiencing […]
During 2014, the number of sales of apartments in period buildings in Paris increased by 2% compared to 2013, but real estate prices decreased by 2.1%. These are the conclusions of the quarterly report for the 4th quarter of 2014 issued by the notaires, officials who handle property transactions in France.