This Paris Life

Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris

People say that there’s nowhere in the world quite like Paris, and with good reason. Thanks to its famous arrondissements, the mix of modern and Old World charm, and famous sites like the Eiffel Tower, the City of Love saw a whopping 40 million visitors in 2017 alone. But walking the city isn’t the only […]

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Recently the Wall Street Journal published an article about the storm of perfect conditions leading American buyers to scoop up that pied-a-terre they’ve been dreaming of for years. Mortgage interest rates in France are below 2%, allowing excellent opportunities to leverage funds; the dollar is at close to a historic high against the euro; and […]

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Financially speaking, if it’s possible for you to buy a property outright, in cash, thus avoiding interest payments on a mortgage, you should do it, right?  Well, not necessarily in France…  Read on to discover why buying property in France with a French mortgage is the more financially savvy route, even if you can afford […]

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2019 was an exceptional year for real estate in France, with notaries recording a 7% increase in the number of transactions from July 2018 to July 2019.  Between low interest rates and soaring prices, who exactly is buying real estate in France and its capital these days?  Online real estate broker Pretto reviewed the more […]

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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 […]

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National sales numbers and prices continue to rise throughout France.  Prices in Paris, the nation-wide leader, will continue their ascent in the new year, according to the latest quarterly review by Paris notaries.   National numbers on the up and up In France, sales numbers have reached a new record as prices continue to climb.  […]

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According to market predictions by luxury real estate specialist Coldwell Banker, the price per square meter in the capital could become the highest in Europe by the end of 2022.   Soaring property prices in Paris are the new norm, and the luxury real estate market is no exception.  High-end, luxury properties are affected to […]

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ULI/PwC’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe 2020 lists Paris as the overall favorite for real estate prospects in 2020.  Moving up 10 places in only one year, the French capital tops Berlin and Frankfurt, also in the top three, and tips London to fourth place.   According to the latest Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Europe report by […]

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Upward momentum in the French real estate market continued its course in 2019, with Paris leading the way. Read on to discover the 6 major real estate records that were broken this past year alone.   1. National sales numbers surpassed the record of one million In 2019, the nationwide record of one million sales […]

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A study of the impact of le Grand Paris on about 20 Parisian suburbs, published by real estate network Guy Hoquet, reveals some notable disparities.   Cities benefitting from the Grand Paris metro expansion Prices are climbing first and foremost in those cities that are closest to Paris.  “Cities in direct proximity to Paris are […]

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