This Paris Life

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

Markets contribute to a city’s identity, and Paris is no exception.  Parisians are attached to the market-going legacy of old Paris and to this day markets remain a place of lively exchange at the heart of city life.  Paris is currently home to 82 markets, with the oldest one in operation since 1615!  From the […]

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From her recent move to the French capital to her latest collaboration with LVMH, Rihanna is making a lasting mark on the Parisian cultural scene.   Having split her time between apartments in LA, London, and Paris, Rihanna is no stranger to our beloved capital.  In fact, the Grammy award-winning artist has even decided make […]

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Although Paris is often considered the most beautiful city in the world, it is most notably thanks to Baron Haussmann.  This Seine region prefect from 1853 to 1870 completely redesigned the capital.   Georges Eugène Haussmann had a mission to “aerate, unify, and beautify” Paris.  During the period when was named préfet de la Seine […]

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Supported by ever-low interest rates, the number of French people investing in rental property is taking off.   According to the most recent data provided by Century 21, 26.5% of French people who bought an apartment or a house in the first semester of 2019, did so not to acquire a primary or secondary residence, […]

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Never before seen in the capital, the average price per square meter has exceeded the symbolic threshold of €10,000. And prices will continue to rise.   The record was officially confirmed earlier this month by Paris notaries.  “This is unprecedented and, if we take into account preliminary sales agreements, we reached €10,300 per square meter […]

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No need to travel far from Paris to discover some true architectural gems.  Created by Ricardo Bofil, Le Corbusier, or even Gérard Grandval, these surprising places are all less than one hour from Paris.     Les espaces d’Abraxas in Noisy-le-Grand  Architect: Ricardo Bofill Inaugurated in 1983, Les espaces d’abrasas are a complex of three residential […]

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French singer Aya Nakamura unveiled a music video back in April, shot at the Château de Fontainebleau.  Much like Nakamura, French and American stars frequently use Parisian monuments to showcase their songs… historical settings that can be expensive.   Aya Nakamura chose the Château de Fontainebleau for the music video of her latest title “Pookie”.  […]

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« Attention à la marche en descendant du train. Please mind the gap between the train and the platform. Bitte achten si auf die Lücke zwischen Zug und Bahnsteigkante. » You will indeed continue to hear this announcement, just under different conditions. By the end of the year, metro lines 14, 11, and 4 will have undergone […]

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From place de la Bastille and Nation to the banks of the Seine, by the end of 2019, pedestrians and bikes will have taken over a large part of the roadway, to the detriment of cars. It’s no longer a surprise to anyone: the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, and her team have made the […]

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A nice charcuterie board a good bottle of red, what if that’s what happiness is?  In any case, it seems like a good place to start for the team at Le BonBon, who’s put together an exhaustive list of some of the capital’s best wine bars, the perfect spot to start winding down from summer […]

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