Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
Question: Hi Miranda, So great to find your company, I’m from the Bay Area and will be traveling to Paris for vacation, just happened to see this web-site. In mid-term, I would love to own a property in Paris – 1/2 bed/1 bath will be fine. Where should we start?
Part of the process of buying an apartment in Paris is knowing that once you’ve purchased it, there will most always be some renovating, touching up, and personalizing to do before it really feels like home.
We’re pretty familiar with the HGTV crew through our past appearances on their TV show, House Hunters International. But our most recent episode, where we help the founder of our sister company find a luxurious apartment in Paris is one of our favorite episodes of all time.
The economic crisis in Europe seems not to have deterred foreign buyers from investing in Paris real estate. According to Euronews, French real estate agents are reporting sales of luxury
Paris has been named one of the best performing cities for real estate investment following it’s impressive price growth in 2011.
According to Jones Lang LaSalle in its 2011 Global Capital Flows report, there was US$411 billion of direct commercial investment globally in 2011, a 28% increase over 2010.
Barracks, land, old prisons, offices, mansions, houses and apartments: over the next 3 years, the French government is planning the sale of nearly 2000 properties in Paris and throughout France, for an expected 2.2 billion euros in revenue.
The New York Times featured a telling story last summer of a young couple moving from London to Paris, bringing their Paris real estate dream to life. As property prices in Paris have soared in recent years, bolder buyers are moving away further and further away from