Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
We often get requests for Paris hotel recommendations, particularly from clients coming to Paris on their real estate shopping trip. In an article last year, our friend and Paris blogger Heather Stimmler-Hall scouted out her picks for 10 of the best boutique hotels on the Left Bank – that won’t break the bank. To round out her list, […]
Sales volume – meaning the number of real estate transactions – are down 20% in 2012 as compared with 2011. Although the best properties still sell quickly and at or near asking price, it has meant that Paris real estate buyers are getting some breathing room to separate the wheat from the chafe. “The market […]
The French press is abuzz with stories about 1+ million euro properties hitting the Paris real estate market in recent weeks as a result of looming tax-hikes. What does this mean for the non-resident Paris lover ready to invest in a Paris pied-a-terre? Could it be a short-term buying opportunity? Paris Property Group takes a look at the silver […]
The French property market has been a good investment for many foreign buyers over the last year with prices of flats and houses rising in the most sought after areas. Prices in the Paris region have risen by between 3.8% and 6.2% for houses and flats, according to data release by government controlled Notaires de […]
Sales of Existing (Ancien) Apartments According to the most recent sales data available, from May to July 2012, 36,000 apartments were sold in Ile de France, marking a 21 to 22% decine compared to transactions concluded in the same time period in the two previous years.
In response to the stark reduction in the volume of real estate sales nationwide and the resulting loss in capital gains tax revenue, President Hollande proposed to reduce the capital gains tax on real estate sales – for a limited time.
Following an in-depth look at housing market behavior across Europe in recent years, the research arm of Savills Real Estate found that only Italy might be in for future drops in real estate prices.
According to an annual study produced by the international mortgage specialist, Conti, France remains the most popular destination for international property investment among British buyers.
This is an elegant and charming 3 bedroom apartment (132,18 m² living space) with balconies and open views over the gorgeous park “Square du Temple” located in the Marais. Situated on the 1st floor (with elevator) of a well kept and prestigious Haussmannian building, the property has a lot of character. It features