Expert Insight, Breaking News, and Insider Stories on Real Estate in Paris
The 26th Biennale des Antiquaires in happening now in Paris, with 122 galleries displaying some of the world’s most exquisite fine jewelry, art, and antiques. If you’re in the market for a new slew of diamonds, the perfect piece to round out your art collection, or some period interior decor items to fill your new Parisian […]
“There will be a new record in Paris,” according to Thierry Delesalle, a spokesman for the notaries of Paris, during a recent press conference, adding that the leading indicators point to higher prices in September and October. The pricing declines seen in the fourth quarter 2011 and first quarter of 2012 seem to have fizzled. […]
Real estate prices are rising in Paris, though property sales throughout France have slowed in the second quarter of 2012. In contrast to Paris, prices are generally slightly lower elsewhere in France.
Last Thursday, the Chambre des Notaires in Paris held a special meeting open to the public to discuss the recent changes to the wealth and capital gains tax laws implemented by President Hollande. Our managing partner, Kerstin Bachmann, was there in person to take notes.
Over the last months, the French media has been reveling in gloomy news about the French economy and more specifically about expected trends in the real estate market. But their predictions of a downturn ignore some fundamental facts. It’s a great time to invest in Paris real estate and here’s why:
This private mansion has fallen under controversy in the last five years as its new owner, a brother of the Emir of Qatar, has embarked upon restoring it. Located on the tip of Île Saint-Louis, in the 4th arrondissement, the Hotel Lambert, designed by architect Louis Le Vau was originally built between 1640 and 1644 for the financier […]
It’s that time of the year again, the rentrée. Each September marks a new work season, highlighted by predictions of the financial and real estate markets for the coming year.
With the publication last Friday of the Amended Finance Law (Loi de Finance Rectificative 2012), the French government instituted an “extraordinary wealth contribution” retroactively effective as of January 1, 2012.
The August lull that sends most Parisians running to the beaches for vacation did not slow the French government from passing important “rectifying” changes in the taxation of real estate gains, rental income and net wealth.