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In a sign that recent regulatory measures and negative rhetoric might be having an effect, the number of listings on Airbnb in has fallen for the first time. Between September and December, the number of property listings on short-term rental platform Airbnb fell by 11.8%, according to the city hall. What’s behind it? […]
Only 11,000 out of 100,000 short-term rental listings in the capital abide by the new measure regarding registration of properties with the local council. The other 89,000 listings are now outside of the law after it became official on December 1. The Decret Airbnb – as it has come to be known, even though Airbnb only […]
The measure discussed earlier in the year will enter into force on December 1. Anyone wishing to rent their apartment on short-term rental site Airbnb will have to register with local authorities to do so.
A new law under consideration by the Council in June would mean that anyone renting out their property through sites like Airbnb will have to obtain a registration number. The measure is aimed at ensuring no one flouts the 120-day limit.
Thinking of renting out your apartment in short-term to cover expenses or turn a profit? Here are some tips for setting the right price, advertising on the right platform and avoiding financial pitfalls to get the most out of holiday rentals, including The private hospitality sector is touted as a guaranteed moneymaker in . According […]
A contentious move by the City of sees a list of legal rentals publicized online and ians reportedly encouraged to denounce each other. Unsurprisingly, officials face widespread condemnation for this controversial initiative while Airbnb launches a petition to prevent the government’s overzealous regulations damaging tourist rentals in the capital. In its latest attack against […]
This truly special pied-a-terre apartment in is as charming and secretive as the ancient streets that surround it. The area of Saint Germain between the river Seine and the Luxembourg Palace is some of the most sought after real estate in the world, and this luxurious one bedroom, one bath apartment fits perfectly into […]
French real estate site SeLoger.com has acquired Amivac.com, a website specializing in holiday rental property in France. Launched in 1996, SeLoger publishes real estate classifieds online and is one of the main resources for sale and rental property search in France. In July, it announced its acquisition of vacation rental site Amivac.com, a site dedicated to […]
A wave of impromptu visits by city officials to suspected short term rental properties in Saint Germain des Pres yields little results and fuels growing frustration with the city’s inconsistent policies. On Tuesday, January 12, the City of sent investigators to storm ian apartments they suspected of being illegally rented out for short stays. […]
The long-awaited hope for a legal structure to legitimize rental activity for thousands of second home owners in the French capital may soon be a reality.