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real estate has been an incredible investment over the past decades, rising dramatically in value since the early 1990s. The average price in some arrondissements has doubled, tripled or even nearly quadrupled over the last 25 years.
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.
In some good news for homeowners, local tax rates have remained the same since 2011 and will continue to do so. This was confirmed for 2017/18 by the city hall recently.
France and its allies breathed a sigh of relief as Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen in the presidential election second round face-off. France now has a young, internationalist, pro-business president who hopes to usher in a new era for the country. What does his election mean for real estate? Potential disaster averted Firstly, […]
Ever wondered where the Haussmannian legacy is strongest, or where ’ oldest buildings are to be found? A new map from the city hall’s official urban planning think-tank illustrates the capital’s age using the most comprehensive database of building records to date.
Embezzling dictators have a habit of amassing global property portfolios. is a common target for this sort of activity, and authorities have recently shown their willingness to seize assets bought with pilfered State money.
International buyers had a large role to play in a revived French real estate market last year, with one particular group of foreign buyers doubling its activity.
While there is much talk of a possible slowdown once interest rates rise further, the property market continues its impressive price growth. Prices rose 4.4% in 2016, and it looks like 2017’s first quarter has started even stronger.