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Apartment for sale in Paris 4th arrondissement, Rue des Deux ponts, €460,000

Sole Agent. Ile Saint Louis. A spacious and charming studio apartment with a mezzanine.

1-bed, 1-bath, Apartment for sale in Paris 4th arrondissement, Rue des Deux Ponts, €920,000

Ile Saint Louis. Sole Agent. A charming, spacious and beautifully appointed 58 sqm apartment. Renovated and as new.

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Big Deals
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Property Fire Sale in Lille: Former Post Office, Hotel and Boulangerie on Offer

Mostly in the news for being the second city in France to institute rent caps, a property fire sale in Lille’s suburbs has caught the eye of some. Very interesting deals could be obtained for the willing property investor.

Market Trends
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First Time Paris Homebuyers Borrow Big in 2016

Thanks to a mix of low or zero-interest rate loans for young buyers and a revived property market, first-time buyers increased their activity significantly last year. What’s more, around one in five under-30s are considering buying a property in the next 12 months.

Money Matters and Legal

In Law

Rent Caps in Paris Not Entirely Behind Slow Growth in Rents, Study Says

A study at the end of January by two major instigators of the rent caps in Paris has concluded that the city’s slowed rent growth might also be down to a law from 2012. In related news, an unintended consequence of the rent controls has become clearer.

In Law

Paris Rent Caps: Few Lawsuits Since their Introduction

A parliamentary report has shown that since the Paris rent caps were introduced a year and a half ago, only 90 cases have been brought against landlords by tenants. A fairly smooth transition for what was predicted to be a very contentious measure.

Your Money

Mortgage Interest Rates Rise for First Time in 2016

On the cards for a few weeks, mortgage interest rates in France rose this week, as a result of an increase in the government’s cost of borrowing. Also, an interesting result of the anticipation has been observed.

Local Matters

Changing Landscape
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Île de la Cité’s Transformation will Reinvent the Centre of Paris

The Île de la Cité is to undergo a myriad of changes over the next 20 years to adapt to the huge tourist footfall the island enjoys. Architects have submitted 35 proposals while property developers have already started turning some of the older buildings around.

Architecture & Landmarks
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Eco-Construction Projects Slated to Continue into 2017, in Paris and Nearby Suburbs

Wooden construction has numerous benefits, both aesthetic and ecological. No wonder it’s playing a bigger role in urban planning, with numerous projects started in 2016. A huge office block in the 13th is to be completed by early 2017.

Paris 1-20
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All about the 16th Arrondissement

The bourgeois 16th is still the strong favorite for families looking for good schools, tree-lined boulevards and well-maintained dressed stone buildings. 

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Managing director David Amanou shares his insights on running his business and the state of the Parisian luxury property sector in the wake of rent regulations and the Paris attacks.

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