Property market

Valbonne, a haven of tranquillity with international appeal

Almost 14,000 people live in Valbonne year-round, drawn by the peacefulness of the forest, yet not far from the main coastal towns of Nice, Antibes and Cannes. Built like a chequerboard around the Place des (...) Read on...

Saint-Germain-des-Prés : Parisian elegance

An absolute must in the 6th arrondissement, Saint-Germain-des-Prés confirms its ever stronger appeal among a well-heeled international clientele, mostly American but also French, in search of apartments offering (...) Read on...

Barnes Île de Ré : a luxury market

Blessed with well-preserved nature and extraordinary panoramic views, the Île de Ré and its ten villages between sky and sea offer a highly coveted lifestyle. “The buyer profile for the island has evolved (...) Read on...

Galerie de l'Immobilier : Paris prestige

On the strength of 26 years of experience in Parisian real estate, Jules Caris launched his own agency in 2000 with two partners, whose shares he acquired in 2010. It is strategically positioned on the Left Bank, at the very heart of its activities. “We focus especially on all the (...) Read on...

Sotheby's Realty Lyon : from a pied-a-terre to a château

Benefiting from the aura of Sotheby's International Realty, the N°1 network for prestige properties with over 900 agencies worldwide including 45 in France, Sotheby's Realty Lyon covers the top end of the region's property market. “The core of our transactions consists of houses and (...) Read on...

Paris 8th : the prestige of enviable addresses

Characterized by neighbourhoods with changing atmospheres, the 8th is a disparate arrondissement with a property market offering lots of contrasts. As Charles Daireaux of the Groupe Mercure explains : “There is not an 8th, but several 8ths ! The first and most prestigious is the famous (...) Read on...

Cap d'Antibes, a blue-chip investment

The west side of Cap d'Antibes gazes out at the Lérins Islands, while the east side faces the distant Mercantour hills. 1,460 people live year-round in this little paradise of 9.15 acres characterized by lush vegetation. “Disenchantment on the part of the clientele from Eastern Europe, (...) Read on...

Vallat Immobilier : a reference for luxury properties in Savoy and Upper Savoy

“Our DNA consists of property transactions and we have developed everything that precedes and follows them : from construction and development to management with hotel services, “syndic” (owners' association) and property surveying,” explains Joff­ray Vallat. “We chalk up over 400 (...) Read on...

New departure for Terrasses et Jardins

“Eighteen is the year of maturity, and an opportunity for us to take on new challenges designed to provide our clients with even better service,” explains Benoit Vitu. A real visionary, the founder of “Terrasses et Jardins” placed all his bets on this real niche market when he (...) Read on...

The Basque coast as seen by Emile Garcin

A privileged setting, economic dynamism, breathtaking nature, the Basque country is drawing a growing number of buyers looking for second residences. “Whether on the shore or in communes near the coast such as Arcangues, Arbonne or Ahetze, two-thirds of our agency's transactions involve (...) Read on...

A wave of optimism in the Alpilles

Access to the Alpilles is made easy by the train station in Avignon, 20 km north, together with the Marseille-Provence Airport and the excellent road network. Far from the bustle of large towns in the Bouches-du-Rhône, the Alpilles offer a natural garden of Eden dotted with villages of (...) Read on...

Paris 4th : the most covetd address on the right bank

A melting-pot of cultures and atmospheres, the 4th arrondissement encompasses the Île Saint-Louis, half of the Île de la Cité, a good part of Le Marais and the Place des Vosges. Different neighbourhoods, characterized by a coveted art of living and very hefty prices : “The 4th is the (...) Read on...

Luxury real estate in Brittany

Launched from 2008, the France Châteaux agencies in Quimper, Lorient and La Baule belong to the Sotheby's International Realty network, a world leader in prestige properties. Specializing in the sale and promotion of châteaux, manor houses, old residences, villas with sea views, and even (...) Read on...

Agence Rue Madame : real estate in feminine mode

Occupying the former premises of a florist's shop, the Agence Rue Madame is a lovely setting of 45 m2 in which exposed beams, wall-paper, elegant furnishings and a lounge area provide a warm and cosy ambiance. Caroline Plassat and Marie de Poncins designate trust as the foundation on which (...) Read on...

Agence Centralym, Lyon prestige

An attentive ear, enthusiasm, efficient handling of files, amassing of precious peripheral information… The Centralym agency stands out for the close attention it pays to enhancing each property's value : “High-quality communication is a fundamental concept in this business,” explains (...) Read on...