Property market

Lofts : the appeal of spaciousness

Comprising a niche sector, former factories, garages, boutiques etc., rehabilitated as living accommodation for private individuals, are dotted here and there around Paris, and especially in its closest suburbs, (...) Read on...

The bucolic charm of Saint-Paul-de-Vence

History, nature, authenticity, proximity… Arguments offered by the hill-top village with the most visitors in the Alpes-Maritimes are certainly not lacking. Only 15 minutes separate this haven of tranquillity (...) Read on...

The AIM agency celebrates its 50th anniversary

“Offering our clients a friendly welcome, ensuring meticulous, high-quality follow-up for each transaction whether it concerns a studio or a chalet worth 3 million euros, that is what we care about,” says (...) Read on...

Ateliers Loft & Associés is expanding !

Set up in Paris in 1998, Ateliers Lofts & Associés, specializing in lofts, artists' studios, contemporary properties and houses designed by architects, has run a branch in Biarritz for the past eight years, dedicated to this type of property. Since its creation, its success can be explained (...) Read on...

Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby's Realty

Located on both banks of the Seine, the Propriétés Parisiennes Sotheby's Realty agencies (the first created in 2005 by Pascale Constans and Fabrice le Ruyet), offer a selection of high-quality properties for sale and rent : “From charming studios to private mansions of 2,000 m2, the (...) Read on...

APARTMENTS IN CANNES

The Festival City offers accommodation in the form of apartments of the highest quality, from the Croisette, facing the sublime Lérins Islands, to the highly-prized neighbourhoods of La Californie and Les Croix des Gardes, renowned for their beautiful resid­ences. Halfway between Monaco and (...) Read on...

The impressive rise of De Meyer Immobilier - S.I.R.

Based in the "Golden Triangle" in Annecy, Meyer Immobilier last year joined the network of Sotheby's International Realty, the leader for high-end property transactions. A turning-point which underpins its position within the region. "Annecy is still our main target, its east and west banks (...) Read on...

Deliquiet Immobilier : charm, a vital asset...

"I prefer to be an advisor than a salesman,” say Nicolas Deliquiet at the start of the interview. Aged 36 and after almost 10 years' experience in real estate, this young entrepreneur has taken on the challenge of an agency bearing his name, strategically situated in the Marais. A few (...) Read on...

Crepy Immobilier : a reference in the south­ern Loire

Offering a pleasant lifestyle and some very beautiful properties, the communes around Nantes post a wide array of prices targetting a French and mainly local clientele. “Our clients are mostly from Nantes, with a few job transfers bringing us buyers from Paris and other large French cities, (...) Read on...

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 Arcades, listed as an Historic Landmark since 1992, the village offers lots of charm (...) 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 refined appointments. According to Inès Fonteneau of Daniel Féau (...) 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 considerably over the past few years,” says Germain Tournoys. “Twenty years ago, (...) 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...