Property market

Mougins, an up-market garden-town

This commune with 19,000 residents is 6 km from Cannes, a natural, wooded area on the road to Grasse, 30 minutes from the Nice Côte d'Azur international airport and 15 minutes from the SNCF train station in (...) Read on...

Barnes Biarritz : 9 years of real success

“When I created the Barnes Biarritz agency in 2010, we were two: now there are 14 of us in three agencies,” explains Philippe Thomine-Desmazures. “Even though the first years were complicated due to the (...) Read on...

Sotheby's Paris Ouest International Realty

For our encounter, Frank Sylvaire and Paulo Fernandes welcomed us to the offices of their historic agency on the elegant Avenue Victor Hugo. Their tale began 20 years ago : working as partners, they developed a (...) Read on...

Odgamm Prime Realty : bespoke service

Joseph Arida has made “Intuitu Personae” his signature, a Latin expression meaning “specifically for this person”. Add notions of discretion, confidentiality and trust as underlying factors, and you will have a good idea of Odgamm ! Located near L'Etoile, the agency specializes in (...) Read on...

Monaco, a very buoyant property market

At the beginning of 2019, the Monégasque Institute of Statistics reported 1,496 buildings, ie. 3.16 million square metres. Over the past decade, 53 buildings have been demolished and replaced by 60 new constructions. The most symbolic building sites include “One Monte-Carlo” -, adding (...) Read on...

A GARDEN IN PARIS

An intimate retreat giving the illusion of countryside in the city, a garden prolonging an apartment or surrounding a house is an attribute highly-coveted by Parisians. Shielding their owners from the hectic pace of urban life and allowing for a delightful lifestyle, these little snippets (...) Read on...

Architecture de Collection

"There is a reason why children start by drawing houses : the house is an inexhaustible source of imagination, a mirror of ourselves or the person we would like to be. We identify very deeply with our homes," says Aurélien Vernant. A few months ago, this art historian and expert in (...) Read on...

From Biarritz to Hossegor, properties facing the ocean

The French Basque coast and that of Les Landes are highly-prized, and their appeal is again being confirmed in 2019. Inevitably, seafront villas are among the most highly sought-after by clients wanting to take full advantage of the rare quality offered by the region, and ready to pay top (...) Read on...

Seasonal rentals on the French Riviera

The Alpes-Maritimes comprise the second busiest congress destination after Paris, with 20 % of stays for professional purposes, and the remaining 80 % dedicated to holidays. 10 % of visitors prefer seasonal rentals to other types of accommodation. “Cannes is aptly named the City of (...) Read on...

Villaret Immobilier, a third agency opening soon

Dedicated fans of contemporary art with a passion for beauty, Vincent and François-Régis Moussion have left their mark on Parisian real estate for over 20 years. This small family enterprise, currently comprised of two agencies and a branch under franchise in Saint Paul, is planning to (...) Read on...

EMILE GARCIN : A NEW AGENCY IN MEGÈVE

A resort chosen by the Rothschild family since 1920 as a holiday destination, Megève continues to exercise its strong appeal among buyers in search of second residences. Already benefiting from wide visibility on a market it has explored for several years, Emile Garcin reinforced its (...) Read on...

Maisons du Sud-Ouest

Sales, seasonal and long-term rentals, property management, conciergerie..., Maisons du Sud-Ouest in Biarritz handles a multitude of services intended to provide its clients with closeness and support. From Biarritz to Guéthary via Anglet, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Cap Breton, Seignosse and (...) Read on...

Mougins, the “garden city”

Just 6 km from the sandy beaches along the Croisette, Mougins is home to 19,000 residents and hosts 18 % of the technopolis of Sophia-Antipolis on its territory, half of which is wooded. The forest park of La Valmasque covers an area of some 1,055 acres 30 minutes from the Nice Côte d'Azur (...) Read on...

Agences Privilèges Paris, a new approach to muxury

Shaking up estate agency codes by injecting a good dose of attentiveness, transparency and efficiency, such was the approach taken by Guillaume Carlier, a native of Nantes and former high-level athlete who founded Privilèges in 2014. Specializing in prestige properties, backed by a loyal (...) Read on...

Émile Garcin Biarritz, a passion for beauty

“The worlds of communication and real estate require the same taste for customer contact, a certain creativity and, above all, fast responses,” confides Valérie Paris when questioned about the similarities between her former and present career. With a keen eye for esthetics, this former (...) Read on...