Property market

PARIS LEFT BANK

Iconic and highly-prized neighbourhoods in the French capital, the 5th, 6th and 7th arrondissements illustrate the Parisian way of life with typical flair. Boasting sublime apartments and sumptuous private (...) Read on...

Millésime : real estate in “grand cru” version

Backed by recognized experience in real estate over a number of years, Véronique and Agnès founded the Millésime agency in the spring of 2019. "We set up our agency in a small house between Biarritz and Anglet. (...) Read on...

BEAULIEU-SUR-MER, A TOWN ON A HUMAN SCALE

Just over 3,700 people live in Beaulieu all year round. This, the smallest town in France with a surface area of 0.92 sq. km boasts a train station, a casino and two harbours. It has retained a “Belle Epoque” (...) Read on...

Deluxe Confidential

“I come from planet Luxury, which has given me a real sense of service,” says Paola Rossignol, who has run the Deluxe Confidential agency since 2005. Handling her clients' requirements with the greatest discretion and capable of unearthing exceptional properties, Paola and her team of (...) Read on...

Mercure Paris : a luxury portfolio

A “family spirit”, experience in dealing with real-estate assets, values advocating trust and professionalism..., the Mercure group attracts a clientele of esthetes fond of beautiful old stone. As Charles Daireaux explains, the Parisian agency has absorbed the group's DNA : “In Paris, (...) Read on...

Stately homes

Lofty volumes, stunningly beautiful architecture enhanced by period features, these noble properties surrounded by parks are in a class of their own. From Paris to the Basque Coast via Provence, Bordeaux and Cognac, our selection is comprised of castles and manor houses which have time on (...) Read on...

Mandelieu-La Napoule and Théoule-sur-Mer

About 22,000 people live in Mandelieu-La Napoule, a commune between Cannes and the towns of Fréjus and Saint-Raphaël in Le Var. The Estérel and Tanneron mountains rise up to the west. The river Siagne, whose lower part allows for navigation, flows into the gulf of La Napoule. The harbour (...) Read on...

Bordeaux : new-found stability

After experiencing total frenzy for over two years, Bordeaux's property market has settled down and has been posting lower prices over the past few months. Sandra Roussel, manageress of Rousselle Immo Prestige, explains : “From the end of 2016 to 2018, we were dealing with a market clearly (...) Read on...

Gabrielle Dorfmann Immobilier celebrates its third anniversary

Heading up two agencies in the chic 7th arrondissement, Gabrielle Dorfmann has met with growing success over the past three years, on both banks of the Seine : “We are very active on the Left Bank of Paris, though that does not prevent us from handling transactions on the Right Bank, in the (...) Read on...

Mobilis : passion and service

The sale or acquisition of a property often proves to be a source of anxiety. Basing itself on this observation, the Mobilis group took the initiative in 2017 of revamping the entire presentation of its agencies to add serenity to the proceedings, and now receives its clients in elegant (...) Read on...

The Gulf of Saint-Tropez, an irresistible port-of-call

Twelve communes (Cavalaire, Cogolin, Gassin, Grimaud, La Croix-Valmer, La Garde-Freinet, La Môle, Le Rayol-Canadel, Le Plan-de-la-Tour, Ramatuelle, Sainte-Maxime and, of course, the must rendez-vous of the “Yéyé” generation in the ‘sixties) comprise the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. One of (...) Read on...

Laforêt Prestige Paris 6th : the strength of a network

Ideally located in the 6th arrondissement, the Laforêt Prestige agency is run by a team of six. Manageress Line Laplane emphasizes the quality provided by bespoke service and explains : “We benefit from all the advantages and values of the Laforêt network and focus on prestige properties. (...) Read on...

BTZ Immobilier : spotlight on Biarritz

“In my portfolio, 90% of the properties on offer are located in Biarritz,” says Daniel Iribarren. “Why ? Because we only work well with things we know well !” Having grown up in Biarritz, the resort no longer holds any secrets for him. Among its many attributes, he points to the (...) Read on...

Michel Veyrier, the cult of a quality life­style

Born in Saint-Didier, a charming Provençal commune in the Vaucluse between the Comtat Venaissin and the Luberon, Michel Veyrier describes this place blessed by the gods, that he has explored so many times by bike since his childhood. Authentic villages basking in sunlight, stones given a (...) Read on...

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 Cannes. The science and technology park of Sophia-Antipolis occupies 18 % of its (...) Read on...