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Expert Insights on Owning:
An EU-wide regulation, passed by the European Parliament in July 2012 with effect from August 2015, will result in a drastic and welcome change to the inheritance rules governing real estate in France, for both residents and non-residents alike. Paris-based notaire Pierre-Alain Conil helps navigate the new landscape.
Ever wonder how top designers can make a space feel wonderful with just a few touches here and there? Internationally known interior designer Penny Drue Baird shares her tips for simple ways to revive your living space. A perfect way to make an old space feel new, no matter where in the world you live.
The August lull that sends most Parisians running to the beaches for vacation did not slow the French government from passing important “rectifying” changes in the taxation of real estate gains, rental income and net wealth.
Mayor Delanoë continues to press his position that rentals of under one year (9 months to students) are unlawful unless the apartment in question has “commercial”, rather than “residential”, status. Like minds disagree as to whether this position is correct and sustainable in the courts, but either way there are some things that can be done to avoid problems.
Are short term rentals in Paris legal or not? What exactly is the position of the city, and what are they doing about it? How do you protect your investment without running afoul of the law – or your neighbors? Miranda Bothe of Paris Property Group explains the state of the arguments and what to do.