RealtyScope, our Real Estate transactions department

As a Tax Attorney, my activities have always brought me to advise clients in wealth management and Real Estate Investments. The evolution of French Law regulating lawyers activities allows me to assist you in real estate transactions whether your are buyer or seller. As an attorney in real estate transactions, I define […]

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Pursuant to Article 155 B of the French Tax Code, employees and company executives coming to France as expats to take up employment in a company based in France, are elligible to a specific Tax Exemption that amounts to that offered in Tax Heavens. On the double condition of not having been fiscally […]


The French Riviera saw an increase in its attractiveness for foreign investors still lured by the Cote d’Azur from abroad. With reduced prices, a weak euro and recent changes to taxation, the current market makes things much easier for foreign investors. The French Riviera is one of the most attractive […]

Wealthy investors are turning back to prime real estate

Wealthy buyers are back in the French luxury real estate market. They would even be more than 70% to think that the present time is ideal for them to acquire an exceptional property. The French luxury real estate enthusiast residents are back and benefit from the price sobering, especially in […]

Small size offices market booming in Paris

Sales and rentals of small size offices (those which are less than 1,000 square meters) have jumped 22% year on year in Paris. The market for offices in Paris Region (sales and rentals mixed) saw its revenue in the second quarter to decline by 24% year on year. On the […]

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French housing market picks up again

If the market for new housing construction remains hopelessly apathetic, the market of existing properties shows real signs of recovery. Professional Investors have reported a 15.2% increase in the number of sales during the first half of 2015 compared with the first six months of the previous year. Since the end […]

The importance of foreign buyers in Paris property market

Many observers underline the importance of foreigners in the Paris real estate market. Some highlighting their role in price formation and the functioning of the property market. If foreigners can occasionally perform a key role in some very narrow market segments in the Capital, especially for very large property and […]


INVESTING IN BORDEAUX In the new as in the old, it is good to invest in Bordeaux. The real estate exhibition Bordeaux brings his stone building your projects. The stone remains a safe haven for all households, whether for a first investment or for the rental. But it is not easy to […]

Residence test for tax purposes and remittance basis principle

The French High Tax Court (Concil of State) ruled on the impact of the regime of the ‘remittance basis’ on the quality of resident within the meaning of the Franco-British convention. CE 27 juillet 2012 n° 337656 et 337810, 9e et 10e s.-s., min. c/ R. Tax treaties, when they […]

Cannes Luxurious Residence – L’Elegante

Cannes is eminently fortunate to enjoy an ideal climate and exceptional location. The city has been synonymous with “the sweet life” since the Belle époque period at the turn of the century when it was one large garden dotted with villas. The film festival with its legendary bay closed off by two […]