investing in France


Real estate market: a future in the light of the Finance Act 2012

Real estate market: a future in the light of the Finance Act 2012 The real estate market is at a turning Ile, announced solemnly experts. Still, it should not take it to the wall … While real estate has become the “vault” of the French – i.e. the safe haven […]


The Real Estate Market outlook for 2012

What are the prospects of  the real estate market in this fall 2011?  This question is harassing the real estate industry which tries to find answers. A first in any case: the crisis of sovereign debt this summer and the financial tsunami we are experiencing has already forced the professionals […]


ARE LIFE INSURANCE FUNDS IN EUROS REALLY SAFE ?

With funds in euros of contracts of life insurance, you will soon lose money without knowing it . Do not worry! The rule of the game has not changed: investment ‘favorite French “always guarantees your principal is 100%. What changes, however, are the performances in 2010 and promises more gains […]


INVESTING THROUGH A PRIVATE FRENCH COMPAGNY (SCI)

A company is a contract between two or more persons who agree to assign to a joint undertaking, property or industry, to share the profits or benefit from the savings that may arise. The shareholders are willing to work together, of interest on an equal footing, in a joint venture […]


Review of the French real estate market for 2010 and outlook for 2011

Review of the French real estate market for 2010 and outlook for 2011 The real estate market for 2010 Falling house prices observed in 2008 and 2009 gave way to further upward pressure: -When they were down -3.1% in 2008 and -4.9% in 2009 , housing prices have averaged increased […]


FRENCH INVESTMENTS INCENTIVES

 Before making or expanding an investment in France, foreign investors should inquire about the myriad of investment incentives available to investors in France, both French and foreign. The governmental policy behind such incentives is threefold: the creation of jobs, the maintenance of jobs through the reorganization or reorientation of industries […]


FOREIGN INVESTMENTS ARE WELCOME IN FRANCE

As a rule, the French government looks favorably upon foreign investments in France and, in many instances, facilitates such investments by providing various incentives in the form of grants, loans or special tax treatment. However, foreign investors should know that there is a certain degree of governmental intervention in foreign […]