Looking at France East and West

Looking at France East and West

 

French Property Insider

October 9, 2008
Paris, France
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Bonjour French Property Insider Subscriber,

Last week, while taking one of the annual two ‘off’ weeks from FPI, I was becoming a property owner in New York City with my daughter who lives there. I never dreamed I would be, and even now, it seems surrealistic. Read more about it in today’s issue of FPI — a comparison of sorts between the two systems.

We watch with glee the rise of the U.S. dollar against the euro — making property in France more affordable, as we watch the stock market decline and the upcoming presidential election bounce around like a rubber ball from one candidate to the other. Our lives are filled with uncertainty, and with that comes a reluctance to proceed ahead.

Now is not the time to passively watch as the world turns around us, but to actively participate in setting it back on track. If you want a safe place to invest your hard-earned bucks, then France should be at the top of the list as our property markets remain more stable than most, particularly here in Paris.

Sunday afternoon, FPI readers joined together for a conference call — "Owning All or a Fraction." Scroll down to learn more and listen to an audio copy of the event if you missed it, or even if you want to review it.

In today’s issue we highlight two regions diametrically opposed, one east and one west: the Franche-Comt on the Swiss border and the Vende, a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire. If you love the provinces of France, then these are regions you will want to know more about.

Next week we’ll be reporting on the outcome of the Living and Investing in France Real Estate Conference, this weekend October 11-12 here in Paris. There is still time to register if you’d like to join us and bring a friend free! Visit http://www.adrianleeds.com/frenchproperty/conference/liveinfrance/LIF_Paris_2008 for more information.

A bientt,

Adrian Leeds
Adrian LeedsEditor, French Property Insider
Email: fpi@adrianleeds.com

 

P.S. Be sure to mark your calendars for next Tuesday, October 14th at La Pierre du Marais to join us for our monthly Aprs Midi gathering and to help celebrate my birthday with me! Visit http://www.adrianleeds.com/parlerparis/apresmidi.html for more information.



Volume VI, Issue 41, October 9, 2008

In this issue:

* The Clock is Ticking, but There is Still Time
* The US Dollar Getting Stronger
* Comparing and Contrasting New York and Paris
* A Patisserie in New York City
* Taking a Look at a Promising Eastern Region of France
* How You Can Take Advantage of Last Week’s Conference Call
* A Real Estate Gem on the Atlantic Coast
* Where Property Investment Keeps Getting Better
* France Keeps Its Real Estate Positive
* French Property Consultation and Adrian Leeds on TV
* French Property Fractional Offerings
* Today’s Currency Update from Moneycorp
* A Very Special Parler Paris Aprs-Midi
* Hot Property Picks: Franche-Comt and Vende
* Leasebacks: DOMAINE DE CRAMPHORE
* French Property Mortgage Assistance
* Managing Your FPI Subscription
* Parler Paris Apartments — Le Balcon
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If you’ve always dreamed of spending more time in France, enjoying a "pied–terre" of your own in Paris that you can profitably rent when you like, or just make a smart investment in the strong Euro by owning property in France…then this power-packed conference is a MUST. There is no doubt, from the hundreds of others who have attended conferences of this kind and fulfilled their dreams…this weekend in Paris will point you in the right direction to really make it happen!

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* Why Invest in Property in France?
* How to Minimize Your Tax and Maximize the Benefits!
* How
to Find Your Dream Apartment in Paris
  
or Home in the Country!
* How to Buy and Own Property in France!
* How to Obtain a Mortgage in France!
* How to Reduce Your Currency Exchange Risk!
* How to Learn More About the Best Kept Secret in
   Offshore Banking and Investing!
* How to Renovate and Rent Your French Property for Profit!
* Plus, answer all the rest of your questions during a Q and A panel with the        presenters!

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The Dollar Rallies Against the Euro

By Adrian Leeds

Le ProvencalDaily I receive the Moneycorp Daily Currency Rates by email and have watched the dollar weaken and strengthen against the euro with personal interest.

Analysts say that the US dollar to euro exchange rate will grow in 2008 as the Federal Reserve System (FRS) has possibly already finished a cycle of decrease in the rate and can lift its level next year. On April 22nd, the dollar fell to a record low against the euro — $1.6019. Since the beginning of 2002, the fall has been almost 44%. But analysts believe we’ve seen the end of the fall. Today’s rate is $1.3664 to 1.

 



New York vs Paris…Purchasing Property 101

By Adrian Leeds

Le ProvencalBuying property in New York was more difficult than it is here in France — I felt more like a foreigner there than here, trying to understand the strict by-laws of the "co-op" and how that differs from a "coproprit" here in France.

Eighty-five percent of the properties in New York are co-op buildings, so it’s tough to avoid. Plus both the cost and closing costs are less expensive than with condominiums, which operate more like a French coproprit.

The co-op affords little freedom for the individual owners, who are in essence, co-owners of a single building, each owning a number of shares which relate to a specific part of the building, or "apartment." The rules and regulations governing the building differ with each one, but are strictly adhered to, nonetheless.

The day of the closing, I informed the management company we wanted to paint and do a bit of repair work in the apartment. In France, you can do what you want inside your apartment with the exception of affecting structural walls. In a New York co-op, such as this one, not only did we need permission from the co-op board, but we were also assessed a $2000 deposit and a $500 fee, just to have the right to paint.

Deliveries of materials must be insured by the delivering agents or they will not be admitted on the premises, either. This is just the beginning! Most buildings have strict sublet laws, while in France, the association cannot prevent subletting, by law.

The one good thing I can say from this experience is that the strict co-op rules for most of the buildings in New York may be one reason the city hasn’t suffered the plunging home prices felt in the rest of the States…but neither has Paris!…and certainly not for the same reason.



A Taste of France in New York City

By Adrian Leeds
Excerpt from Parler ParisMonday, October 6, 2008

Le ProvencalI moved into the apartment on Barrow street the same afternoon of the closing, October 2nd. The old "Murphy" bed had been left in error by the previous owner, but afforded a temporary place to lay my head and aching body from the non-stop pace we have been keeping. Besides, it’s good to get to know a place before the renovation begins, so one can prepare for the idiosyncrasies that might crop up along the way.

The first Murphy bed I had was in a studio apartment in Knoxville, Tennessee in the early 70′s. William L. Murphy patented the bed in 1916 and started the first production of it in San Francisco under the name of the Murphy Wall Bed Company. Today, it will be removed and the apartment left empty, but, for the practical reasons it existed there in the first place, we have already ordered up a new Murphy bed system to replace it (from the Murphy Bed Center of New York at 20 West 23rd Street, Suite 2).

The closing was similar, yet different, from the signing of an "Acte de Vente" in France. Lawyers representing both buyer and seller were present, as was a representative of the managing agency and title company. The difference was that there was no procedure of reviewing the final deed word for word as we do in the Notaire’s office. Mostly, each party worked independently going through their papers, handing over documents to sign and asking for checks to be written. It took about one hour, and during that time there was conversation among the men about their lives with their wives (I thought this particularly endearing) and off we went with a HUGE pile of documents to call our
own, not to mention a studio apartment in the
West Village.

That evening, in lieu of opening a bottle of champagne (a gift from our real estate agents), we settled in on a friend’s couch with take-out food for dinner to watch the Vice-Presidential Debate. There is no need to make any comment about who out performed who, but there is no question from the amount of pro-Obama pins on the lapels of New Yorkers who they favor.

Early the next morning the sun poured in and I set out to test out Claude’s Patisserie just across the street on West 4th Street. Every Francophile New Yorker I know claims he has the best croissants in New York. Claude gave me a sour look as I entered and ordered up a coffee and croissant. There is a sign in the bakery that outlaws cell phones and because there are only three tables, the minimum expenditure per person to take one is $3.50. No doubt, Claude runs the bakery as if it were in France.

The taste test was very tasty indeed. Claude’s croissant is buttery, a little too crispy, but as delicious a croissant I can remember having Stateside. Yep, it melted in my mouth, but even better than the croissant, Claude’s coffee is only second to my favorite — Caf du Monde in New Orleans. Erica visited it later that day and said that ‘grumpy’ Claude had warmed up to her when she spoke French to him. The eclair was equally as good.

I missed "La Nuit Blanche" this year, sadly, but to soothe the wounds, gathered a small group to hear Gay Marshall sing Edith Piaf songs — from her new CD titled "La Vie Amour" at the Metropolitan Room on West 22nd Street (number 34). It is an intimate venue that held a couple hundred people at comfortable tables. Gay Marshall is a talented singer/actress who wrote, produced and starred in a one-woman show in Paris (in English) for quite a long run. The show became more enjoyable each time seeing it (there were a few occasions). Then, suddenly she was missing from the Paris scene. Now I know why — she moved back to New York about two-and-a-half years ago, coincidently, one block from our new apartment — we might easily have bumped into her on the street!

Although I never saw Piaf live, Gay is a ‘sparrow’ of a woman with a powerful voice and electric personality that simply makes you smile and befriend her, as if you know her personally through her warm on-stage presence and attitude. The audience looked just like you and me — American Francophiles who eat up anything French and have heard Gay sing before or heard of her Franco-American show. There are two more performances — next weekend and weekend after, so if you have a chance to hear her, do. (Learn more at http://wwww.GayMarshall.com, http://www.MetropolitanRoom.com)



Discovering the Franche-Comt

Franceguide.com, the official website of the French Government Tourist Office

Le ProvencalFamous for its landscapes and gastronomy, the French region of Franche-Comt also has a rich heritage and many fascinating museums making it an ideal destination for culture lovers.

Situated at a strategic point in Europe, the Franche-Comt counts a number of fortresses and military buildings now open to the public. Some of the finest examples include the Belfort and the Besanon Citadels, both designed by French military architect Vauban. Nowadays, the Besanon Citadel houses a zoo and several museums including the Museum of Resistance and Deportation, which provides a moving account of wartime Europe.

Built only a few miles away from the Swiss border, the Chteau de Joux was used as a fortress and as a jail for political prisoners. Famous prisoners included French Revolution supporter, the Count of Mirabeau, and General Toussaint lOuverture, one of the fathers of the anti-slavery movement. As such, the Chteau de Joux is part of the Abolition Route, which stretches across Franche-Comt and its neighbors Alsace and Lorraine. Another Franche-Comt site, the Maison de la Ngritude, a museum dedicated to the history of slavery, is also part of this route.

A UNESCO designated site, the Royal Salt Works in Arc-et-Senans feature an unusual group of buildings, distinctively arranged in a semi-circle. Visionary architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux designed the site in the 18th century and intended it to become a self-sufficient community for the salt works’ employees.

Le ProvencalOther unusual buildings in the Franche-Comt include the contemporary Ronchamps Chapel designed by Le Corbusier and the Lion of Belfort, a huge statue in the shape of a lion celebrating the locals bravery during the 1870-1871 conflict against Prussia. Bartholdi, the sculptor of the Statue of the Liberty, was commissioned to create this statue.

Museums are also very much part of the Franche-Comts cultural scene. Car lovers can make a trip to Sochauxs Peugeot museum, which houses a large number of vintage cars and more unexpected Peugeot devices such as coffee grinders. Art lovers will particularly enjoy a visit to Besanons Fine Art Museum with its collection of works by Matisse, Rubens, Rembrandt and Delacroix.

For more insight into the Franche-Comts heritage, visitors can take their pick of the museums belonging to the Network of Museums of Comtois Techniques and Cultures. Gathering such museums as the Toy, Wood Carving and Spectacles Museums under one umbrella, the network produces a special pass allowing visitors to enter all member museums at a discounted rate.

A cultural tour of Franche-Comt would not be complete without a mention of the regions personalities. Prestigious names associated with the region include Victor Hugo, the Frres Lumires and Louis Pasteur. Pasteurs childhood town, Arbois, has turned his former home into a museum dedicated to his life and work.

Franche-Comts rich and varied heritage is the perfect excuse for a trip with a cultural flair.

Visit http://www.franche-comte.org for more information on cultural holidays in Franche-Comt.
 


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Vende on the West Coast of France

From wikipedia.com

Le ProvencalThe Vende is a department in the Pays-de-la-Loire region in west central France, on the Atlantic Ocean. The name Vende is taken from the Vende river which runs through the south-eastern part of the department.

With more than 100 miles of sandy beaches edged with dunes and pine woods, and a very mild climate, Vende is a popular tourist destination. There is an extensive nude beach just south of La Faute sur Mer on the Pointe d’Aray. The department also boasts many churches and abbeys, museums, and – for nature lovers – there are thousands of marked footpaths, a signposted bicycle route running along the coastal mudflats, and marshes that attract unusual birds. Fishing is popular in the ocean or in the Vende’s rivers and lakes. Some popular resorts include Les Sables-d’Olonne, La Tranche-sur-Mer and Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Some beaches are "blue flagged" for cleanliness.

Inland, the chief attractions include the Marais Poitevin (an area of marshlands famed for wildlife), the forested area around the village of Mervent, the rolling countryside of the Bocage and the historical theme park at the Puy du Fou.



Investment in the Vende Just Gets Better and Better

From VEF

Le ProvencalThe Vende is the second most visited tourist destination in France and people come back year after year to sample the delights on offer.

The area really does provide numerous opportunities for enjoyment and relaxation with sailing, golf, cycling, islands to visit and numerous castles and abbeys for cultural visits. We have noticed how the season has extended with sunny spring and autumn weather attracting holiday makers outside the usual busy summer season.

Investment based properties in the area really do show excellent returns on capital investment and the old advice to put your money in bricks and mortar seems ever more sound given recent announcements in the banking world. We have visited a number of properties recently and the vendors have had up to 24 weeks of renting in recent years. Your own personal use of the property and use by family and friends generally means that your property will be rarely empty. available.



French Property Market Avoids "Le Crunch"

By Charlie Fraser
VEF

Le ProvencalDont get me wrong, I am not saying that everything is perfect in France, but you only have to look at the people and the facts to see the sharp differences. The French see a house as a home and not as an investment. French banks demand a minimum down payment of 25% and providing a mortgage as a safe investment, not a subprime gamble. Energy prices in France are highly regulated, and while gas and electricity rose by 30% and 15% in the UK, in France they rose by only 5% and 2%! The property market in the UK [and the US] is in freefall, whereas French property prices are remaining stable or rising slowly – and are expected to continue to do so.

[Editor's Note: VEF also reports that September has been the strongest month in real estate sales so far this year with Vendee being of particular interest and stating that this is an ideal time to find your dream property.]



See French Property Consultation on House Hunters International…New Dates and Times!

"Settling Down in Paris" – Episode HHINT-402

Angela and Ben met in 2003 when they lived in Los Angeles working for the same clothing company. Now, the two are engaged to be married. When Ben started receiving frequent overseas work, the company believed he’d be more valuable in Paris, so they happily relocated. They immediately moved into a cozy rental in the 17th district near the Arc de Triomphe and started to explore the different neighborhoods of Paris. The pair is now ready to take the big leap and purchase an apartment to stay for good. Property consultant Adrian Leeds is enlisted to help.

House Hunters International Episode HHINT-402

AIR TIMES:
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October 15, 2008 2:30 AM ET/PT

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The Next Notaires’ Paris Property Auction

Notaires de Paris
Place du Chtelet
12 avenue Victoria
Paris 1st

Additional information on Les Ventes aux Enchres des Notaires can be found on the Web site at http://www.encheres-Paris.com. Though the site has a button for an English version, it isn’t necessarily reliable.

To read Schuyler Hoffman’s article about the property auctions in Paris, click on:
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October 14, 2008

Beginning at 2:00 p.m. the following properties will be acutioned off:

2008-21-01
2 Rooms 46,37 m

 94 rue Haxo
75020 PARIS 20eme
Starting Bid : 165 000,00
Deposit : 33 000,00
 

 

 

2008-21-02
STUDIO 29,58 m

20/20 bis rue d’Annam
75020 PARIS 20eme
Starting Bid : 110 000,00
Deposit : 22 000,00

 

 

2008-21-04
4 Rooms 64,4 m

160 rue Blomet
75015 PARIS 15eme
Starting Bid : 255 000,00
Deposit : 51 000,00

 

 

 

2008-21-05
3 Rooms 58,7 m

332 rue Lecourbe
75015 PARIS 15eme
Starting Bid : 279 000,00
Deposit : 55 800,00
 

2008-21-06
3/4 Rooms 87 m

121 rue de Turenne
75003 PARIS 3eme
Starting Bid : 465 000,00
Deposit : 93 000,00
 
 

 

2008-21-07
STUDIO 29,38 m

18 rue du Mont Cenis
75018 PARIS 18eme
Starting Bid : 185 000,00
Deposit : 37 000,00
 

 

Next Auction 21 octobre 2008
Deposits paid starting at : 2:00 p.m.

2008-22-04
STUDIO 34,62 m

23 rue Montorgueil
75001 PARIS 1er
Starting Bid : 155 000,00
Deposit : 31 000,00

 

 



       

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Come for a drink and to meet and chat with other readers in Paris…

The next gathering is October 14, 2008*  and every second Tuesday of the month.

*A birthday celebration for Adrian Leeds!

 


HOT PROPERTY PICKS: The Franche-Comt and The Vende

Each week French Property Insider features a range of properties which we believe are on the market at the time of writing. These properties are featured in order to give readers a sample of what is currently available and a working example of prices being asked in various regions of France and districts of Paris.

As we are not a real estate agency. These properties do not constitute a sales listing. For those readers seriously interested in finding property in Paris or France, you can retain our services to do the whole thing for you. For more information, visit http://www.adrianleeds.com/frenchproperty/consultation

Franche Compte village house

***Franche-Comt, Haute-Sane, Port-sur-Sane: 2-bedroom, approx. 120m

Large village house, along a large and sunny street. Structure in very good condition. Entirely restored and habitable without any work. Groundfloor: hall, sitting room with fireplace and tile floor, nice kitchen with tile floor, new bathroom, large garage, store room. Upstairs: two bedrooms, big loft, easy to convert. Oil central heating. Small courtyard on the back, with garden, entirely fenced. First floor, nice terrace with balcony and a pleasant view. Local shops.

Asking Price: 110,000 + 2.5% Finder’s Fee

Franche Compte farm house***Franche-Comt, Jura: 5-bedroom, approx. 350m

Juras stone farmhouse comprised of living part + barn + stalls, entirely renovated in 2005. Built around 1800/1830. Only 1h30 from 2 airports: Geneva and Lyon. Could be converted to a large gte. Within three miles of shops and two lakes. Large main room with stone floor, library, kitchen, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths.

Asking Price: 300,000 + 2.5

% Finder’s Fee 

Vendee farm house***Pays de la Loire, Vende, Chantonnay: 4-bedroom, approx. 350m

An historic detached stone farmhouse renovated and presented to a high standard in a lovely hamlet setting just a short drive from beautiful Mervent with restaurants, bar and lake with many walks through the forest. An ideal location for a full time or holiday home ready for immediate use and offering spacious rooms throughout. Standing on a plot of approx 960m2 (nearly acre) with established gardens and superb open countryside views. Comprised of living room with stone walls and floor, exposed beams and fireplace; Master bedroom with ensuite bath; 3 other bedrooms/office; walled gardens; small stone barn.

Asking Price: 199,494 + 2.5% Finder’s Fee

Vendee village house***Pays de la Loire, Vende, Fontenay-le-Comte: 4-bedroom, approx. 112m

Set in a picturesque village (bar/pizzeria) just 5 minutes from Ste. Hermine (shops etc.) & 20 minutes from Fontenay with all services. Lots of character with further potential including attics above to convert. La Rochelle & beaches just 45mins. Ready for immediate use and suitable for a holiday or full time home with many character features such as beams and fireplaces. Currently all the accommodation is on one level but the 2nd floor attics offer scope to extend the accommodation with the possibility to create 2 or 3 more bedrooms. The pleasant attached gardens are an ideal size for a holiday home and low maintenance.

Asking Price: 139,000 + 2.5% Finder’s Fee



LEASEBACK NEWS FROM IMOINVEST
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French leaseback

DOMAINE DE CRAMPHORE
France, Atlantic Coast, Pouliguen

NEW LISTING

Studio: 28m/29m 157,000/173,000

One Bedroom: 29m/45m 170,000/303,000

GUARANTEED RENTAL INCOME UP TO: 3.50%

Pouliguen is a seaside resort, famous for its beaches and walkways on the coast of the Guerande Peninsula, just five kilometres from the fashionable resort of La Baule. Situated on the Domaine de Cramphore Estate, discover this inviting residence comprising 69 apartments among which 48 apartments and 45 underground car-parks will be commercialized.

French leaseback

A semi-circular 3-storey residence, renovated, comprising authentic bourgeois style houses from the turn of the century: Residence facilities include fully equipped separated kitchens, fitness room, sauna, bubble bath, 2-hectare estate with flowered gardens, hundred year-old pine tree forest, swimming pool with paddling pool and underground parking garage.

  • renovated apartments and common areas
  • renewed and repainted facades
  • stone facades and slate roofs
  • bright and spacious interiors
  • terrace or loggias
  • This is a property with stays allowing owners the opportunity to vacation within their property for up to 8 weeks per year for a reduced rental return. Owners may also exchange their weeks to be used in other residences serviced by the same management company. In addition, when taking additional vacation weeks (those weeks not specified within the commercial lease) investor’s will benefit from a 15-20% discount off the public rate within the residence concerned or any other residence serviced by the same management company!! This affords investors the freedom of vacationing where and when they want.



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    code "ED762." This promotion code gives you 10% off your total
    order.

    3. If you order two or more guides, then an additional 15% will be
    taken off automatically. There is no promotion code needed.

    Here is the special "coupon" Web link just for you:
    http://www.insiderparisguides.com/offer/fpi_offer.htm


    THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

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    Past issues of FPI are available on the website. You will find the
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    To receive your free French Leaseback Report or the Paris Property
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    HELPFUL CONVERSIONS FOR REAL ESTATE

    gn="left"> face="Verdana">1 square meter = 10.7639104 square feet

    1 hectare = 2.4710538 acres

    For more conversions, refer to: http://www.onlineconversion.com/


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