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Property Related Articles

Paris

THE ACQUISITION of APARTMENTS by FOREIGNERS in ILE de FRANCE
A report by the Chambre de Notaires detailing the purchases of apartments in Paris and the Ile de France by foreign investers

FINDING REAL ESTATE IN PARIS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
by Adrian Leeds - Published by International Living

MASTERING OFFSHORE BANKING
by Adrian Leeds - With Caye International Bank, Belize President, Peter A. Zipper. Belize is a leading Caribbean offshore jurisdiction, and many visitors are intrigued about offshore banking.

RENTING YOUR PARIS APARTMENT FOR PROFIT by Adrian Leeds - Published by International Living

ALL ABOUT THE ARRONDISSEMENTS OF PARIS by Adrian Leeds - Paris, Divided into 20 districts known as "arrondissements," each is distinctively different and deserve a thorough understanding for rentability and livability.

WHICH ARRONDISSEMENT IS YOURS? By Thirza Vallois

THE HAUSSMANN CHRONICLES by David R. Peterson

THE PARIS REAL ESTATE MARKET by Schuyler Hoffman

WHERE YOU SHOULD BUY...AND HOW MUCH IT SHOULD COST by Schuyler Hoffman

THE GREENING OF PARIS by Adrian Leeds

For more property-related articles, see Property Reports.

Regions in France

TROYES...A BUBBLY ESCAPE by Schuyler Hoffman

Property Auctions

PROPERTY AUCTIONS, AN ALTERNATIVE WAY TO BUY PROPERTY By Schuyler Hoffman

A STUDIO IN THE CENTER OF PARIS FOR 45,000 EURO By Schuyler Hoffman and Adrian Leeds

Legal Issues

FRENCH INHERITANCE LAW LIMITS YOUR RIGHTS by Schuyler Hoffman

FRENCH TAXES COST THOSE WHO INHERIT by Schuyler Hoffman

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF THE NOTAIRE by Schuyler Hoffman

THE GAME BOARD OF FRENCH REAL ESTATE (PARTS 1 - 6 IN A SERIES) by Sam Okoshken

THE GAME BOARD OF FRENCH REAL ESTATE (PART 7 IN A SERIES) by Sam Okoshken

FRENCH CAPITAL GAINS TAX LAWS Making the Move

MONEY by Adrian Leeds

BRINGING YOUR PETS TO FRANCE

DRIVING IN FRANCE


Travel and Lifestle Articles

By Adrian Leeds

By Toni Kamins

By Thirza Vallois

By Dale Novick

By Schuyler Hoffman

By Cecilia Woloch

By Ethan Gilsdorf

By Pascal Jacquelin

Miscellaneous


Published Articles by Adrian Leeds

Adrian Leeds frequently writes for various print and electronic publications. Her articles can be read by visiting these pages:

  • Qui Fait Quoi à Rungis Jean (I never learned a last name) at Butet Import/Export happily sold Adrian a 500 gram package of dried cêpes for what she thought was a ridiculously low price of 20 euro. Learn more about her adventures at Rungis International, France's central wholesale market.
  • The Greening of Paris Bertrand Delanoë's Paris is teeming up for a greening up and Adrian tells you all about it.
  • Multi-Ethnic Dining Adventures in La La Land Dining in "La La Land" is a trip...around the world. Adrian tells how she dined around the world in 10 days.
  • Incredible India Follow Adrian and her daughter, Erica, through the Golden Triangle of India as they attend and photograph two traditional Hindu weddings and discover a world of chaos and dichotomy.
  • "VIAGER" WITH A VIEW PART I The story gets more fascinating by the moment as it unfolds inch by inch. So fascinating, that the elements read like a screenplay filled with mystery, romance, drama, moral issues and legal questions...all set in the world's most exciting city -- Paris.
  • "VIAGER" WITH A VIEW PART II You've waited a week for me to unfold the rest of this amazing story, now realizing that it may take more than just Parts I and II to tell it properly. This is the story of the "Viager" -- the studio apartment with a terrace that last week became mine, except that I don't hold the rights of usage!
  • "VIAGER" WITH A VIEW PART III The story continues to unfold, but at least, today's issue will get you up to date and then it can be filled in along the way, weeks or months down the road. After taking Judith Merian's Scriptwriting Workshop last Saturday, it is clear that the story has all the elements of a great screenplay...filled with mystery, romance, drama, moral issues and legal questions...all set in the world's most exciting city -- Paris, and in particular, "Le Marais."
  • "VIAGER" WITH A VIEW PART IV The last time you read about "Le Saint-Tropez" was just after having purchased the tiny apartment in September 2007.