Home buyers are more hesitant than ever

Home buyers are more hesitant than ever

For several months now, we have tended to say that buyers now have the upper hand in this turning real estate market. But we have to admit that at the moment, waiting and indecision still reigns supreme. The real estate portal Bien’Ici thus found that last February the length of distribution of its advertisements was … Read more

Real estate for the ultra-rich: Paris before Miami and Dubai

Real estate for the ultra-rich: Paris before Miami and Dubai

The Barnes City Index 2023 will make those who want to rid France of billionaires gnash their teeth: Paris tops the search for the richest international investors, the luxury property specialist’s latest ranking reveals. They are “seduced by its heritage, culture and economic power. Even more attraction with hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics,” explains Barnes. … Read more

Real estate loan: recovery prospects – Pretto

Real estate loan: recovery prospects - Pretto

After a sharp rise since the beginning of the year, rates remain on an upward trend in September 2022, but at a less sustainable pace. In an economic context that still does not lead to a clear recovery, credit institutions provide flexibility and predictability to enable borrowers to realize their projects. Encouraging signs on the … Read more

How can we help excluded households get back into the market in 2022? – Handsome

How can we help excluded households get back into the market in 2022?  - Handsome

This year, 220,000 households are locked out of the market due to rapidly rising rates and mortgage protection measures. At Pretto, we believe that real estate must regain its social role. Therefore, we present 2 proposals to help these borrowers regain their purchasing power. Our status as a high-volume intermediary platform between borrowers and banks … Read more

Retirement in the sun: Spain-Portugal match

Retirement in the sun: Spain-Portugal match

Under the sun! Many young retirees dream of retirement in a pleasant climate. They are looking for a safe environment with good health infrastructure. If the cost of living and taxation are attractive, so much the better. Portugal ticks most of these boxes and it’s no coincidence that French retirees have made it one of … Read more