Real estate bubble in France, a risk of explosion

The existence of a real estate bubble in France is undeniable and it is likely to explode soon. Faced with overvaluations of properties, declining rental yields, oversupply of offers not to mention the staggering vacancy rate… All the signs are there: the real estate bubble is about to “sell out”. Update on the commercial real estate situation in France…

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Second wind for Booklet A


The Livret A passbook savings account, a savings product regulated by the French government, is often singled out for its relatively low interest rate compared to other investments. However, this did not prevent a resurgence of interest on the part of the French. During March and April 2016, for the first time in a long time, the amount of deposits on Livret A passbooks is higher than the amount of withdrawals. In April, more than 250 million euros were paid out…

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