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Trends and changes in the prestigious real estate market We know that following up on the market is essential for investors who are passionate about luxury real estate. This is why we put a series of articles at your disposal to help keep you informed about the very latest trends in the field. We constantly monitor what is new in luxury properties and estates, how offers are evolving, and how prices are trending, to then suggest the best investments possible and the most sought-after homes. Location is an absolutely essential criterion to ensure subsequent added value for your investment in the long term, and the most prised geographical areas and neighbourhoods require constant attention. Thanks to us, you can get the best tips and reports on what we have been noticing. Dream-like properties, rare domains or areas, manor houses, prestigious properties classified as historical heritage, Haussmann buildings or private hotels… We will help you detect the grandest opportunities. Rarity, profitability, exceptional occasions: with this blog, our aim is to provide an overall vision of the prestigious real estate market, by taking an interest in all types of acquisitions. If you intend to buy somewhere to live, you can browse through our presentation of the most highly-acclaimed neighbourhoods, known for their charm, accessibility and good schools. You can also follow up on rental or business investment transaction trends, the list of districts with the highest price variations, and even up-and-coming projects and programmes. We also wish to show you the properties and places you may never have thought of purchasing, by focusing on famous and prised regions and dwellings. You may perhaps be inspired by a little novelty! Teams at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate will stand by your side, regardless of your aspirations.

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An exclusive affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate for 12 years.

For over 12 years, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate has been proud to be part of the prestigious Christie's International Real Estate network. Established in 2012, this exclusive affiliation in France, for the South region, marked a significant milestone in our development and reflects our constant commitment to offering the best...

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The district of Vieux-Lyon, a place steeped in history

The Vieux-Lyon district is the first "preserved sector" in France and is one of the best-preserved Renaissance neighborhoods in the world. The three sectors that make up the district have retained all the charm of their period buildings, including their famous traboules, narrow streets, and Italian-style galleries. The Michaël Zingraf...

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Where to live in Lyon?

City of history and culture, the former capital of Gaul attracts new arrivals every year. Do you yourself plan to settle there? Do you not know where to live in Lyon? Our real estate experts present the best neighborhoods in the city for your installation. THE CHIC NEIGHBORHOODS TO LIVE...

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How to buy a castle in France?

Buying a castle in France is the dream of many history and heritage enthusiasts. However, such an investment is not something that can be improvised: to limit risks, it is essential to be accompanied by a professional who knows all the specificities of the market. Our experts in luxury real...

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Where to live around Lyon?

The Lyon region is home to several charming municipalities where it is good to live. Are you planning to settle there? Our luxury real estate specialists present the most sought-after cities to live around Lyon! THE BEST CITIES TO LIVE AROUND LYON Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes is one of the most dynamic and...

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The most beautiful villages around Saint-Tropez

Chic and glamorous, Saint-Tropez is renowned for its festive atmosphere, luxury yachts, and private beaches. But this little gem on the French Riviera is much more than that. A few kilometers from the town, several small localities are a true feast for the eyes. Specialized in prestige real estate in...

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The most beautiful villages in the Nice Hinterland

Shielded from the tumult of the French Riviera, the hinterland of Nice holds delightful surprises for visitors in search of authenticity and picturesque landscapes. Here, perched on the massifs overlooking Nice and its coastline, or nestled in a valley, sublime Provençal villages unveil all their charm. Are you intending to...

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Mandelieu: The luxury real estate market

Mandelieu and Esterel are two essential areas for luxury real estate enthusiasts on the French Riviera. These two regions offer exceptional panoramas, unparalleled quality of life, and a high-end real estate market. If you are looking to invest in this sector, here is an overview of the luxury real estate...

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Beautiful villages surrounding Uzès

The Gard Provençal harbors a region replete with charm, where vineyards, olive groves, and lavender fields converge to delight the senses. Commonly known as the Uzège, this natural territory is comprised of the city of Uzès and the enchanting surrounding communes. It offers its residents a privileged living environment amidst...

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What are the finest neighborhoods in Nice?

Perched on the edge of the sea and blessed with a unique sunshine rate in France, Nice is renowned for its privileged living environment. A jewel of the French Riviera, the city also boasts an exceptional architectural heritage, inseparable from its waterfront, the famous Promenade des Anglais. Are you looking...

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What are the best arrondissements in Marseille?

In recent years, Marseille has experienced a renaissance, attracting new residents annually. Having successfully polished its image, the city now boasts numerous districts that offer an exceptional quality of life, replete with a wide array of upscale properties. Are you considering purchasing an apartment or house in this vibrant Mediterranean...

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Where can I buy a Provençal bastide?

Highly sought-after, the Provençal bastides are the delight of enthusiasts of traditional homes that blend elegance, sophistication, and regional architecture. Are you considering purchasing a prestigious and characteristic dwelling in the South of France? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies offer exceptional bastides nestled in the heart of the most picturesque...

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Luberon: The luxury real estate market

The luxury real estate market in the Luberon represents a fascinating and dynamic sector, reflecting both the cultural richness and natural beauty of this region in France. Situated in the heart of Provence, the Luberon is famous for its picturesque landscapes, perched villages, endless lavender fields, and exceptional properties. This...

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The market opportunities in Sainte-Maxime, a real alternative to Saint-Tropez.

The Market Opportunities in Sainte-Maxime, a Real Alternative to Saint-Tropez Nestled on the French Riviera, Sainte-Maxime presents itself as a gem for investors looking for an appealing alternative to Saint-Tropez. Known for its discreet charm, exceptional quality of life, and breathtaking panoramas, this city offers a multitude of advantages for...

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Sainte-Maxime: The luxury real estate market

The flourishing luxury real estate market in Sainte-Maxime Situated in the Gulf of Saint-Tropez, the charming town of Sainte-Maxime is renowned for its fine sandy beaches, sunny climate almost all year round, and the growing availability of luxury properties. In this article, we will explore the trends in the prestigious...

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Market: Prestige real estate in the French Alps in 2024

The French Alps, a majestic setting of preserved nature and breathtaking panoramas, are not only a renowned winter vacation destination. In Chamonix or Megève, they are also the stage for a prestigious real estate market where alpine elegance meets luxury culture. In 2024, discover the specificities and trends of this...

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Luxury real estate in the Arcachon Bay

The Prestigious Real Estate Market in the Arcachon Bay: Unprecedented Growth The Arcachon Bay, a true jewel of the Atlantic coast, is currently experiencing remarkable growth in luxury real estate. Prices are constantly rising and high-end properties are increasingly sought after by wealthy clients. This article invites you to discover...

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Luxury real estate in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: The jewel of the French Riviera

At the heart of the French Riviera, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat and its surroundings captivate luxury real estate enthusiasts. With a real estate market mainly composed of villas and architect-designed houses with sea views and landscaped grounds, this privileged area attracts an international clientele in search of exclusive pied-à-terre. In this article, we...

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Luxury Real Estate in Gstaad: Swiss Elegance in an Enchanting Setting

Welcome to Gstaad, a jewel nestled in the heart of the Swiss Alps, where luxury real estate reaches unmatched heights. If you're looking for exceptional residences in a breathtaking natural setting, you've come to the right place. Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agency unveils the unique real estate offerings of Gstaad...

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Why go through a real estate agency to sell?

When buying or selling a luxury house, you need to ensure that the sales process goes as smoothly as possible. When it comes to buying or selling a house, there are many options available to you. You can choose to work with an agent from a large prestigious real estate...

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Luxury real estate in Paris

The luxury real estate market in Paris has known no crisis: over the last few years, high-end property sales have never ceased to increase, and prices may soon climb even higher than London. Professionals at Michaël Zingraf Real Estate have taken stock of the luxury sector in the City of...

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Real estate valuation: What is the price of my penthouse?

Would you like to entrust the valuation of your penthouse to an experienced professional? Our specialists in prestige real estate offer you an accurate evaluation of the value of your property in France and abroad. From now on, call on our expertise to find out the real price of your...

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Focus on the luxury real estate market in Saint-Tropez

The real estate market in Saint-Tropez is world-renowned and certainly offers the most emblematic and prestigious properties on the French Riviera. Have you always wanted to buy a prestigious villa or appartment on the French Riviera? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate experts present you the characteristics of the real estate market...

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Focus on the real estate market in Biarritz

Are you planning to buy a property in Biarritz? Are you interested in the evolution of the sector on the Basque coast? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate's experts present the current characteristics of the real estate market in Biarritz and its region. Biarritz, a very popular property sector for buyers Biarritz...

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Luxury real estate internationally

The luxury real estate market has been experiencing a renewed dynamism since 2017, affecting most of the world's capitals. While purchase prices can vary greatly by country, wealthy buyers now come from different parts of the globe and are not hesitant to invest in multiple destinations. As a specialist in...

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What are the most beautiful areas of Lyon?

A city of history and light, Lyon has many prestigious districts. Would you like to invest in an exceptional property? Discover Lyon's most sought-after areas! The Carré d'Or: Lyon's most exclusive districts The Carré d'Or comprises the beautiful areas of the city centre. This area offers very high-end properties in...

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Amazing capes along the French Riviera

Cap d'Antibes, Cap d'Ail, Cap Ferrat, Cap Martin, Cap de Nice... Legendary or lesser-known, the caps of the French Riviera are unique spaces along the coastline where time seems to stand still in the face of the intoxicating beauty of the places. The most beautiful caps of the French Riviera...

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Focus on the luxury real estate market in Nice

Nice's luxury real estate is one of the most attractive markets in the world. Are you planning to invest or buy a high-end property on the Côte d'Azur? Discover the main characteristics of the prestigious real estate in the Nice region. What luxury properties are available on the Nice property...

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Michaël Zingraf Immersion reinvents the virtual visit!

A visit to a villa or a penthouse is now possible for a Michaël Zingraf Real Estate client without having to travel. The leading prestige real estate network on the French Riviera now offers its clients a unique 360° video experience, in full interaction with the real estate agent. An...

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Get the selling price of your luxury chalet estimated.

Do you have plans to sell a mountain chalet? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies specialize in real estate valuation in the most renowned high-altitude resorts in the Alps. Therefore, have your chalet's price estimated by professionals to successfully sell it under the most favorable conditions. Why get your property estimated?...

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How to become a prestigious real estate agent?

Becoming a luxury real estate agent is not something you can improvise, it is something you learn, shape and understand. More than a profession, it is a vision associated with a know-how, a know-how, an identity. Like the standard real estate agent, the exercise is more complex in many ways....

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Focus on the luxury real estate market in the Alps

Frozen, whitened under a heavy blanket of snow, the panorama surprises as much as it fascinates. In the mountains, high-end real estate seems to be impervious to the crisis (especially the Covid-19 crisis) and benefits from the interest of wealthy investors. An overview of the most popular resorts... For a...

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What are the characteristics of luxury real estate ?

"Price is what you ask for, value is what you offer", said Rockefeller. Michaël Zingraf Real Estate, a privileged player in the high-end real estate market, examined the essentials of the profession and what characterizes luxury real estate. How is luxury real estate defined? Around the stone, one constant remains:...

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How to sell a luxury property?

Are you planning to sell your high-end property? Request an estimate of your real estate! Michaël Zingraf Real Estate helps you enhance your apartment or house in order to meet the demands of the luxury market clientele. Selling a luxury property: what should be your objectives? A prestigious property cannot...

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Buying a property in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.

Chic and renowned, the 7th arrondissement is an emblematic sector of Paris. Its monuments and cultural institutions famous worldwide, its long shaded avenues, its private mansions and its cafes with flowered terraces make it one of the most coveted neighborhoods in the capital. The 7th arrondissement, a chic and emblematic...

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Online estimation / estimation by a professional: which solution to choose?

Do you know of any automatic estimation services available online? Despite the promise of these digital tools, having your property assessed by a professional remains the preferred solution for successfully selling it under the most favorable conditions. What does an online property estimator offer? There are several virtual tools available...

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Focus on the French luxury real estate market in 2021

Despite the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, luxury real estate is going strong in France. Indeed, the prestigious properties on the coast are attracting large numbers of buyers, while Paris is now competing with less urbanised areas such as Brittany, Normandy, Provence or the posh cities of Ile-de-France. Luxury real estate...

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Why buy a property in the 1st arrondissement of Paris?

The 1st arrondissement of Paris is a highly sought-after area for buyers of luxury properties. Its iconic monuments, Michelin-starred restaurants, elegant Haussmannian buildings, and central location make it one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the capital. The 1st arrondissement, a prestigious neighborhood in the heart of Paris The 1st...

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Get your Provençal farmhouse professionally appraised for its price.

Would you like to have your Provençal farmhouse estimated by a professional? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies located in Provence specialize in the valuation of farmhouses, country houses, mansions, and prestigious properties typical of the region. Why estimate the value of your property? Estimating the value of your Provençal farmhouse...

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Get an estimate of the price of your Normandy house.

Michaël Zingraf Real Estate offers you a real estate valuation service in the Deauville region. Have your Normandy house valued by an expert and quickly find potential buyers for your prestigious property! Why have your Normandy house valued? Are you looking to sell your Normandy house? The first step is...

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How to estimate the price of your country house?

Specializing in luxury real estate, Michaël Zingraf Real Estate can estimate the price of your bastide in Provence as well as in the hinterland of Nice and Cannes. Call on our expertise to sell your exceptional property as quickly as possible! Why have your bastide's price estimated? Do you think...

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Get your Hôtel Particulier price estimated.

You want to estimate the price of your townhouse? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate can estimate the value of your property in several cities in France (Paris, Cannes, Deauville, Lyon...). Take advantage of our expertise to sell your property under the best conditions! Why is estimating your property an important step?...

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Real Estate Valuation: What is the price of my mansion?

Do you want to have the selling price of your mansion estimated by a qualified professional? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies offer their estimation service in the most sought-after French regions. Call on our expertise to know the real value of your prestigious property! Mansion: why trust us for its...

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How to estimate the price of your high-end apartment?

Do you have plans to sell your high-end property? Have the price of your apartment evaluated by Michaël Zingraf Real Estate, a renowned specialist in luxury real estate. Why have your apartment price estimated? Real estate valuation is a key step in a sale project. This operation, which consists of...

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How to estimate the price of a Haussmannian apartment?

Do you want to sell your Haussmannian apartment? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies in Lyon and Paris have a perfect understanding of this prestigious type of property. Entrust the estimation of the price of your Haussmannian apartment to our professionals and sell under the most favorable conditions. Why is the...

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How to get an estimate of the price for your waterfront property?

Would you like to know the selling price of your waterfront property in the current market? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate agencies on the French Riviera specialize in appraising prestigious properties located by the sea. Call upon their expertise to sell your villa under the best conditions! Entrust the appraisal of...

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Entrust the estimation of the price of your sea view property to a professional.

Get an estimate of the price of your sea view property with Michaël Zingraf Real Estate. Our real estate agencies specialize in high-end property valuation in the Alpes-Maritimes (06) and Deauville region. Why get your property estimated by Michaël Zingraf Real Estate? Michaël Zingraf Real Estate has specialized in luxury...

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Presentation of Michaël Zingraf Christie's International Real Estate Saint-Tropez

Michaël Zingraf is today the leading luxury Real Estate group on the French Riviera. We have 18 agencies which are mainly located in the Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur region and in Provence, but nowadays we are also present in Gstaad, Paris, Deauville… We have been affiliated with Christie’s International Real Estate...

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Luxury real estate in Deauville

Luxury real estate is booming in Deauville. Thanks to a varied high-end offering and a favorable geographical location, the city is attracting more than ever prestigious property buyers. Discover with Michaël Zingraf Real Estate the characteristics of the Deauville luxury market. Deauville: a historically prestigious real estate market Deauville has...

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Luxury real estate in the mountains

For many years now, luxury real estate in the mountains has been thriving: the number of buyers seeking excellence increases every year and prices continue to rise. Recently, exceptional properties have been selling very quickly in high-altitude resorts, a sign of a healthy market. The recent increase in new constructions...

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Luxury real estate in Cannes’ hinterland

Luxury real estate is booming in Cannes’ hinterland. As specialists in the prestigious real estate market along the French Riviera, Michael Zingraf Real Estate has detailed the features of this luxury sector - which is one of the most sought-after in France by buyers looking for excellence.  Cannes’ hinterland: a...

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Changes to the luxury real estate market in France

French luxury real estate is currently one of the most attractive markets in the world. After two amazing years in 2017 and 2018, the sector boomed in 2019. Professionals at Michael Zingraf Real Estate have detailed recent changes and trends within the market.  Luxury real estate: how has the market...