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Paris Property, Family Apartment, Saint Georges Area

Tweet This magnificent apartment in the sought-after Saint Georges area of Paris is perfect for a large family. With four bedrooms, 2 baths, and almost 2000 square feet of living space, this charming apartment in the central part of Paris, in a freestone building dating back to 1880, is close to theaters, schools and department [...]

Michel de Montaigne -Writer for the World

Tweet Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the 16th century French Renaissance.  Especially, he was known for his essays, which were some of the most widely influential essays ever written.  He had a direct influence on many later famous writers and thinkers, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rene Descartes, [...]

Video Conferencing to Help Buy a Home or Other Property in France

Tweet Interested in buying a home in France?  Love France, but wondering about the process of buying property in France? The Matchmakers, a real estate company specializing in beautiful homes in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and France, is offering free consultations for seriously interested individuals and small groups via video meetups on the [...]

For Foreign Investors & Companies – What is Required to Buy Property in the U.S.?

Tweet Foreign investors and companies planning to relocate to the U.S. often ask the question: What is required to buy or invest in property in the U.S.? Bob Koch, partner in the prominent architectural firm, Fugleberg Koch, located in Winter Park, Florida, who is also a Board Member of INV America, provides a straightforward answer. [...]

Luberon Restored 16th Century Stone House

Tweet The Luberon, an area in Provence made famous by author Peter Mayle in his book “A Year in Provence”, is the setting for this lovely restored ancient sheepfold dating back to the 16th century. Tastefully restored, with loads of charm, the home has a panoramic view of a famous village in the Luberon. The [...]

Gorgeous Mansion West of Paris

Tweet This lovely house, located about fifty miles west of Paris, near Houdan and Dreux, is set amid a beautifully landscaped park on 15 acres. With over 3500 square feet on three levels, the home boasts 9 bedrooms – one a master suite with dressing and shower room – and a vaulted cellar and terrace. [...]

Grand Apartment 16th Arrondissement Paris

Tweet This grand apartment in the 16th arrondissement, Paris, is entirely renovated, and overlooks the Seine and Place de l’Alma. The apartment has eight rooms and 3 bedrooms with baths, with approximately 3423 square feet of living space. This elegant, bright apartment is in an ideal location, near Avenue Georges V, Avenue Montaigne, and Quai [...]

Foreign Investors & Buyers: Buy Now in S. F. Bay Area

Tweet For investors from abroad, or foreign nationals considering relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area, now may be an excellent time to try to make a move. Prices are beginning to rise in many areas, and multiple offers are becoming common.  It is turning into a seller’s market. The reasons are simple.  There is [...]

Lake Trasimeno Luxury Villas & Real Estate

Tweet Overlooking beautiful Lake Trasimeno, straddling the border of Umbria and Tuscany in the heart of Italy is this beautifully restored stone house. Cortona, the ancient Etruscan city and site of the best-selling book, “Under the Tuscan Sun”, is only about 30 minutes away by car, as is Perugia, the capital city of Umbria.  Passignano [...]

The Matchmakers – A Love Affair

Tweet The Matchmakers, a real estate company specializing in beautiful homes in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, Canada, France, Mexico and Italy, has now taken their love affair with beautiful residential properties to an international audience on YouTube. Jim and Elizabeth Hilgendorf, the principals of The Matchmakers, and happily married for forty years, are [...]

Lafayette Ca Real Estate

Tweet Lovely luxury homes abound in Lafayette, a town of about 25,000 east of Oakland, just across the Berkeley Hills. This is an upscale community, with a lovely downtown, and a wonderful selection of shops and restaurants, like La Boulange, Postino, The French Bakery Cafe and Tea House, and Chow. Homes under $1 M have [...]

Luxury Homes Potrero Hill San Francisco Real Estate

Tweet Potrero Hill, south of Market, is located on hills, and is one of the sunniest neighborhoods in San Francisco. The neighborhood is upper-middle class, and family oriented, and a great many of the homes and condos in the area have views of the downtown skyline, the San Francisco Bay, or Twin Peaks.  You can [...]

Carmel California Real Estate

Tweet Carmel by the Sea is a mecca for those seeking beautiful luxury homes and estates and breathtaking scenery. This small city is a tourist hub for many reasons. Carmel, since almost its earliest beginnings, has been known for its rich artistic history.  Poets, writers, and artists have made the town an artistic center. Jack [...]

Corte Madera Luxury Homes Marin Real Estate

Tweet Corte Madera, a small town of about 9,000, is one of the richest towns in Marin County. The town is located just a few miles south of San Rafael, and adjoins another lovely small town, Larkspur.  The town is known as the “Hidden Jewel of Marin”, with tidelands of San Francisco Bay on the [...]

Luxury Homes Ross Ca. Marin Real Estate

Tweet Beautiful homes and estates abound in this small  unincorporated town in Marin County. The town, just north of San Francisco, and is bordered by Kentfield, Greenbrae, Larkspur and San Anselmo. Ross is mostly a residential community, with a small main street of stores.  There are about 2400 people who live here. You can get [...]