Where to invest in Real Estate market in 2023?

This is one of the first questions an investor asks! And for good reason, the location is key to the success of a rental project. Beanstock has analyzed thousands of data to identify the best cities to invest in rental property in France. There is of course something for everyone, and to help you determine THE perfect city for you, discover our detailed analyses!

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How to know where to invest?

Here are the 8 main criteria to determine the cities that best suit your investment project:

The minimum budget

Do you have the borrowing and down payment capacity to purchase a rental property in this city?

Rental voltage

Will you find a tenant quickly? Can you avoid any rental vacancy?

Resale tension

Can you resell quickly and with a high probability of appreciation?

Average profitability

What is the average rental return you can aim for?

Economic dynamism

Is the city vibrant? Are there any development projects (schools, transport, infrastructure) that will increase the attractiveness of the city?

Local legislation

Are rents capped? Is a rental permit required?

Property tax

Does the local taxes paid by the landlord represent a large number of rental months?

The quality of condominiums

Are the buildings in good condition? Does the town hall invest in their upkeep?

Where to invest?

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Paris

Target profitability 3.8%
Minimum budget €150,000

Marseille

Target profitability 4.4%
Minimum budget €100,000

Rouen

Target profitability 4.5%
Minimum budget €85,000

Le Havre

Target profitability 4.5%
Minimum budget €85,000

Paris

Target profitability 3.8%
Minimum budget €150,000

Marseille

Target profitability 4.4%
Minimum budget €100,000

Rouen

Target profitability 4.5%
Minimum budget €85,000

Le Havre

Target profitability 4.5%
Minimum budget €85,000

Nîmes

Target profitability 5.0%
Minimum budget €60,000

Perpignan

Target profitability 5.5%
Minimum budget €50,000

Avignon

Target profitability 5.0%
Minimum budget €75,000

Lille

Target profitability 4.2%
Minimum budget €100,000

Our comparison of the best cities to invest in*

Target profitabilityMinimum budgetAverage price/m²Rent price/m²PopulationRental tension
Paris3.8%€150,000€10,835€382,150,000 inhab.10 days
Marseille4.4%€100,000€3,479€20868,277 inhab.14 days
Rouen4.5%€85,000€3,298€16111,360 inhab.17 days
Le Havre4.5%€85,000€2,832€18168,110 inhab.26 days
Nîmes5.0%€60,000€2,493€16154,253 inhab.25 days
Perpignan5.5%€50,000€1,612€14121,960 inhab.26 days
Avignon5.0%€75,000€2,456€1993,770 inhab.21 days
Lille4.2%€100,000€4,520€25236,535 inhab.14 days

*Non contractual offer, these estimates are for informative purposes and are based on data that was put at our disposal

Our selection of cities where to invest

Rouen

What minimum budget to invest in the city of a hundred steeples? €85,000! This city full of art and history appeals to all generations. Discover all the information you need to embark on a rental investment in Rouen in a serene way.
Invest in Rouen

Paris

Paris is the capital of love and light, the landmark of French gastronomy and art. But Paris is also about maximum rental tension, a targeted profitability of 3.8%, a minimum investment budget of €150,000, no more than 10 days to find a tenant. If you want to know more about rental investment in Paris, everything is here!
Invest in Paris

Le Havre

€85,000 minimum budget, profitability targeted at 4.5%; the first French port located 2 hours from Paris has been a success with investors for several years.
Invest in Le Havre

Marseille

The Marseille city! Marseille is a city with high profitability on rental investment, rental tension is at its maximum and buying tension is rebounding. More than 868,000 inhabitants with a population growth of 0.3% are located in the city of Marseille and enjoy the sun throughout the year.
Invest in Marseille

Nîmes

Nîmes where the "Little Rome" of its nickname is a city of 150,000 inhabitants which derives its influence from its rich ancient heritage. The city is located on a major axis in the south of France and benefits from an ideal location. What to choose between the mountains of the Cévennes or the Mediterranean Sea just a few tens of kilometers from the center of the city? Nîmes is above all a sunny parenthesis full of promise for the future. Profitable investments from €60,000, urbanization projects galore and a local economy that continues to grow, what more could you ask for?
Invest in Nîmes

Perpignan

A city with an ideal location, Perpignan represents a targeted profitability of 5% for a minimum budget of €50,000. Economic dynamism, information on the population, description of the city and real estate situation to date, everything is there.
Invest in Perpignan