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Lyon, France

Lyon, France

france-lyon-thumb.jpgMore and more real estate agencies have French and English websites for rentals and sales. But it is easier to connect to lesiteimmo.com or seloger.com because both of them provide an English version of classified ads by professionals. The ads give you information about rentals and sales: type of property, rooms, budget, living space, type of heating, fees”¦ as well as emails and telephone numbers to contact the agencies.

 

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More and more real estate agencies have French and English websites for rentals and sales. But it is easier to connect to lesiteimmo.com or seloger.com because both of them provide an English version of classified ads by professionals. The ads give you information about rentals and sales: type of property, rooms, budget, living space, type of heating, fees”¦ as well as emails and telephone numbers to contact the agencies.

In Lyon City, the prices can rise up to 690 euros for 3 rooms:

1 room 15 m²  205 / 280 euros
Studio 40 m² (430 sq. ft ) 410 euros
2 rooms 50 m² (238 sq. ft)  560 euros

 

 

You may also contact other expats who are leaving their flats. Some foreign associations or the consulates in Lyon can give you some assistance .
Non-professionals publish classified ads for rentals or sales in local papers or local websites, but none of them are translated into English.

The Best Places to Live in Lyon

Of course, your choice depends on the living conditions you expect and where you are going to work or study.

Lyon City is composed of 9 districts and suburban areas. The most attractive but also most expensive districts are situated around the 2nd district near Place Bellecour, the very center of Lyon, surrounded by a few typical other districts such as:

  • The ancient town center (Old Lyon) part of the 2nd district
  • The modern town center (La Part Dieu), the 3rd district
  • The Croix Rousse hillside, the 1st and 4th districts near the old religious 5th area where you can visit the Fourviere cathedral
  • The 6th district or the Botteaux area is a well-to-do area where you can find many real estate agencies, banks, restaurants and luxury shops.
  • The 7th and 8th districts are considered as more popular areas, but the 7th district is composed of Gerland, a very modern area situated close to the most famous universities, colleges and international schools as well as big laboratories”¦
  • The 9th district or Vaise is changing into a more comfortable and more expensive area. It is situated near the West surroundings of Lyon where rich residential parts have developed around 25 kilometers from Lyon city (Charbonnières, La Tour de Salvagny.
About the Author: Hélène Billiet is the founder of Lyon City Blog , an English-speaking site about Lyon region.

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