Private landlords of furnished rentals: only a few hours left to choose the standard regime…

As a reminder, revenue from renting out furnished properties falls under the industrial and commercial profits category. To declare revenues from renting out properties, private landlords of furnished rentals have a choice between the micro-BIC regime, which is very easy to use, and the standard (or réel) regime, which is more complex on an administrative level.

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Furnished rentals in Paris: slight increase in rent prices in 2017

Furnished rentals in Paris: slight increase in rent prices in 2017

While the Observatoire Clameur has revealed that rent prices of unfurnished rentals have slightly declined by -0.6%, Lodgis, an estate agency specialised in furnished rentals in Paris, has announced in its latest barometer that there has been a slight increase of +0.6% in the rent prices of furnished rentals in Paris in 2017 (-0.4% for the first eight districts and +1.8% for the 9th to 20th less central districts). Furnished rentals are therefore doing well, and have been for the fifth year in a row (+0.36% between 2012 and 2013, +0.17% from 2013 to 2014, +0.63% in 2015 compared to 2014, +0.4% between 2015 and 2016 and +0.4% in 2017 compared to 2016).

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Furnished rentals : the advantages of the réel system

Furnished rentals : the advantages of the réel system

As I explained in my previous article Furnished rentals: the advantages of the Micro-BIC system, revenue from furnished rentals are taxed as Industrial and Commercial Profits (BIC), which is fiscally a lot more advantageous. After having considered the advantages of the Micro BIC system, mainly that it is easier to use, I’d also like to discuss the advantages of the simplified réel system which is often more favorable to non-professional landlords or furnished rentals…

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Furnished rentals for tourists in Paris: registration numbers mandatory from the 1st December

Following the law for a digital republic, from now on the Tourism code stipulates that the town councils of cities with over 200,000 inhabitants can implement registration for short-term furnished rentals for tenants not taking up residence.
Consequently, from the 1st December 2017, the registration number should appear on online advertisements and rental contracts for furnished apartments rented to tourists in Paris. This measure should be applied in Bordeaux from the 1st March 2018.

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Guide to Furnished and Seasonal Rentals: the fourth edition is available!

Cover of the fourth edition of the Guide to Furnished and Seasonal RentalsI’m happy to announce that the 4th edition of the “Guide to Furnished and Seasonal Rentals” comes out today!

Written for a wide audience, this guide is perfect for landlords who would like to rent out a furnished property throughout the year or just for a few weeks a year. It explains all the important legal regulations to know, practical advice to rent out a property (choice of accommodation, the furniture and services to provide, the administrative procedures to carry out, etc.) as well as the tax advantages of a furnished rental.

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Furnished rentals: the advantages of the Micro-BIC system

Furnished rentals: the advantages of the Micro-BIC system

Unlike income from unfurnished rentals, which is included in real estate income, earnings from furnished rentals are categorized as Industrial and Commercial Profits, which have considerably more tax benefits. Landlords of furnished rentals have the choice between the current tax system and the Micro BIC system to declare their rental income. Let’s look at the advantages of the Micro BIC system more closely…

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About me

Maud Velter
Maud Velter
Legal & practical advice for furnished rentals
Associate and Legal Director of Lodgis, furnished rentals and property law specialist