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I sometimes talk to members of my network who: Want to buy a specific property type (e.g., hotel, office, retail, land) or Have a property (in France or abroad) for sale. Technically, they are not my clients as no written agreement has been signed yet. However, I have made the promise to each of them […]

Interview – Luxurious Magazine

Interview – Luxurious Magazine

The Billionaire Whisperer   Gina Baksa meets Olivier Bourrain, director of The Riviera Life, and sourcer extraordinaire of prime luxury French property for …..   This post originally appeared April 18th, 2018 on the Luxurious Magazine website.

PR – The Riviera Life steps up its service offering

PR – The Riviera Life steps up its service offering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Olivier Bourrain +33 787102376 olivierb@therivieralife.com   THE RIVIERA LIFE STEPS UP ITS PROPERTY FINDING SERVICE OFFERING IN FRANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL ULTRA-HIGH-NET-WORTH BUYERS   Paris, France (January 25, 2018) – A new luxury real estate service is now available in France that saves precious time to a fast-growing segment: the ultra-wealthy. Olivier Bourrain, […]

Gem of the week – Penthouse with stunning view of Paris

Gem of the week – Penthouse with stunning view of Paris

Details 302 sqm / 3,250 sqft on 7th and 8th floors in a fully renovated 1930’s historic building Private roof terrace of 260 sqm / 2,798 sqft with spectacular 360° view of Paris’ landmarks 24/7 secured property, home automation system, hammam, gym, summer kitchen Optional: 3 studios on the 1st floor Location Champs-Elysées area Close […]

Don’t plan a viewing tour on these dates!

Don’t plan a viewing tour on these dates!

When planning a trip to visit properties in France, you’ll need to take the France’s public holidays into account. France officially observes 11 public holidays. Monday, January 1, 2018 → New Year’s Day Monday, April 2, 2018 → Easter Monday Tuesday, May 1, 2018 → Labor Day Tuesday, May 8, 2018 → WWII Victory Day Thursday, May 10, 2018 → Ascension Day Monday, […]

3 reasons you should move to Cannes, Mr. Clooney!

3 reasons you should move to Cannes, Mr. Clooney!

Dear Mr. Clooney, It’s no secret that you will soon experience one of these few defining moments in a man’s life: to become a first-time dad. Like for the fictional characters in ‘One fine day’ and ‘The Descendants’, work won’t be your life anymore; it will become only a part of your life. More often […]

5 tips for buying a property in the Côte d’Azur

5 tips for buying a property in the Côte d’Azur

Navigating the purchase of a luxury property in France can be a complicated, sometimes frustrating process. If you haven’t done your homework, it can even become stressful. Here are a few pointers on how to save time and money in your search and acquisition of your dream house in the south of France. Take the […]