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How much does rent cost in France? On average, how much would it cost per month to get 1 bedroom apartment.

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How much does rent cost in France? On average, how much would it cost per month to get 1 bedroom apartment.
Hi!

How long is a piece of string?

Where are you thinking coming?

- In a city?

- In a town? Number of inhabitants?

- In the outskirts of a town?

- In the country? Which départment?

- with a parking place?*

Unfortunately I do not have my 20 posts, so that I can not give you corresponding French indexes. But even that will hardly be of help, thecause those do not really consider the " quality " of the premises.

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* In Paris for example, parking places are a problem - the flats have hardly parking places and there is not necessarily room in the street.

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you will have to pay at least 300-350EUR for a one room flat in France. Good apartments will cost much more than 400EUR and please note that Paris or Nice are more expensive than any other property in france a good alternative to a small apartment with one bedroom is sharing a flat with others. you'll have your own room but share bathroom and kitchen. you'll get more (nicer location, view, ...) for money. especially university students share their flats, so it is perfect if you are young and/or if you are searching for a cheap solution

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Where I am in Tours is quite cheap. I've also heard that Bordeaux isn't bad.

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Hi!

Here rent per sq meters in 100 towns

Prix au m2 : l'immobilier dans 100 villes de France

NB. These are average prices. When were they last updated?

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As in any country,city,town,it all comes down to,location,location and location.

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Quick question to piggy-back onto this thread - does rent in France generally include any utilities, water, electricity, etc? A few ads that I've seen specifically mention leau and elec at an additional charge, is 40 euros really enough to cover these?

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Depends on the size of the apartment. Depends on the geographical location. Depends on the building's insulation. Do you take baths, or several long showers a day?! Dishwasher? Laundry in or out? Electric heating or not? Electric water heater? Apartment facing north, south? Ground or top floor, or inbetween two occupied apartments?

Electricity - electric heating or not? In an old, poorly insulated building, say a north-facing apartment in Paris, heating costs might represent as much as 85% of your total bill. In a modern, well-insulated, south-facing apartment in a sunnier part of France, that can drop to 30% or less.

Say water will cost one person an average 15 euros a month in a small apartment, 25 euros for electricity could be just enough... or not even close... depending on the factors mentioned above.


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Depends on the size of the apartment. Depends on the geographical location. Depends on the building's insulation. Do you take baths, or several long showers a day?! Dishwasher? Laundry in or out? Electric heating or not? Electric water heater? Apartment facing north, south? Ground or top floor, or inbetween two occupied apartments?

Electricity - electric heating or not? In an old, poorly insulated building, say a north-facing apartment in Paris, heating costs might represent as much as 85% of your total bill. In a modern, well-insulated, south-facing apartment in a sunnier part of France, that can drop to 30% or less.

Say water will cost one person an average 15 euros a month in a small apartment, 25 euros for electricity could be just enough... or not even close... depending on the factors mentioned above.
This is the Roubaix area, most of the apartments we're looking at are studios or two-rooms. I've had experiences with apartments here in the US where part of the utilities charges were small fees for electricity for communal lights, but the majority of the electric bill was still the responsibility of the renter. Weird, yeah? Wanted to know if that kind of thing happens in France, and if the extra charges above the rent include electricity, if there'll be any additional electricity fees that must be paid on top of the monthly electric fee.

Did that make any sense? Hope so.

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