Real Estate in Lyon, France
Last updated on Jul 10, 2023
Summary: The most desirable neighborhoods in Lyon, France are the 6th arrondissement (Lyon's historic center), the 7th arrondissement (the city's business district), and the 3rd arrondissement (the city's most affluent area). The average cost to buy a nice 2 bedroom home in Lyon is around $400,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home can cost up to $600,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as updated kitchens, bathrooms, and living spaces, as well as balconies or terraces with views of the city. Foreigners are allowed to purchase property in Lyon, however, they must obtain a visa and residence permit before doing so. Expats should search for a home to buy in Lyon by researching the different neighborhoods and their amenities, as well as by consulting with a real estate agent who is familiar with the area.
How do I find a place to live in Lyon?
We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:
"If you're looking for a place to live in Lyon, there are several options to consider. You can search for available apartments or houses for rent on popular websites such as Leboncoin or SeLoger, or you can look for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb or HomeAway. You can also search for roommates on websites like EasyRoommate and Roomlala. Additionally, Lyon has a wide variety of real estate agents who can help you find the home or apartment of your dreams. Once you've narrowed down your options, make sure you inspect and visit the place before signing any contracts," explained one person living in Lyon, France, France.
What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Lyon?
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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