From street art to real estate: six great deals for your money

Street art displayed in NFT

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The street art that adorns the city walls is essentially ephemeral. Now, thanks to their NFT version, these advancements are becoming permanent. Once they become intangible, these frescoes can be purchased by lovers of this urban art. This is a new concept from Boischaut. Until June 22, she is organizing the first online sale of 30 works by a dozen French street artists on Interenchères.com, including Demoiselle MM, Anna Conda, Diane D2, Elgee, Jayon’ I, Moha…

These women’s embroidery designs were originally created on the walls of an old hotel located at 104 avenue d’Italie in the 13th century.e area of ​​Paris. “I suggested that artists record images of their creations in order to convert them to NFT to track their existence”, explains Marc-Olivier Bernard, Managing Director of Boischaut. Thus, the photos were taken on location by photographer Beryl Libo. It is these digitized images that will be distributed online, each work will cost 200 euros.

In addition to giving the winner of the auction a USB key with a high-resolution image (3500 x 5500 pixels), this online auction house also plans to send a photo print (30 cm x 40 cm) and an NFT certificate in paper version. There are different ways to enjoy his digital work. “You can print with a high-end, museum-quality inkjet printer, nothing prevents you from printing a “wallpaper” version, not to mention the ability to display your work on a computer, TV or smartphone screen”, says Marc-Olivier Bernard. These murals are visible every day from 17:00 in this three-story building, which turns into a bar in the evening.

Private sales of rental properties

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Looking for investment rentals that are served on a plate? So go to Fouquet, Wednesday, June 22, 18:00. On this day, the company “Ikori” organizes its first “investment evening” for individuals. On this occasion, 53 objects will be put up for sale, including 47 apartments, 5 premises (including 3 shops) and a building. These rental properties located in Paris, Ile-de-France and the south of France will be presented with discounts of up to 27%. The reason for such preferential rates? “Most of these lots are sold busy, hence the discount. In addition, sellers who are institutional investors (SCPI, insurers, mutual funds) have agreed to a small additional discount for this evening. Please note that there will also be 12 new empty lots at the end of the programs »explains Stefan Imovich, president and founder of Ikory.

Thus, with prices ranging from 116,000 to 943,000 euros, there is a property for every budget. During these “private sales” a notary and a loan broker will be present to inform potential buyers of the most relevant decisions. For the most motivated on this day, it will even be possible to position yourself by signing a pre-booking agreement. A detailed list of properties is already available at www.soireeinvestissement.com. To participate in the event, registration is required on 01 85 736 736. Visits will be arranged before or after the evening of 22 June.

This Gard castle is offered for 1.7 million euros.

This Gard castle is offered for 1.7 million euros.DR

Castle life in Gard

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Under the Garda sun, lovers of beautiful stones can be seduced by the nobility and charm of some places rich in history. Such is the case with the castle of the 16th century.e century, located in Ribot-les-Taverns. Rebuilt over the centuries and listed as a Historic Monument, this three-level structure is flanked by two round towers at the back and two outbuildings that border the main courtyard. Behind this façadee and XVIIe century, there are 26 rooms, 14 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms.

This space is 1200 m2 can be converted to create five independent apartments. Refurbished in 2000 with period interiors, this hotel features a monumental double-curved staircase illuminated by three Italianate-style loggias. Located on a plot of 3400 m2, this property also includes a swimming pool, a well and a garage. The Mercure group is offering this castle for 1,695,000 euros.

Rate a work of art

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Do you dream of an artist’s painting and want to know its rating, or how many of his latest works have been sold, or even see his other creations? Until now, to get this basic information, you had to move from platform to platform and then juggle all the data to get an idea of ​​the value of a work or artist. Launched a few months ago, the Wedigart search engine combines information from five sites (Singulart, Saatchi Art, Artsper, Artsy, Art Traffik). This portal provides greater transparency in OTC prices (excluding auctions).

This free app currently lists 422,000 artists, 4 million artworks in 156 countries. Just enter the title or job title to get the numbers right away and get a general idea of ​​the price. Wedigart’s artistic coverage is quite eclectic, ranging from Rembrandt to Picasso, passing through young emerging artists. This app also offers a price index called “APRi” which measures for the same artist the average difference in prices charged by sellers (online and in galleries). “These differences in meaning can sometimes go from simple to double. This is important to know before buying. This index accurately provides a point of reference.”says Laurent Jeanniard, founder and manager of Art Traffik and creator of Wedigart.

Redemption of quarters: wait a bit!

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In anticipation of the next law on pensions, is it appropriate now to buy blocks in order to leave as soon as possible? “Absolutely not. Once such a reform is planned, people have a reflex to make hasty decisions. However, it is extremely important not to rush into this costly decision, at least until major changes and deadlines are announced.”explains Dominique Prevert, director of Optimaretraite.

If the retirement age is delayed to 64 or even 65, assets will be delayed longer. In fact, he will continue to accumulate additional quarters. This will allow him to reach his term quota (determined by the year of birth) to reach full time.

Sustainable Funds: Little Difference

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How do so-called “responsible” equity funds differ from other, more standard ones? It is to answer this question that Epsor, an employee savings company, launched 814 funds, including 231 with the sustainable finance label (ISR, Finansol, Greenfin, Towards Sustainability, etc.). Thus, reading this study, we learn that the carbon footprint of these “green” funds is 18% lower than that of non-labelled funds.

In addition, these same “sustainable” funds invest 27% less than other funds in companies from the fossil fuel sector. Finally, this analysis shows that more than half of the companies listed in all portfolios are represented by both marked and unmarked vehicles.