The charm of the old
Most of the time, the supply of old housing is much greater than the supply of new housing, allowing a wider choice at a lower price.
This possibility allows for much more selective choice criteria, such as a specific location or neighbourhood. This is particularly true for the heart of urban centres where new developments may be limited or even prohibited.
Of course, the property purchased does not benefit from the same guarantees as a new property, particularly with regard to the standards in force.
Everything will depend on the condition of the property and the renovation work undertaken: obviously, buying a 19th century building does not mean buying the electrical installation of the time.
In high-end old buildings, it is even common to combine the old architecture and its large volumes with modern quality services.
This assumes that in terms of interior design, the buyer is in keeping with the property visited, unless he or she is considering renovation work.
An old, poorly furnished flat can also be a hindrance to visiting an old property, as it is sometimes complicated to project oneself, to judge the potential and to appreciate the architectural opportunities.