Case Studies

VINGT Paris has helped clients turn their Parisian fantasy into reality. Here some of them share their practical experiences with the French property purchase process and ownership.

When looking into a French property purchase, it can be inspiring to hear about people who have already made the move – learn from their mistakes, hear about their success and perhaps give you some ideas on locations you haven’t thought of or opportunities to look at when you arrive.

You may also learn a little more about how Susie and VINGT Paris can guide you through the process.

The Full VINGT Buyer’s Agent Experience

When they started thinking about buying a property in Paris, Betty Hsu an Peter Chang were referred to VINGT Paris by a London based contact. We offered them the full range of buyer’s agent services, from sourcing properties right through to facilitating the purchasing process,… Read more

A lesson in property management

When leading academic and best-selling author Professor Randall Hansen was looking for a property in Paris, VINGT Paris helped him to find his perfect place. Today, they continue to manage his apartment, renting it out on his behalf, thereby giving him complete peace of mind… Read more

Making the move to Montmartre

Having her own place in Paris had been a lifetime ambition for Florida resident Denise-Marie Nieman – and with the help of VINGT Paris, she was able to realise her dream in a pretty corner of Montmartre Words: Caroline Harrap For Denise-Marie Nieman, her love… Read more

California dreaming of a new home in Paris

    When Eric and Joan Davidson decided to buy a home in Paris, they weren’t sure where to begin. Thankfully, the team at VINGT Paris was able to help every step of the way – including through a renovation – ensuring it all went without… Read more

Glimpses of grandeur in the City of Light

In our latest interview with a VINGT Paris client, we meet American ex-pat Richard Price, who says that buying an apartment in the City of Light was the best decision he ever made. Here, he invites us into his beautiful home to share the story… For Richard Price,… Read more

A Parisian Apartment is Always a Good Idea

Connie Beaudoin and Peter Berley cut elegant figures in their large and open Parisian apartment in the eighth arrondissement. Connie, a yoga teacher, is slim and icily blonde, padding gracefully around their new home, pointing out the high Haussmanian ceilings, the original wooden flooring, the… Read more

In Pursuit of Beauty – A European Apartment

The Mutz family likes to travel. Based in Florida, where Barclay is an interior designer, her husband Eric a radiologist, and their two children, Walker and Avery, are at high school, the family travels widely every year around Europe and particularly throughout Africa. “We itch… Read more

Paris Home from Home – Charlotte Whitaker

Charlotte Whitaker, a Chicago attorney, dreamed of buying a pied-à-terre as her ‘Paris home from home’ for nearly 30 years. She decided to look in earnest when the euro softened against the dollar last summer, and closed on this 800-square-foot apartment last December. Ms. Whitaker… Read more

Etoile Pagoda Interview – Paris Apartment Owner

How old is the building ? The building where the apartment is located was built in 1903. Built towards the end of the Haussmanian period, it is an exceptional example of Haussmanian architecture. Did you have the apartment specially built for you? As the owner,… Read more