Many wealthy people have left France,” she says. “That has stimulated a flood of interest because there are heritage properties coming on to the market which have never been sold before. I also think that Paris is the type of place which never goes out of fashion.
“Locals go for the modern international hotel room look. This home, full of romance, is what an overseas buyer perceives a French apartment should be.”
“In a crowded marketplace, creating a strong brand with a great reputation that regularly takes business away from household names like Christie’s and Sotheby’s is my greatest source of price.”
Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine on selling and buying property in Paris
“Susie Hollands of Vingt Paris sells and lets property to an international clientele and says that most interest comes from Italian, American and British buyers looking to spend between £850,000 and £1.3 million.”
Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine on the surprisingly low-cost of buying property in the French capital
“Lots of French people are leaving Paris, especially those working in finance, with many seeking to relocate to London or Brussels in particular,” said the agency’s founder, Susie Hollands.
The effects have rippled down to smaller agencies like Vingt Paris, which has a French and foreign clientele. “It’s been beneficial for foreigners,” said Susie Hollands, the agency’s founder and chief executive. “We were having problems finding enough good properties last year. People wouldn’t put them on sale.”