Pros and Cons of Buying in the Marais

When people ask where in Paris our apartment is, I know they probably won’t recognise the majority of addresses, but the chance of recognition is higher when you say, do you know the Marais?  East bank, across the river from Notre Dame?  Home of Place de Vosges and the Picasso Museum? No? The old Jewish…

5 People You Need for Your Paris Property Hunt

Once you have your heart set on buying your own place in Paris, there are five key people you need to help you to realise your dream. 1. A Property Finder It’s not that we couldn’t have made our Paris dream come true on our own, but the process would have been so laborious, stressful…

First Impressions? Who Cares, It’ll Sell Anyway.

Want to sell your home at a great price? Make sure it sparkles. Tidy it from top to bottom, get rid of clutter, fill it with fresh flowers and brew a pot of coffee. Sell a lifestyle others aspire to be part of. That’s what real estate agents, lifestyle TV, magazines and blogs tell you to do…