Best for now or never: Paris
Now that Président Macron has taken up residence in the Élysée Palace, there are high hopes that he’ll keep France on a steady economic course. However, whatever happens in the world, Paris will always be Paris—and there will always be a demand.
‘Whatever may be happening on the international stage, in the national elections or in the local economy, events very rarely have an effect on the property market here,’ says Susie Hollands of Vingt Paris. ‘The city has an eternal appeal. In simple terms, stock is low and we have more buyers than available property; the market here is über-resilient.’
A few steps from the Hôtel des Invalides and down a secluded dead-end street is this five-bedroom house, which overlooks a Japanese-inspired patio garden. €9.8 million. Savills (020–7016 3740)