Press

Heck, we don’t mind a pat on the back every now and again…

Selected Press Mentions:


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VINGT Paris featured in Sunday Times Overseas Property June 2014

FT House+Home Feb 2014Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine on How Britons are dividing their lives between London and Paris

Many of our clients worked hard in London, but they are now older and their kids have left home, so they’d like to treat themselves to the Parisian good life.


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VINGT Paris featured in Financial Times House & Home February 2014

FT House+Home Feb 2014Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine on How foreign buyers are propping up France’s prime property market

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


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VINGT Paris featured in The Times Bricks & Mortar 7th February 2014

Wall Street Journal Homes Away November 2013VINGT Paris featured in The Times Bricks & Mortar 7th February 2014
“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.”

 


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VINGT Paris featured in WSJ Homes Away November 2013

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“Charlotte Whitaker, a Chicago attorney, dreamed of buying a pied-à-terre in Paris 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 said she found her designer through Vingt Paris, which helps nonresident clients buy, sell and renovate property.”


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VINGT Paris’ Susie Hollands featured in Eskom’s Report Entrepreneur July 2013

ES Homes & Property Feb 2013Susie Hollands’ shares her Success Principle in Eskom’s Report Entrepreneur
“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.”

VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands shares more of her story of business growth and innovation in Eskom’s Report Entrepreneur. July 2013



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VINGT Paris featured in Evening Standard Homes & Property:Homes Abroad February 2013

ES Homes & Property Feb 2013Susie 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.”

VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands featured in the Evening Standard Homes & Property article: Spend It Comme Beckhams. February 2013



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VINGT Paris featured in Financial Times House & Home February 2013

FT House & Home Feb 2013Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine on the surprisingly low-cost of buying property in the French capital

VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands featured in the FT House & Home article: Global prime: the real costs. February 2013

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VINGT Paris Magazine named as L’Express Styles ‘Le plus culturel’ January 2013

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Susie Hollands’ VINGT Paris Magazine named as L’Express Styles ‘Le plus culturel’ of anglophone blogs about the French capital
VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands featured in the Express article: My Blog in Paris January 2013

 

 

 

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French high flyers say bonjour to UK. December 2012

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.
VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands in The Telegraph article: French high flyers say bonjour to UK

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Fleeing Taxes, France’s Rich Are Putting Their Homes on the Market. November 2012

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.”
VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands in New York Times article: Fleeing Taxes, France’s Rich Are Putting Their Homes on the Market

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Getting to Know Paris: 3rd, 4th and 18th Arrondissements

Scottish expat Susie Hollands, lives, works and breathes Paris. For the inside scoop on who’s hot and where it’s at in Paris, Susie’s your go to source of inspiration.
VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands in 1st for French Property – Getting to Know Paris

 

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“…Je rêvais du Paris de Mai-68, de m’asseoir dans un café à Saint-Germain-des-Prés pour lire Guy Debord!”
Be Magazine, “Paris-London”

 

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“As the founder of VINGT Paris—a comprehensive hub for visual arts information and resources in Paris—Susie knows better than anyone how to help new arrivals navigate the local arts scene.”
Budget Travel, “Paris: Free art galleries worth visiting”

 

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“With history, museums, incomparable heritage and notorious food and wine, the lifestyle benefits are legendary.”
Diplomat Magazine, “Property in Paris”

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“Susie Hollands left London 10 years ago to spend 2 months in Paris between while on a break between IT contracts. Today she is still there, now running VINGT Paris, a successful property sales and rental company. Her personal approach and detailed knowledge of the marketplace means several international clients who buy from her then employ her to manage rentals for them.”
Evening Standard, Homes & Property Abroad

 

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“I cannot recommend them highly enough! Headed by Susie Holland, they are a very honest, helpful, and talent filled organization. It’s through them that I located my “Perfect petite Palace”! 

Eye Prefer Paris, Parisian of the Month

 

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“Hollands, who runs a real-estate company and lives in the tourist-heavy Marais section of Paris, has swapped homes five times…”
Fox Business, “You Like My Home, I Like Yours… Let’s Trade”

 

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“VINGT Paris Magazine tries to uncover the layers but still leave people to discover just a little bit more for themselves.  It’s all about what is unique in Paris- to me, that’s still fascinating.”
Best of British Blogs in Paris, France 24

 

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“The short-term rental market is in a state of disarray, following a recent announcement by the City of Paris that has panicked many individual private landlords who rent furnished apartments.”
France Today, “Cityscapes: Real Estate in French Cities”

 

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“Each event I’ve found through the blog has given me that great but rare feeling about Paris: ‘This is the right place to be. This is where I should be right now.’”
Guardian, Readers’ Tips for City Travel Blogs

“A super arty and and anything-else-that’s-a-bit-arty blog…”
Guardian, Meet the Bloggers…in Paris

“For intrepid art connoisseurs and those who just want to know a little more our blog I V Y Paris covers the underground art scene in the French capital.”
Guardian, Art in the Banlieues of Paris

“Deliciously arty blog.”
I’ve Been There, Guardian, “Local’s Guide: Marais, Paris”

“I V Y Paris [now VINGT Paris] is a great blog…”
I’ve Been There, Guardian, “Paris with Children”

“‘Aix-en-Provence is a small and charming city and the perfect location for a family weekend,’ says VINGT Paris.” 
I’ve Been There, Guardian, “Aix-en-Provence”

 

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“Find cultural news with a fresh point of view, from a collaborative of artists and other creatives, at Vingt Paris…”
International Herald Tribune Style Magazine, Winter Travel Edition 2009

 

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“Scotswoman Susie Hollands lives in Paris and runs Bonapart Consulting, a property finding service for anglophones.”

Living France

 

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“When former marketing director Susie Hollands… moved to the French capital… she, like many of her friends, found it difficult to find anything to rent. So she set up Bonapart Consulting [now VINGT Paris], a property search and letting agency for foreign nationals.”
The Daily Mail on Sunday, “Has Paris become landlord heaven?”

 

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“Many people buy a pied-à-terre in Paris to use for a few weeks a year and to rent the rest of the time. Most of them don’t realize, however, that they are breaking the law.”
VINGT Paris owner Susie Hollands in New York Times article on Paris rental market

 

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“Having made a dream move of her own to the French capital, she (Susie Hollands) now enjoys helping her clients to do the same.”
Download Overseas Living Expert Opinion

Susie Hollands also lends her expert opinion on the Provence region for the Magazine: “This region is legendary; from the glamour of St. Tropez, Nice and Cannes to the wilds of Luberon’s sloping vineyards and lavender fields.” (Makes you want to catch a TGV.)
Download Overseas Living Expert Opinion II

 

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“Susie Hollands, elle, est spécialiste de la location à moyen terme, de trois mois à un an pour expatries ou cadres en formation”
Paris Obs, “Ces propriétaires invisibles”

 

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“… Empowering emerging artists and helping them support and inspire each other.”
Prissymag, “Expat Examined: Susie Hollands”

 

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“I V Y Paris is run by a handful of English-speaking writers and artists. It functions as an online guidebook to the local artsy scene, with announcements about art shows, concerts, and Paris fashion week—as well as the occasional anecdote about the expat life.”
The Wall Street Journal, “The Parisian Expat Life”

 

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“The insider… Susie Hollands… runs a company highlighting the in arts, culture and events for those moving to Paris (www.ivyparis.com).”
Yeah Baby, “Destination Guides”