Rory Ramsden – Luxury French Property Finder & Buyer's Agent in south west France
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How one woman took on the Parisian property market (and won…)

Susie Hollands, now a leading real estate agent in Paris, immigrated to France in 2003 from Scotland. With her deep passion for arts, she started a gallery to promote arts of the less known artists. Alongside the gallery, she started an English language blog that eventually turned to a successful online magazine. However, the income from both was not sufficient for her and her mind-year old daughter. Through helping friends who were struggling to find a residence, Susie got an idea. She started a boutique estate agency to complement her blog. Despite the daunting paperwork and the needed skills, Susie managed to succeed in the normally make denominated field, thanks to her ethics and entrepreneurial spirit. With their online magazine and the market prediction of good prices in the autumn, Susie’s real estate, VINGT Paris, is anticipating even more success.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hollands was running a successful online magazine, Live Like a Local, unlike anything else being done at the time.
  • She also ran an art gallery, typically showcasing the work of struggling artists.
  • VINGT Paris, Hollands’ estate agency, is now the go-to place for foreigners relocating to the capital city.

“When Susie Hollands arrived in Paris from her native Scotland in 2003, she’s the first to admit that running one of the city’s leading property companies was not part of the plan.”

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About the Author Rory

Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.

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