Fantasy Homes city locations
Catherine Gee and Alistair hunt for top city properties in Paris, Miami, Barcelona, Manchester and London.
London is Europe's largest city, but housing is in short supply and competition in the market remains exceptionally fierce. Luckily buyers Mika-John Southworth and Ingrid Clifford Jones have paved the way.
Buying in London
This historic city has just over two million inhabitants and its elegant architecture is some of the oldest and most beautiful in Europe - Joanna and Lee Snitzer discover that comes with a price.
Buying in Paris
The industrial city of the 1800s is now a hip hangout for the urban cool – and there's plenty of potential for would-be buyers Dmitri van Popta and Julia McGill.
Buying in Manchester
This city on the ocean has it all, not least sun and sea - ideal for Paul and Melanie Stevens and their two-year-old son.
Buying in Miami
With stunning architecture, a lively social scene and glorious beaches, Barcelona has won the heart of buyer Beth Lunn.
Buying in Barcelona