Keeping track of global trends in 2017 was no mean feat. From economics to elections and from politics to property, the overarching specter of uncertainty made for an erratic 12 months. And 2018 doesn't look much clearer or calmer.

That makes it all the more important to identify the right markets when investing in propery. For many it will be a case of the safer the better. Even those taking more of a risk will likely be erring on the side of calculated caution. With that in mind, here are seven of the cities you should be eyeing in 2018.

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