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5 Reasons to Buy Ski-In Ski-Out Property

Ski-in ski-out property is on everybody’s ski property checklist, and whilst you can assume that buying ski-in ski-out property for sale is pricey, there’s a reason everybody’s looking for it. After all, skiing and snowboarding are sports that come with a lot of equipment, and ski-in ski-out chalets or apartments...

Posted on 01 April 2021

Why Now is a Great Time to Buy a House in the Alps

Is now really the time to think about buying houses in the Alps? I can hear you ask. At face value, you might have a point. Buying a house in the Alps is a big decision, and there will always be reasons to hold off on taking the plunge. Whether...

Posted on 30 March 2021

The Top 5 Ski-in Ski-out Properties for Sale

Ski-in ski-out property is the ski property hunter’s holy grail. A genuine ski-in ski-out property or development will rarely come onto the market, and when it does it sells quickly. This is especially true for properties in desirable resorts and ski areas. So, that being said, what are our top...

Posted on 23 March 2021

5 Reasons Courchevel is Underrated

Known for glitzy, glamorous Courchevel 1850, Courchevel has had the reputation for being upmarket and expensive. A lunch on the mountain might involve some of the best food you’ll have all holiday, but it’ll have the price tag to match. For anyone looking for property for sale in Courchevel, this...

Posted on 22 March 2021

Three Great Weekendable Ski Resorts

When it comes to choosing the perfect ski property for sale, what you’re planning on using it for can be an important part of the equation. For anyone planning on buying a place where they can spend weekends throughout winter, having a short transfer time can be right at the...

Posted on 11 March 2021

Choosing to Buy in the French or the Swiss Alps

The Alps stretch across five countries, with hundreds of ski resorts. They’re home to some of the most famous places in the world when it comes to strapping on a pair of skis and heading for the slopes. You might already have some pretty solid ideas about whether you want...

Posted on 09 March 2021

3 Ways You Might Rent Out Your New Chalet

Buying a ski property with the intention of letting it out afterward is a great way to both own a chalet in the Alps and make money on your investment. After all, if you’re going to drop a healthy amount of cash on a property for sale in the French...

Posted on 24 February 2021

3 Great Ski Resorts You Might Not Have Heard Of

Every skier has a favourite resort, be it the huge ski area of the Trois Vallées, the difficult slopes of the Espace Killy, or off-piste wonderland that is Chamonix, but what about the resorts that are a little bit off-the-beaten-track? When it comes to property in the French Alps, it’s...

Posted on 11 February 2021

4 Reasons to Buy a Ski Apartment

When you start looking for ski property, it can be easy to overlook ski apartments for sale. After all, most people dream of owning a wood-clad chalet or tiny, stand-alone mazot surrounded by pretty, untouched snow and a small pile of wood by the door. Perhaps with the ski slopes...

Posted on 10 February 2021

A Guide to Buying Ski Property in Switzerland

Buying property in Switzerland has always been a little more complicated than buying elsewhere in the Alps due to the different rules and regulations per canton. Property for sale in Switzerland is often blocked off to foreign buyers; there are laws in place limiting city properties to Swiss and Swiss...

Posted on 04 February 2021