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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

A Guide to Buying Ski Property in France

When it comes to buying French ski property, it can feel like a maze full of hoops you have to jump through and strange laws you don’t really understand. It feels like, although you’ve found a perfect French ski property for sale, you’re still so far away from completing the...

Posted on 26 January 2021

Where to Buy in the Chamonix Valley

Buying Alpine property in the Chamonix Valley can be a minefield; if you’re not familiar with the valley it’s hard to understand why there are so many different villages to choose from, and what the difference is between Vallorcine, Argentiere and Les Houches. Whilst the centre of Chamonix is a...

Posted on 22 January 2021

Why Buy Alpine Property in Chamonix

When you’re looking at buying Alpine property, the amount of choice can be overwhelming. Most buyers, therefore, come in with a checklist; is it easy to get to? Does it have access to a good ski area? Is there ski-in / ski-out property for sale? Is it easy to get...

Posted on 19 January 2021