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Traditional French Alpine Architecture: A Timeless and Classic Design

Alpine chalets appear in France, Italy and Switzerland, but the style of traditional French Alpine architecture is in a league of its own. The timeless, classic design focused on practicality. Residents used them as living quarters, but also stored livestock, firewood and diary products in them. It was not until...

Posted on 12 September 2018

Tips on Buying Property in the French Alps

Anyone thinking of buying property in the French Alps has two criteria to aim for. Your end goal is that you’ve purchased a worthy real estate investment, with lots of room for capital growth, and potential liquidity. Unlike most otherworldly destinations, the Alps offer a unique skiing lifestyle but how...

Posted on 11 August 2018

Courchevel and Meribel to Host FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023

Courchevel and Meribel, two highly popular French Alp ski resorts will be host venues for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2023. The decision was made at the 51st FIS Congress, making this the first time in 9 years since France has hosted the event. France last hosted the championships...

Posted on 01 July 2018

Excellent Reasons to Buy Ski Property in Val d’Isère

One good reason to buy ski property in Val d’Isère is its mass future potential, making it a savvy real estate investment. Val d’Isère is looking to dominate the French Alps and even overtake Courchevel 1850 as the go-to, exclusive destination. An extensive list of plus points shows the resort...

Posted on 17 June 2018

Summer in Val d’Isère: Planned Events and Activities

Val d’Isère, one of the most popular ski resorts in France is firing on all cylinders as it opens its summer skiing and activities sessions for 2018. The resort has gained in popularity thanks to several promotion campaigns and locals are optimistic, they can take over Courchevel as France’s most...

Posted on 13 June 2018

Ski Property Purchases driven by Dual Season and Tourism Infrastructure

When it comes to buying a ski property in France, the country is already off to a good start because higher prices and more restrictions are forcing buyers away from the main competitor Switzerland. France’s leaseback scheme also proves highly popular with buyers looking to cover costs and make an...

Posted on 05 April 2018

Where to Buy Ski Property in France

With growing interest in both the tourism and real estate markets of the Alps, knowing where to buy ski property in France is really about personal preferences and of course your budget. The French ski real estate market is active with an enormous number of resale, new and off plan...

Posted on 24 March 2018

The Le Coin De Val Project of Val d’Isère

Val d’Isère, already one of France’s most famous skiing destinations is aiming for first place with the Le Coin De Val project that officials hope will change the face of the resort and accommodate growing interest in the real estate market. Work started in Autumn of 2017 on the 200...

Posted on 16 March 2018

Which is the Best French Ski Resort to Buy Property?

When considering possible locations to buy ski property, the magnificent French Alps, always comes top of the list, especially for Brits who enjoy the various, quick and easy transport links. For all nationalities, the French Alps offer unique skiing opportunities, a distinctive culture and a massive choice of ski resorts,...

Posted on 02 March 2018

Why the French Ski Property Market Easily Lures Investors

More than ever before, people are choosing to invest in the French ski property market and for good reasons. What was once a dormant, stagnant industry has now reinvented itself to offer potential overseas buyers, an ideal investment that suits their lifestyle choice.  It’s not just its European status that...

Posted on 23 February 2018

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