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French Alps home owners prepare to board the ski train

The first high-speed ski train of the 2012-13 season pulls out of London’s St Pancras for the French Alps on 21st December, offering British skiers and ski property owners an alternative way to reach a host of exciting ski resorts. The increasingly popular rail service, which arrives in the town...

Posted on 11 December 2012

A Golden Time to Buy Alpine Ski Property

The latest information shows that now is a golden opportunity to buy Alpine ski property. The latest Knight Frank prime ski property index for Q2 2012 shows that prices of properties in the top French and Swiss resorts fell sharply in the year ending June 2012, with many showing flat...

Posted on 07 December 2012

Ski Holidays and Property Offer Better Value in Europe

A raft of recent articles have detailed how the cost of skiing in Europe is set to become cheaper this year, and this may lure many people back on the slopes. According to Moneycorp prices have fallen substantially in countries such as Switzerland and France, although Switzerland is still one...

Posted on 26 October 2012

France Set to Reclaim Its Position as the Leader in the World Ski Market

France is to aim to recapture its position as being the world leader in the skiing market, according to a group of French Mountain professional organisations. The France Montagnes Association was set up in 2010 and consists of three separate professional organisations which are the Association Nationale des Maires des...

Posted on 06 July 2012

Ski properties in Crest-Voland Cohennoz Are Selling Well

Time is running out to buy ski property in Crest-Voland Cohennoz, a Savoyard village in the Beaufortain Massif region of the French Alps. The development of Le Chalet des Oursons, whose name translates as the Chalet of the Bear Cubs, is nearly sold out and is in its final phase...

Posted on 30 June 2012

Skiing Property Continues to be a Top Seller in Post Crash World

Skiing property continues to be one of the biggest sellers in the post crash world, with France, Switzerland, Austria and Canada remaining the most popular destinations. According to the latest data, property sales in top Canadian ski resort of Whistler, famous as being host to the 2010 winter Olympics, increased...

Posted on 05 April 2012

New Flights Affirm Growing Popularity of Ski Holidays and Property

Demand for skiing holidays and properties is rising according to a whole series of reports. There is also evidence of this in the rapid growth of flights to skiing destinations, which had petered out during the financial crisis. On 16 December 2011, British low cost carrier Bmibaby began operating twice-weekly...

Posted on 18 February 2012