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Exchange Rate Encourages UK Buyers to Snap up French Ski Properties

The recent improvements in the exchange rate between sterling and the euro has prompted more interest by UK buyers in French ski properties. Apparently some agencies are seeing up to three times the number of sales achieved in the same period last year, and are receiving far more inquiries from...

Posted on 11 February 2012

The Perfect Ski Property Storm

Alpine ski property is currently one of the hottest buys in the world of overseas property, it seems that everyone wants a piece of the action. Savills, Knight Frank and all the big players have recently began taking an increased interest in the sector, many of them even launching new...

Posted on 04 February 2012

Club Med To Build Luxury Ski Chalets for Property Investors

Club Med recently announced the launch of its first luxury apartment and chalets development in Valmorel in France. Valmorel is a ski resort that has access to 150 km of slopes during the winter, which are suitable for all ages and levels. It also benefits from being a year-round Alpine...

Posted on 28 January 2012

Industry Big Hitters Positive on European Ski Property

Skiing property, and in particular French ski property looks set to be one of the great success stories to emerge from the financial crisis. Two of the overseas property industry's biggest hitters, Savills and Knight Frank have just published new reports focussed on skiing property, with the former being focussed...

Posted on 19 November 2011

Swiss Buyers Pouring into French Alps Ski Property

Alpine-Property, an estate agent specialising in the French Alps has reported growing demand from Swiss buyers, lured by the strength of the Swiss Franc against the ailing Euro. "The buyers we speak to tell us that they can now get a lot more for their money by turning to resorts...

Posted on 12 November 2011

Alpine Ski Property a Winning Investment in Today’s Climate

We have heard a lot of reports lately suggesting that ski property in France, Switzerland and even Austria is becoming more popular, but now we have some hard data to back it up. A new report by Savills, titled Spotlight on Alpine Property, quotes a survey by the firm and...

Posted on 05 November 2011

French Skiing Property: 3 Reasons for all the Fuss

Skiing property in France is currently some of the most popular property in the world. This is surprising given that little has changed in the market for the last 4 years. We expect fuss and flapping about US property, because of the properties available at discounts of up to 60%....

Posted on 21 October 2011

Ski Property in Morzine and Chatel Most Popular in France [DATA]

According to new data from skiing accommodation website skipad.co.uk the lesser-known French ski resorts of Morzine and Châtel are the two most popular locations for ski holidays in the world, based on searches on the website since the start of 2011. They are followed by the traditional favourites of Chamonix...

Posted on 12 October 2011

Spellbinding Alps Town Meribel Gets a Spell-Casting Resident

The magical Alps may have spellbinding beauty, but now they have a spell-casting beauty as well. According to new research by Primelocation.com, 21 year old Emma Watson, who plays young witch Hermione in the incredibly successful Harry Potter movies (I'm a big fan), is the proud owner of a £1...

Posted on 20 September 2011

Swiss Buyers Flocking to Ski Property in Chamonix

Chamonix, home to Mont Blanc -- Europe's tallest mountain -- has long been a favourite with Swiss tourists and property buyers. The French ski resort, just an hour from the Swiss border is particularly attractive to Genevans, who have flocked to the resort for generations, despite having dozens of top...

Posted on 07 September 2011

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