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Guide to the Espace Killy Skiing area of France

For an alpine skiing holiday in among picturesque landscapes, the Espace Killy ski-area steps up as a worthy contender. Sitting in Tarentaise Valley of southeast France, the high-altitude peaks offer excellent snowfall conditions for a better and longer extended ski season on the panoramic Mont-Blanc grand massif. Classed as a...

Posted on 12 December 2020

Driving to the Alps: Tips and Advice for a Smooth Ride

Ah, the great debate of driving to the alps or flying. Which is better and which is cheaper? We think differently, for our skiing holidays. We fly to Geneva airport if time is limited and we want to get straight onto the slope. But if not, we turn a drive...

Posted on 21 November 2020

Ski Chalets for Sale: Showcase Property Market in France

Anyone shopping around at ski chalets for sale is wise to take this purchase slowly. After all, this exclusive niche takes much navigation and local knowledge to ensure you not only buy a luxury ski chalet befitting your lifestyle but one that makes a lucrative return on investment. As skiing...

Posted on 23 October 2020

Meribel Ski Property: Chalet and Apartment Showcase

Whether you are looking at chalets or want to invest in an apartment, the Meribel ski property market offers an abundance of choice, and is an ideal choice to pricy ski areas like Courchevel. From the most luxurious chalets with hot tubs and a log fire to centrally located, catered...

Posted on 12 October 2020

Where to Buy in the French Alps: House Hunting in Ski Resorts

When deciding where to buy in the French Alps, there are three factors to consider. Firstly, stick to your budget and also factor in legal fees and additional purchasing costs—secondly, lifestyle preferences. For example, more experienced skiers often choose resorts with off-piste playgrounds, while beginners opt for places with easy...

Posted on 22 September 2020

Investing in Morzine and the French Property Market

If you are thinking of investing in Morzine by buying property, then rest assured it is a wise choice. Generally, the market regards the whole of the French Alps as a safe real estate investment to make. Part of this is because it is a unique niche. The alpine region...

Posted on 11 September 2020

What is a French Chalet? Traditions and Luxury Ski Accommodation

When answering the question of what is a French chalet, there is a short answer and then the long one. Over the decades, a typical chalet has changed from the traditional versions. Although like a cabin, defining characteristics separate it into a style of its own. These days owning a...

Posted on 05 August 2020

Buy Ski Property in the French Alps: Advice and How to Guide

If you want to buy ski property in the French Alps, but are still undecided whether it is a wise financial move, we can assure it is. For a few years now, the housing market has been the latest golden child of international real estate, and that shows no sign...

Posted on 10 July 2020

About Investing in the Courchevel Property Market and Prime Real Estate

To invest in the Courchevel property market is to buy into one of France’s most prestigious destinations. The ski resort comprising four small villages carries with it a reputation for opulence and luxury of the highest quality. There is no compromise on excellence, and over the decades, this drive towards...

Posted on 19 May 2020

Megeve Property Market and Reasons to Invest in It

When it comes to the best ski real estate, the Megeve property market plays an enormous part in France’s industry. Don’t think this is a newfound trend in the French Alps either. The luxury ski resort has long been a top skiing destination, and its hours' drive from Geneva airport,...

Posted on 08 April 2020