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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

French Ski Property Most Expensive in World Data Shows

The Mecca of skiing property is France, and it always has been. According to the latest release of the Knight Frank Prime International Residential Index France has the most expensive ski property in the world. With an average per square meter price of £24,050 per square metre, and some luxury...

Posted on 19 August 2011

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