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6 Ways Ski Trips are Way Better When You Own a Ski Property

Going on a ski holiday can be stressful. So stressful, in fact, that it’s a big reason why you should buy a ski property.  Places in chalets and hotels can fill up quickly, so you need to plan miles in advance to make sure you can stay exactly where you...

Posted on 26 June 2021

The 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Ski Chalet in Which You Can Spend Summers

If you’re looking at skiingproperty.com, then the chances are pretty high that you’re thinking about a beautiful apartment or ski chalet to use during the winters and forget during summers. After all, what is there in the Alps, when the snow melts? We take a look at all the reasons...

Posted on 14 May 2021

New celebrity TV show will show the UK just how exciting skiing is!

The fun of winter sports will be thrust into the limelight in the New Year, with the launch of a TV series that sees celebrities compete against each other on the slopes – hopefully inspiring viewers to do the same and perhaps invest in a property in the Alps. In...

Posted on 15 December 2013

End of the ski season – prime time for a deal on an Alpine home?

As the 2012-2013 ski season draws to a close, the property market in winter resorts begins to slow, making it an ideal time to pick up a deal on a Ski property in the French or Swiss Alps. Reports coming from Alpine developers indicate this season has been the best...

Posted on 16 April 2013

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

Time is running out to buy an Alpine Ski Property by Christmas

Parts of the French Alps have seen significantly early snowfalls with some ski resorts having already opened for the season, and time is running out to buy a property before Christmas. In Chātel, Flaine, La Rosičre and Les Carroz French developer MGM is finishing the final few apartments, all of...

Posted on 02 November 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

Canadian Ski Resort Upgrades Set to Make Property More Appealing

The Canadian ski resorts of Banff, Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and the Sunshine Village are set to receive some upgrades for the upcoming ski season. In particular Mount Norquay is set to see some big changes, including an improved Spirit Chair which should allow greater access to terrain, especially for...

Posted on 31 August 2012

Now is the Time to Buy French Ski Property

I remember having real doubts about whether Sterling would ever regain its value against the Euro, but of course, that was before the EU sovereign debt crisis went supernova. At Sterling's low point a French property worth 100,000 Euros could be purchased with £95,000, right now that same property could...

Posted on 28 July 2012

Whistler is One of Canada’s Premier Ski Destinations

Whistler in British Columbia is one of Canada's top skiing destinations, best known for hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. Its skiing area covers more than 8,000 acres, and while its renowned for offering challenging runs to advanced skiers, there are also numerous slopes and runs more suitable for novices. It's...

Posted on 10 March 2012