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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

Top 3 Places to Buy Ski Property in Europe

Ski property is currently among the most popular in the world according to various reports. Here are the top 5 places to buy ski property and why. 1: France France has to go at number one, because it is, and long has been the most popular place to buy skiing...

Posted on 27 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

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