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Why Covid-19 shouldn’t be a slippery slope for property in the French Alps

The breathtaking scenery, healthy lifestyle and local market conditions are helping resorts in the French Alps to weather the effects of Covid-19 better than other second-home destinations, reported SkiingProperty.com in October. “It was unfortunate that Covid-19 brought a premature end to Europe’s last winter season,” said Julian Walker, director at...

Posted on 13 October 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

Where to Buy Alpine Property in France

If you want to buy an alpine property in France, it is worth researching the housing market to make a wise investment rather than a foolish one. From traditional architecture to ski areas, to quaint villages, the French Alps, despite being a selective real estate niche, offers many choices, and...

Posted on 22 January 2020

Investment Ski Property and the French Real Estate Market

Without a doubt, anyone thinking of buying investment ski property needs to do their homework and know the market before committing. So, we have rounded up the latest market insights, and within the European sector, France drives investment. Known as the world’s best ski destination, another reason for its popularity...

Posted on 09 December 2019

Do You Want to Buy a French Ski Chalet? – What to Consider and Know

Anyone planning to buy a French ski chalet will delight in knowing France is the world’s most popular skiing destination. Figures show France records an average of 55.3 million skiing days (every day bought on a pass in a resort), which was more than any other country, including the USA...

Posted on 16 November 2019

French Alps Real Estate: Tips to Investing in Ski Property

If you want to invest in French Alps real estate, there are a few things to consider when ski property hunting to make sure your investment is a wise financial move. Wealthy lifestyle investors from America, the Middle East and Asia, including British expats, look for Alpine investment opportunities because...

Posted on 05 November 2019

Luxury Ski Property and a Buyers Guide to France

Every year, average prices of French luxury ski property outperform homes in many cities and global second home locations. This suggests that luxury ski apartments and chalets are in demand amongst wealthy investors, who compete for assets in limited supply, with lifestyle advantages and potential for long-term capital growth. Swiss...

Posted on 18 October 2019

Buying a Ski Rental Property: Guide to Ownership in France

Anyone looking at buying a ski rental property should consider France as their country of choice and for good reasons. The French Alps is home to the world’s largest ski area, Les 3 Vallees in the Savoie department, and figures show France is the world’s most popular place to ski....

Posted on 11 October 2019

The Best Place to Buy Property in the Alps

Deciding on the best place to buy property in the alps is not an easy choice because hundreds of ski resorts, all offer something special. In recent years, the competition to attract more visitors is driving French Alpine resorts to offer far more than just good skiing, so buyers choosing...

Posted on 03 September 2019

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