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Advice on Buying a Ski Chalet in France

The first bit of advice on buying a ski chalet in France is to think big because there is more to consider than snow conditions and hitting the slopes. Savvy home hunters will not just be planning their ski trip but also weighing up long-term investment potential, monitoring the local...

Posted on 25 March 2019

7 Tips for Buying Ski Property in France

Our tips for buying ski property in France cover the entire process from financing your purchase to choosing the ideal resort. You may be eager to sign the title deeds, take the keys and put your feet up by a log fire, but this is the time to take it...

Posted on 17 February 2019

Buying Ski Property in France : Alpine Home Investments for 2019

With an extensive list of places to choose from, anyone buying ski property in France should know it's an attractive market with a good deal of new build, modern homes for sale but the location of your new home is just as important as the actual home itself. Normally, buyers...

Posted on 29 January 2019

The Best Place to Buy Ski Property in France

Deciding where the best place to buy a ski property in France is all about you, your personal preferences and lifestyle. When looking at global architecture styles, ski homes stand in a class of their own. Dominating the Alpine Mountains of which a small part belongs in France, property buyers...

Posted on 02 October 2018

Traditional French Alpine Architecture: A Timeless and Classic Design

Alpine chalets appear in France, Italy and Switzerland, but the style of traditional French Alpine architecture is in a league of its own. The timeless, classic design focused on practicality. Residents used them as living quarters, but also stored livestock, firewood and diary products in them. It was not until...

Posted on 12 September 2018

Tips on Buying Property in the French Alps

Anyone thinking of buying property in the French Alps has two criteria to aim for. Your end goal is that you’ve purchased a worthy real estate investment, with lots of room for capital growth, and potential liquidity. Unlike most otherworldly destinations, the Alps offer a unique skiing lifestyle but how...

Posted on 11 August 2018

Is Ski Property A Good Investment?

Financial experts all agree that real estate is the best long-term investment to make. Although markets suffer stagnant periods, property has appealing appreciation value over the years. However, many people considering buying a home abroad often ask if ski property is a worthwhile investment because the market is in a...

Posted on 16 February 2018

New flights to the Alps next winter

Buying a chalet or apartment in your favourite ski resort in the French Alps unlocks the door to Europe’s most popular winter destination. The ability to hop on a flight to your alpine retreat whenever it suits will make you the envy of all and sundry. If you live in...

Posted on 15 May 2017

Avoriaz: 50 years old but still breaking the rules

If one decade from the 20th century stands out for its enduring legacy – for all the right reasons – it has to be the 1960s. Even skiing benefitted from the social revolution that was the swinging 60s, when the sport began to hit the mass market and nearly half...

Posted on 24 April 2017

La Rosière: ski across the border to Italy for lunch

You’d be forgiven for assuming any ski resort in the Tarentaise Valley that boasts altitude, spectacular views and authentic charm would demand sky-high premium prices for the property on offer there. Especially when you consider the precedent set by some of the region’s world-famous salubrious destinations: Val d’Isère, Courchevel, Méribel...

Posted on 10 April 2017

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