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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

Holiday Club Offers Alternatives for Alpine Home Owners

People who own Alpine properties in Switzerland and France are being advised to look for alternative ways to use their second homes. This would help them avoid higher tax charges brought in through new legislation. One way forward is to use the services of a holiday club, and to simply...

Posted on 23 August 2012

New Ski Development Launched in Heart of the Swiss Alps

A brand-new ski development was recently launched right in the heart of the Swiss Alps in Grindelwald. It will include luxury one-bedroom apartments with 53 m² of space, as well as three-bedroom properties with 190 m² of space. All have fantastic views across the mountain and large balconies that are...

Posted on 21 July 2012

Innsbruck Has a Lot to Offer Investors

Innsbruck has been the capital of the Tirol since 1429, and is one of the best-known skiing destinations in Austria. Kitzbuhel, St Anton, and Mayrhofen are only an hour away from Innsbruck, and the city has long-lasting connections with winter snow sports and Alpine skiing. It hosted the Winter Olympics...

Posted on 14 July 2012

Ski properties in Crest-Voland Cohennoz Are Selling Well

Time is running out to buy ski property in Crest-Voland Cohennoz, a Savoyard village in the Beaufortain Massif region of the French Alps. The development of Le Chalet des Oursons, whose name translates as the Chalet of the Bear Cubs, is nearly sold out and is in its final phase...

Posted on 30 June 2012

More British Buyers Purchasing Property in French Alps

According to developers there has been a substantial increase in foreign demand for French Alpine properties during the first four months of 2012, with some reporting more interest in the four months than all of last year. The Grand Massif area in the French Alps offers year-round activities, and is...

Posted on 23 June 2012

Geneva Suffering from Lack of Space and Transport Connections

Geneva has traditionally been a very attractive location due to its close proximity to the ski resorts of Chamonix and Verbier. Residents enjoy low taxes, and an excellent quality of life, and political stability. This 6 has enticed many multinational companies to relocate to the city. Now Geneva is suffering...

Posted on 16 June 2012

Swiss Village of Salins Is Set to Get New Hotel and Residence Complex

The Swiss Alpine village of Salins is set to get a brand-new hotel and residence complex, designed to cater to the many skiers who visit the resort each season. Luckily the developer, Jean-Maire Fournier, submitted plans for the development before the recent vote, which has been called a watershed in...

Posted on 09 June 2012

New Restrictions on Swiss Property Could Affect Ski Resorts

New restrictions affecting foreign buyers trying to purchase property in Switzerland will take effect from the beginning of next year, and will make it even more difficult for people to purchase a holiday home in a country which is famous for its ski resorts. At the moment there are already...

Posted on 26 May 2012

French Ski Property Continues to Appeal to the British

French developers are reporting strong interest in Ski properties from British buyers. Part of this popularity is due to the fact that the lifestyle offered by ski properties allows them to be used year-round, as during the winter months the skiing is very good, but there are a huge variety...

Posted on 19 May 2012

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