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Can You Buy Property in Switzerland as a Foreigner?

When you're buying Swiss property as a foreigner, it can be difficult to navigate the rules and regulations. Property hunters often find themselves asking the question, can a foreigner buy a house in Switzerland?  The short answer to that is yes. The longer answer is, it’s a little bit complicated!...

Posted on 02 June 2021

Top Tips on How to Find a French Mortgage Broker

For those looking at buying international property, getting your mortgage sorted can feel a little overwhelming. When it comes to getting your hands on finance in France, how to find a French mortgage broker and which bank you can go to for finance are tricky choices.  The French banking system...

Posted on 22 May 2021

How to Visit Property in the Alps This Summer and Autumn

As vaccine rollouts ramp up, and the prospect of getting on an aeroplane begins to look like less of a far-away fantasy, we at skiingproperty.com have turned our attention to visiting a property in the Alps. So, here’s how to visit a property in the Alps once travel is back...

Posted on 19 May 2021

The Best Places To Buy Ski Property In Europe

After a challenging year, many of us are now starting to look to the future in regards to travel and buying property abroad, with Europe still being a key destination for ski lovers. Deciding on the best places to buy ski property in Europe is always a challenge, as there...

Posted on 10 May 2021

The Best Place to Buy a Ski Chalet in France

Anyone looking at the best place to buy a ski chalet in France needs to get ready for an avalanche of choices. Places like Val Thorens, Les Deux Alpes, Avoriaz, St Martin, Chambery, Bourg Saint Maurice, Les Gets and the southern Alps all receive admiration for their ski chalet real...

Posted on 07 April 2021

5 Reasons to Buy Ski-In Ski-Out Property

Ski-in ski-out property is on everybody’s ski property checklist, and whilst you can assume that buying ski-in ski-out property for sale is pricey, there’s a reason everybody’s looking for it. After all, skiing and snowboarding are sports that come with a lot of equipment, and ski-in ski-out chalets or apartments...

Posted on 01 April 2021

Why Now is a Great Time to Buy a House in the Alps

Is now really the time to think about buying houses in the Alps? I can hear you ask. At face value, you might have a point. Buying a house in the Alps is a big decision, and there will always be reasons to hold off on taking the plunge. Whether...

Posted on 30 March 2021

The Top 5 Ski-in Ski-out Properties for Sale

Ski-in ski-out property is the ski property hunter’s holy grail. A genuine ski-in ski-out property or development will rarely come onto the market, and when it does it sells quickly. This is especially true for properties in desirable resorts and ski areas. So, that being said, what are our top...

Posted on 23 March 2021

3 Ways You Might Rent Out Your New Chalet

Buying a ski property with the intention of letting it out afterward is a great way to both own a chalet in the Alps and make money on your investment. After all, if you’re going to drop a healthy amount of cash on a property for sale in the French...

Posted on 24 February 2021

3 Great Ski Resorts You Might Not Have Heard Of

Every skier has a favourite resort, be it the huge ski area of the Trois Vallées, the difficult slopes of the Espace Killy, or off-piste wonderland that is Chamonix, but what about the resorts that are a little bit off-the-beaten-track? When it comes to property in the French Alps, it’s...

Posted on 11 February 2021