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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

4 Reasons to Buy a Ski Apartment

When you start looking for ski property, it can be easy to overlook ski apartments for sale. After all, most people dream of owning a wood-clad chalet or tiny, stand-alone mazot surrounded by pretty, untouched snow and a small pile of wood by the door. Perhaps with the ski slopes...

Posted on 10 February 2021

A Guide to Buying Ski Property in France

When it comes to buying French ski property, it can feel like a maze full of hoops you have to jump through and strange laws you don’t really understand. It feels like, although you’ve found a perfect French ski property for sale, you’re still so far away from completing the...

Posted on 26 January 2021

How To Invest In Alpine Property: 2021

If you are considering investing in Alpine property, there are a few things you should know and consider before making your investment. From quaint farmhouses to modern chalets, read our guide on how to invest in Alpine property in 2021. We’ll share tips, tricks, and ideas we’ve learned as an...

Posted on 14 December 2020

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