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Reasons for Buying Property in Saas-Fee

Saas-Fee is a very pretty village in Switzerland that is just 7 miles away from Zermatt, but property is around half the price. This resort isn't very well known, but it's worth making the effort to investigate property within the area. It's extremely scenic and car free, and has plenty...

Posted on 12 October 2012

Ski Area in British Columbia to Expand to Nearly 1,000 Acres

The Red Mountain Resort in British Columbia recently began developing Grey Mountain in a two-year project that will expand the area by nearly 1,000 acres. The project will add an entire new mountain to the resort which currently consists of 1,685 acres of snowboard and ski terrain. Read Mountain has...

Posted on 06 October 2012

France Still Top of the Table for Ski Property Investment

The latest quarterly report on ski investment property from Knight Frank shows France is still the dominant country, as it holds the top three positions in their Prime Ski Property Index which covers the second quarter of this year. The report indicates that property in French ski resorts has stabilised...

Posted on 29 September 2012

Club Med is Setting Its Sights on Canadian Ski Resorts

Club Med is said to be looking at various ski destinations in North America, one of which is Québec's Charlevoix region, as it is looking to launch high-end ski resorts based on its all-inclusive resort model. The company which has its headquarters in Paris, became famous in the 1970s for...

Posted on 22 September 2012

Swiss Ski Property to Remain Popular with Safe-Haven Buyers

Even though other European economies are struggling with the current economic crisis, Switzerland looks set to come through this phase relatively unscathed. This is due to a number of factors, as its economy has continued to expand for 12 consecutive quarters, and its unemployment rate is just 2.7% compared to...

Posted on 15 September 2012

5 Super Green Eco Ski Resorts 2012

Many people wonder how they can combine a sustainable lifestyle while still enjoy a passion like skiing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ski resorts that have contemplated the same thing. As well they should since ski resorts stand to lose a lot from global warming. Here are the top 5...

Posted on 14 September 2012

4 Amazing Ski Runs for Advanced Skiers 2013

If you are an advanced skier and are looking for more challenging ski runs, there are a number of resorts that offer runs for higher skill levels. Here are four amazing ski runs and resorts for the more advanced skier in 2013. 1. Chamonix in the Mont Blanc Valley If...

Posted on 14 September 2012

French Alps Has a Lot More to Offer than Just Skiing

Although the French Alps are inextricably linked with winter sports and holidays, things are definitely changing. Since the global financial crisis there has been a 26% drop in ski tourism that has resulted in the region diversifying in order to survive. Nowadays the French Alps is concentrating on becoming a...

Posted on 08 September 2012

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

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