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Resorts with altitude and easy access remain most sought-after in 2017-18 season

Access, length of ski season and altitude should be key considerations of international investors choosing a resort for their ski home this season, said new-build ski specialist Skiingproperty.com in October. “The Savoie region in the French Alps, in particular, is home to established high altitude resorts with excellent skiing and...

Posted on 06 October 2017

High-speed train travel to the French Alps

If you’re back from your summer holiday, you’re probably turning your attention to your next trip to the French Alps. Skiers and snowboarders looking for hassle-free travel to the slopes will be pleased to hear that tickets are now on sale for the 2017/2018 season high-speed Eurostar service, from London...

Posted on 11 August 2017

How to protect your residency rights in France

We’re currently in a state of limbo: the strange period prior to Brexit negotiations commencing, when the hints and gossip surrounding it all are coming thick and fast. Trying to sift through the clamour for the real story can be confusing. Thankfully, for anyone thinking about buying a ski retreat...

Posted on 02 June 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

Race is on to invest in rare off-plan development in the French Alpine resort of Les Arcs

One of very few opportunities to invest in a new ski development in Les Arcs, recently ranked in the world’s ten most popular ski resorts, has become available, said ski property specialist Skiingproperty.com in March, adding that international demand for units at the off-plan project are expected to be strong....

Posted on 03 March 2017

Driving to the slopes

If you’re in the process of scouring the Alps property market for your very own ski home, have you considered how you’ll travel there once you have the keys? On the face of it choosing whether to drive or fly 1000 kilometres to your new pad is a no brainer....

Posted on 13 February 2017

Strong dollar adds to the investment appeal of France’s top ski resorts in 2017

Wealthy lifestyle investors from the USA, Middle East and Asia, including British expats, are becoming increasingly prominent in the luxury sector of France’s Alpine property market, said ski property specialist Skiingproperty.com in February. High-end resorts in the French Alps, including Méribel, Courchevel, Morzine, Chamonix, Val d’Isère and Megève, have been...

Posted on 07 February 2017

I’m from outside the EU. Can I buy a French home?

The appeal of the French Alps for winter sports enthusiasts is obvious: breath-taking mountains, gorgeous sunshine, vibrant après-ski, more than 300 well-connected resorts and some 5,000 miles of pistes. And for anyone that’s considering buying a property in the region so they can have all this on their doorstep, a...

Posted on 30 January 2017

France: world class skiing and healthcare

Part of the joy of heading over to your skiing property in France will be avoiding the endless headlines about the NHS's traditional winter health crisis! So what can you expect from the French health system, both for everyday care and should you have an accident on the slopes? The...

Posted on 16 January 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a good year to finally buy in the Alps

Economic conditions within the French property market are set to align like your well-honed parallel turns, to provide a perfect snow storm of rising property prices and low borrowing costs. Making 2017 a great year to finally prove that owning a home in a winter wonderland isn’t the preserve of...

Posted on 30 December 2016

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