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Guide to the Espace Killy Skiing area of France

For an alpine skiing holiday in among picturesque landscapes, the Espace Killy ski-area steps up as a worthy contender. Sitting in Tarentaise Valley of southeast France, the high-altitude peaks offer excellent snowfall conditions for a better and longer extended ski season on the panoramic Mont-Blanc grand massif. Classed as a...

Posted on 12 December 2020

Why Buying Property in Tignes is a Wise Investment to Make

Anyone thinking of buying property in Tignes is making a wise financial move. The high-mountain resort offers much potential in more areas than just skiing holidays, and the name refers to five villages connected by a shuttle bus or gondola service. They are Val Claret, le Lac, Le Lavachet, Les...

Posted on 05 December 2020

Buying Ski Property in Switzerland: A Guide to the Market

If you are looking at buying ski property in Switzerland, congratulations on choosing a highly admired destination, with a fantastic mountain range. Ski trips to the alps never disappoint, and over the last ten years, investment into new property has boosted the market’s popularity. Owning a chalet or apartment, whether...

Posted on 26 November 2020

Driving to the Alps: Tips and Advice for a Smooth Ride

Ah, the great debate of driving to the alps or flying. Which is better and which is cheaper? We think differently, for our skiing holidays. We fly to Geneva airport if time is limited and we want to get straight onto the slope. But if not, we turn a drive...

Posted on 21 November 2020

Why overseas investors are feeling the Verbier vibe in 2020

The fashionable resort of Verbier, a perennial favourite with royalty and celebrities, is firmly on the radar of international buyers in 2020, said Skiingproperty.com in November, adding that its off-piste lifestyle combined with Switzerland’s safe haven status and tax-friendliness are helping it to stand out above other high-end ski destinations....

Posted on 18 November 2020

Luxurious Chalets for Sale in Verbier: Home Buyers Showcase

When buying a home in the Alps, the luxury ski chalets for sale in Verbier are worth considering. For upmarket ski resorts, people automatically think of places like Courchevel in France. Yet Verbier steps up to the podium as Switzerland's answer to luxury skiing on the slopes. This Alpine retreat...

Posted on 10 November 2020

Ski Chalets for Sale: Showcase Property Market in France

Anyone shopping around at ski chalets for sale is wise to take this purchase slowly. After all, this exclusive niche takes much navigation and local knowledge to ensure you not only buy a luxury ski chalet befitting your lifestyle but one that makes a lucrative return on investment. As skiing...

Posted on 23 October 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

Meribel Ski Property: Chalet and Apartment Showcase

Whether you are looking at chalets or want to invest in an apartment, the Meribel ski property market offers an abundance of choice, and is an ideal choice to pricy ski areas like Courchevel. From the most luxurious chalets with hot tubs and a log fire to centrally located, catered...

Posted on 12 October 2020

Where to Buy in the French Alps: House Hunting in Ski Resorts

When deciding where to buy in the French Alps, there are three factors to consider. Firstly, stick to your budget and also factor in legal fees and additional purchasing costs—secondly, lifestyle preferences. For example, more experienced skiers often choose resorts with off-piste playgrounds, while beginners opt for places with easy...

Posted on 22 September 2020