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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

How to buy a skiing home with your family

Buying a ski property with members of your family is a brilliant way to spread the cost and ensure it gets used to the max. It is also quite a good way to fall out with your loved ones if you don’t plan the purchase carefully and listen to the...

Posted on 10 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

A home, the Christmas present that doesn’t disappoint!

Did you know that "Scroogenomics" is a thing? The economics of gift giving has been studied extensively and the results say… can you guess? We've got a Christmas present idea for next year that the whole family will enjoy together. It's property related, but we don't mean a new set...

Posted on 19 December 2016

It’s snowing! (Time to book your viewing trip)

If Black Friday is the traditional time to start your Christmas shopping, the first two weeks of December are the best time to look for ski property: after the first dusting of snow, before the crowds arrive and with the best properties available. Buy promptly and you will even get...

Posted on 28 November 2016

Could the French Alps become a hot spot for American investors in Europe?

Ski property in leading French resorts could be the ideal investment for Americans looking for a safe haven euro asset that also offers lifestyle benefits, said ski property specialist Skiingproperty.com in November. The strong US dollar and cheap euro mortgages make conditions highly favourable for American investors in France right...

Posted on 22 November 2016

Lettings with two, three, four seasons of profit

Suppose you could own a home in the French or Swiss mountains and it actually made you money? With mountains being popular tourist destinations for at least two seasons of the year, ski property is an even bigger money-spinner than rental property in seaside resorts. Letting your ski property isn’t...

Posted on 21 November 2016

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