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Property Sales Increase in Popular Canadian Ski Resort

The number of property sales in the popular Canadian ski resort of Whistler has increased in October compared to September, but overall sales have fallen slightly year on year. The higher end of the market however is performing particularly well. In October 52 homes were sold in Whistler compared to...

Posted on 22 November 2012

Swiss resort of Verbier is Proving Popular with Prospective Purchasers

As the winter season gets underway the Swiss resort of Verbia is proving to be very popular with those looking for an Alpine property, as it is one of the most sought-after ski resorts in the Alps. As the town's profile has increased, so has the demand for luxury chalets...

Posted on 10 November 2012

Ski Holidays and Property Offer Better Value in Europe

A raft of recent articles have detailed how the cost of skiing in Europe is set to become cheaper this year, and this may lure many people back on the slopes. According to Moneycorp prices have fallen substantially in countries such as Switzerland and France, although Switzerland is still one...

Posted on 26 October 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

Villars Is One of the Most Attractive Ski Resorts in Switzerland

Villars is not only one of the most attractive ski resorts in the Alps, but it's also one of the most accessible just 90 minutes’ drive from Geneva airport. Thus it is perfect for a long weekend. The resort is 1200m above sea level, and the area incorporates two smaller...

Posted on 28 January 2012

Club Med To Build Luxury Ski Chalets for Property Investors

Club Med recently announced the launch of its first luxury apartment and chalets development in Valmorel in France. Valmorel is a ski resort that has access to 150 km of slopes during the winter, which are suitable for all ages and levels. It also benefits from being a year-round Alpine...

Posted on 28 January 2012

Swiss Buyers Pouring into French Alps Ski Property

Alpine-Property, an estate agent specialising in the French Alps has reported growing demand from Swiss buyers, lured by the strength of the Swiss Franc against the ailing Euro. "The buyers we speak to tell us that they can now get a lot more for their money by turning to resorts...

Posted on 12 November 2011

Ski Property in Morzine and Chatel Most Popular in France [DATA]

According to new data from skiing accommodation website skipad.co.uk the lesser-known French ski resorts of Morzine and Châtel are the two most popular locations for ski holidays in the world, based on searches on the website since the start of 2011. They are followed by the traditional favourites of Chamonix...

Posted on 12 October 2011

Swiss Buyers Flocking to Ski Property in Chamonix

Chamonix, home to Mont Blanc -- Europe's tallest mountain -- has long been a favourite with Swiss tourists and property buyers. The French ski resort, just an hour from the Swiss border is particularly attractive to Genevans, who have flocked to the resort for generations, despite having dozens of top...

Posted on 07 September 2011

French Ski Property Most Expensive in World Data Shows

The Mecca of skiing property is France, and it always has been. According to the latest release of the Knight Frank Prime International Residential Index France has the most expensive ski property in the world. With an average per square meter price of £24,050 per square metre, and some luxury...

Posted on 19 August 2011

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