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Is Ski Property A Good Investment?

Financial experts all agree that real estate is the best long-term investment to make. Although markets suffer stagnant periods, property has appealing appreciation value over the years. However, many people considering buying a home abroad often ask if ski property is a worthwhile investment because the market is in a...

Posted on 16 February 2018

Where is the Cheapest Ski Property in France?

As travel trends change, so does the real estate market. Gone are the times, when we only travelled in summer and these days, getting away for Christmas, New Year or a 4-day break during winter is a common theme, hence the rising demand for ski property in France. France is...

Posted on 03 February 2018

Best French Ski Resorts for Beginners

Reports in recent years say the popularity of snowboarding is decreasing, yet interest in skiing is growing every year. The sport plays a huge part in the winter tourism season, and for most Europeans who are beginners to the pastime, French ski resorts are their first choice, especially for Brits...

Posted on 22 January 2018

Canadian Ski Resort Gradually Making a Name for Itself

Most people, when asked to name Canadian ski resorts would come up with the traditional and better-known destinations of Whistler, Banff and Lake Louise, but the smaller ski resort of Fernie in British Columbia is gradually making a name for itself. Fernie is actually a historic mining town located in...

Posted on 06 December 2012

It’s Never Been a Better Time to Buy Ski Property

According to the ski property index from Knight Frank, prices of prime ski property in top ski resorts throughout the world have dropped by nearly 10% since the peak of the market in 2008. According to the report the financial crisis led to a decline in buyer confidence, especially in...

Posted on 29 November 2012

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

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

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

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

Andermatt in the Swiss Alps Could Be A Lot More Than Just a Ski Resort

Andermatt is usually associated with skiing and winter sports but looks set to become a year round holiday destination as a new development is currently under construction. The development has been planned by Samih Sawiris of Osracom Hotels. He plans to introduce a mind-boggling number of new facilities for travellers...

Posted on 18 August 2012

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