Alpine property and lifestyle blog

We interview local experts and decision makers, look at the latest developments, highlight featured properties, talk about price trends and infrastructure upgrades. We aim to help buyers make informed choices – a purchase in the Alps, or a week’s rental for a ski holiday, is much more than bashing up and down the pistes. It is a lifestyle decision of tangibles and intangibles – we aim to help you tick the boxes.

Mountain Biking in the Alps

Where to go Mountain Biking in the Alps. APi has assembled the key data for many of the top resorts in French, Austrian and Swiss Alps....

By Alpine Property intelligence - July 8, 2021 - Posted in Morzine Read more

Selling your property in the Alps

In choosing an estate agent to sell your property in the Alps, it is essential to find the right agent for your property. APi can point you in the right direction....

By Alpine Property intelligence - March 11, 2021 - Posted in Nendaz Read more

Ski Property in the French Alps

Ski Property in the French Alps. The Cimalpes ‘Panorama’ is a valuable and insightful annual report for current and future property investors in the French Alps....

By Cimalpes - February 9, 2021 - Posted in Val d'Isère Read more

Ski Property in Megève – from strength to strength

Ski Property in Megève – from strength to strength. Megève continues to excel in many areas: as a forward-looking ski destination, as a gastronomic temple, as a haven for some of the finest chalets in the Alps. It’s all in the latest Secrets d’Alpage from BOAN Immobilier....

By Alpine Property intelligence - January 14, 2021 - Posted in Megève Read more

APi launches a ‘Buying Agent’ service

Alpine Property intelligence launches a ‘Buying Agent’ service. Finding the right property takes time, patience, persistence and local knowledge. APi is your essential partner for this journey....

By Alpine Property intelligence - January 7, 2021 - Posted in Val d'Isère Read more

Ski Property in the Alps - the Savills Ski Report 2020/21

Ski Property in the Alps - the Savills Ski Report 2020/21. Every year for the last 14 the extensive network of agents at Savills and their researchers pull together a wealth of data and insights. The Savills Ski report is a trusted guide to help buyers understand how the ski property markets are evo...

By Alpine Property intelligence - December 21, 2020 - Posted in Courchevel Read more

Alpine Property - Summer 2020/Winter 2020-21

Alpine Property - Summer 2020/Winter 2020-21. 2020 will be a year we all remember. As we write, Covid is by no means under control. Winter sports resorts in Europe were in the thick of it, in March they were shut down entirely. So, what happened when the lockdowns ended and are the changes in societ...

By Alpine Property intelligence - September 24, 2020 - Posted in Méribel Read more

Ski Property in the French Alps

Ski Property in the French Alps. With 11 agencies in the top 5 ski destinations in France, Cimalpes are perfectly positioned as experts on conditions in their local property markets. The company secured 470 sales mandates in 2019, and has 550 rental properties under sole management catering to 20,00...

By Cimalpes - February 27, 2020 - Posted in Courchevel Read more

Megève property - a healthy market

The 2020 edition of the excellent “Secrets d’Alpages” by BOAN Immobilier is out. As ever, it is packed with useful and original insights on developments in Megève, with a focus on the local property market....

By Boan Immobilier - January 20, 2020 - Posted in Megève Read more

Summer in the Alps 2019 - Another Good Year

Summer in the Alps 2019 - Another Good Year. APi has long been of the opinion that the mountains are a fine place to be in the summer with space, beautiful scenery, and a huge diversity of cultures and things to do. And the trend towards people taking on more sports and activities certainly favours ...

By Alpine Property intelligence - October 30, 2019 - Posted in La Tzoumaz Read more

Alpine Property after Brexit

Alpine Property after Brexit. The UK is going to leave the EU soon, the game is going to change regarding which countries UK nationals can buy property in, as non-EU residents. We are pretty sure that current owners of holiday homes in Europe in general will see little change, but where can you look...

By Alpine Property intelligence - October 23, 2019 - Posted in Megève Read more

Buying French Property - Cash or Mortgage

Miranda John, director of international property finance at SPF Private Clients, discusses the market for property buyers in France....

By Alpine Property intelligence - August 15, 2019 - Posted in Val d'Isère Read more

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