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.

Summer in the Alps - Morzine

Summer in the Alps - Morzine. We know the Alps are becoming an ever more popular summer destination, this will surely increase. Why sit on a crowded beach when you have vast spaces, clean air, lots of sunshine and beautiful scenery? The benefits for property owners are clear, either to use it yourse...

By Agence Olivier Rentals - May 16, 2020 - Posted in Morzine Read more

Summer in the Alps - Les Gets

We know the Alps are becoming an ever more popular summer destination, this will surely increase. Why sit on a crowded beach when you have vast spaces, clean air, lots of sunshine and beautiful scenery? The benefits for property owners are clear, either to use it yourself, or to increase rental inco...

By Agence Olivier - May 12, 2020 - Posted in Les Gets Read more

Summer in the Alps - Sainte Foy

We know the Alps are becoming an ever more popular summer destination, this will surely increase. Why sit on a crowded beach when you have vast spaces, clean air, lots of sunshine and beautiful scenery? The benefits for property owners are clear, either to use it yourself, or to increase rental inco...

By Alpine Property intelligence - May 11, 2020 - Posted in Sainte-Foy Read more

What's so special about Andermatt?

What's so special about Andermatt? Set in a pristine Alpine landscape, Andermatt has variously been called the “best-kept secret of the Swiss Alps”, a “long forgotten destination” and “one of the Alps’ most exciting places to invest”. To discover these seemingly contradictory statement...

By Alpine Property intelligence - March 10, 2020 - Posted in Andermatt Read more

Skiing in Zell am See - we'll be back!

Skiing in Zell am See - we'll be back! This winter our son enrolled in the popular SIA ski instructor course in Zell am See/Kaprun. We paid a visit to Zell to see if it is as good as people say. It did not disappoint....

By Alpine Property intelligence - March 3, 2020 - Posted in Zell Am See 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

Ski Property in the Swiss Alps

Ski Property in the Swiss Alps. In 2019 property prices increased by 2% in Switzerland. It is fair to say that the largest gains were in the cities such as Basel, Zürich and along Lake Geneva. This is mainly due to a lack of supply and to ultra-cheap financing. Currently there is a cost advantage o...

By Alpine Property intelligence - February 12, 2020 - Posted in Verbier 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

Good outcomes in Courchevel Le Praz

Good outcomes in Courchevel Le Praz. We are frequently asked about new infrastructure in the Alps, for good reason. New and more efficient facilities can be a large and sustainable bonus to visitors, locals, property and rental values. The Alpinium centre and new high speed gondola direct to 1850 ar...

By Alpine Property intelligence - November 20, 2019 - Posted in Courchevel Le Praz 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

Superb investment apartments in Zell am See

Resale apartments in the old Post Office of Zell am See; a building with character, right in the centre, and close to the skilift....

By Absolut Immobilien - October 14, 2019 - Posted in Zell Am See Read more

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