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.

Insights - Sainte Foy Property

Insights: Sainte Foy Property. What are the trends in the property market in Sainte Foy? Alpine Property intelligence...

By Alpine Property intelligence - November 10, 2018 - Posted in Sainte-Foy Read more

Insights - Les Gets Property

Insights: Les Gets Property. What are the trends in the ski property market in Les Gets? Alpine Property intelligence....

By Alpine Property intelligence - November 5, 2018 - Posted in Les Gets Read more

Swiss Magic Pass - 102,000 Skiers can't be wrong

The Magic Pass initiative to bring together 25 Swiss mountain resorts under one lift pass has helped to reinvigorate French Switzerland’s mountain tourism sector....

By Alpine Property intelligence - November 1, 2018 - Posted in Grimentz Read more

Do you have Your Panorama?

You probably have a panoramic view....but do you have Your Panorama?...

By Alpine Property intelligence - October 11, 2018 - Posted in La Tzoumaz Read more

Chamonix - exit Club Med, enter Folie Douce

The Folie Douce story starts nearly 40 years ago, in Val d’Isère. Now in 6 ski resorts in the Alps and one by the sea in Deauville for the summer, the business has grown into a powerful and envied brand, entertainment and dining network, receiving 1.8m visitors a year. Great news for Chamonix, th...

By Alpine Property intelligence - October 9, 2018 - Posted in Chamonix Read more

Why I Love Villars

Our friend Sophia tells us why she has a property in Villars, and why she keeps coming back....

By Alpine Property intelligence - October 4, 2018 - Posted in Villars Read more

A postcard from…Lac de Derborence, Valais

Visitors to the Valais in the summer have a wealth of activities and events on offer. Those who like mountain walks have a huge choice, which of course presents a dilemma, which one to choose? Our walk, described here, ticks a lot of boxes: the scenery is breathtaking, you will see wildlife, it’s ...

By Alpine Property intelligence - September 25, 2018 - Posted in Nendaz Read more

Guilty Pleasures - Valais Wines

Guilty Pleasures - Valais Wines. Introducing the wines of Jean-René Germanier....

By Alpine Property intelligence - September 23, 2018 - Posted in Nendaz Read more

30 Years in Verbier - Our Top Tips

Top tips for skiing in Verbier. Our favourite pistes, ski schools, ski rental, restaurants and après ski. From Alpine Property intelligence....

By Alpine Property intelligence - September 10, 2018 - Posted in Verbier Read more

Mortgage Advice for France and Switzerland

Mortgage Advice for France and Switzerland. Getting a mortgage to buy a ski property in France and Switzerland, essential advice by SPF....

By Alpine Property intelligence - August 25, 2018 - Posted in Méribel Read more

A postcard from…Le Monal, near Sainte-Foy

A postcard from…Le Monal, near Sainte-Foy, a tiny historic hamlet which truly takes you back in time for a easy and memorable walk....

By Alpine Property intelligence - June 30, 2018 - Posted in Sainte-Foy Read more

Skimiles - how does it work?

Why do we favour one ski resort over another?...

By Alpine Property intelligence - June 1, 2018 - Posted in Kitzbühel Read more

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