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.

The UBS Alpine Property Focus for 2021

The UBS Alpine Property Focus for 2021 confirms a robust ski property market in many Swiss resorts, including Verbier, Grimentz and Andermatt....

By Alpine Property intelligence - April 20, 2021 - Posted in Verbier Read more

The Uniqueness of Skiing

The Uniqueness of Skiing : Downhill race pistes you can ski. Which resorts in the Alps allow you to follow the ski tracks of the downhill legends?...

By Alpine Property intelligence - March 23, 2021 - Posted in Val d'Isère 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 Savills - 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

Summer in the Alps - Verbier

Summer in the Alps - Verbier. Why you should visit the Verbier in the summer....

By VFP Immobilier - June 12, 2020 - Posted in Verbier Read more

Summer in the Alps - Valais

Summer in the Alps - Valais. 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 yoursel...

By Alpine Homes - May 25, 2020 - Posted in Nendaz 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

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

The Grand Raid - Europe's largest MTB race

The Grand Raid, sponsored by BCVS, is Europe’s largest mountain bike race. Held in Valais in late August every year since 1990, the course follows 125km of trails between Verbier and Grimentz with a lung-busting altitude difference of 5,025 metres....

By Alpine Property intelligence - August 21, 2019 - Posted in Verbier Read more

Magic Pass 2019/2020 - Over 121,000 passes sold

Another successful season for the participating Magic Pass resorts....

By Alpine Property intelligence - June 8, 2019 - Posted in Villars Read more

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