Deciding on the best place to buy ski property in France can be an overwhelming experience, so here is a handy beginners guide written by the experts at SkiingProperty.com
The French Alps are the world’s top skiing destination with hundreds of resorts of all sizes to choose from. French ski property also makes up a fast paced, ever-revolving market with a constant stream of off-plan, new build and resale apartments and chalets for sale.
Julian Walker, a ski real estate agent, says that when making a substantial financial purchase, doing research beforehand avoids any potential drain on the pocket. Additionally, certain French ski resorts are leading the way of ideal places to invest in, and knowing why they stand out helps to narrow down your search. Attributes to look for in a resort with potential include….
A committed long-term infrastructure plan
- A summer and winter tourism action plan with a wide range of off slope activities
- Easy access via the airport, railways, and road
- Altitude, snowfall, and length of season
- Ski slopes, lifts, and amenities
Buyers also need to consider their budget, lifestyle preferences and reason for buying whether this is for a rental income, holiday home or permanent residence. Bearing that in mind, let’s look at which ski resorts are driving the real estate market.