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Welcome to our blog, here is a collection of our latest articles ready for you to browse through. We’ve got you covered on everything Alpine. If you’re looking to be the best skier on the mountain, searching for info on the top destinations or you’re more interested in the food scene, we’ve got it all here for you. Read more now…

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Summer skiing in the Alps

Steve Thomas | Sunday 22nd May 2022

Skiing is usually categorised as a winter sport - it’s in the Winter Olympics and requires snow. What most people don’t know is that in a small number of places, it’s possible to ski in the summer too.

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Want to buy a place in the Alps in time for Christmas 2022? Start planning now!

Lesley Thomas | Thursday 10th March 2022

OK you may be thinking what the heck, we haven't even got to Easter yet, however with mortgage applications taking a lot longer to process than previously, if you do want to own a place in the Alps in time for Christmas..now really is the time to start planning !

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Looking forward to the rest of the ski season

Lesley Thomas | Wednesday 02nd February 2022

After two years of disrupted ski seasons, here at Alpine Property Investments we’re looking forward to making the most of the second half of the 21/22 season.

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Friendly family skiing in Les Carroz

Lesley Thomas | Wednesday 22nd December 2021

Whilst Covid is still making its effects felt, right across the Alps, and Brits not able to travel into France currently, it doesn't mean we can't all be thinking ahead to better times and being back on the slopes..

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Getting fit for the ski season

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 07th November 2021

With coronavirus restrictions in place across the world for much of last season, many of us will have had fewer opportunities to get ski fit than usual. But with ski resorts very much looking forward to reopening in the next few weeks for the 21/22 season, it’s time to get back in shape if you’re planning a ski holiday.

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Marketing your holiday home online

Lesley Thomas | Saturday 25th September 2021

You can have the most beautiful holiday home, offered at the most reasonable price, but if potential holidaymakers can’t find you, your property is likely to sit empty. You can take all the hassle out of renting out your property via the many agencies that are available, or you may choose to market it yourself and keep more of the financial return for yourself. One of the most important ways to market your holiday home is online - so we’ve collated some top tips to help you make sure you’re always booked up.

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Why you should buy property in La Toussuire

Steve Thomas | Monday 13th September 2021

If you’re looking to invest in property in the French Alps, you should take a look at La Toussuire, located in the Les Sybelles ski area.

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Looking after your property out of season

Steve Thomas | Thursday 12th August 2021

Although the Alps are a desirable destination year-round, when you own a holiday property there will likely be some weeks of the year when it is empty . In order to make sure it retains its value as a holiday home for you to enjoy and as an asset to rent out, you need to ensure you take care of it.

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Family cycling in the French Alps

Steve Thomas | Wednesday 21st July 2021

Has the Tour de France got you and yours hankering to hit the roads on two wheels? The French Alps could be the perfect destination for a family cycling trip.

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The Alps in the Summer

Lesley Thomas | Sunday 09th May 2021

While the Alps are most famous as a tourist destination when they’re covered in snow and skiers, the Alps in summer offer a different and equally lovely experience. If you’ve got a passion for the outdoors, there’s no place on earth that’s quite like it.

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Sun and ski in Alpe d’Huez

Lesley Thomas | Wednesday 10th March 2021

The resort of Alpe d’Huez boasts an average of 300 sunny days each year, making it a great option for both crisp, bright ski holidays and sunny warm summer getaways.

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Resorts are planning ahead for a safe ski season

Lesley Thomas | Thursday 24th September 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for the ski industry, as well as for millions of people around the world, thanks to Covid- 19. Most ski resorts were bringing their season to a close by the time the impact of the virus was felt, but many also lost out on important tourism over the Easter break.

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