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Low mortgage rates in France continue to bring in British buyers, as banks resist the pressure to hike lending costs.
Ski resorts across the Alps are opening their doors early this week, as impressive snowfall kicks off the season sooner than expected - and that optimism is spreading to the property market too.
Euro 2016 may be the talk of the town in June, but later this summer, the Tour de France will arrive - and experts expect it to give the revived market a significant lift.
Austria has become a firm favourite among tourists and investors alike, thanks to its more affordable array of resorts than the French Alps. Now, though, the country's summer is even more popular than its ski season.
Ski property has had a “record season” this year, according to Athena Advisors, with good snow conditions and fast sales boosting investment.
Rental demand and year round tourism has boosted the Alpine property market with Austria offering the highest gross winter rental yield, according to a new report.
Millions of euros are being invested in the Alps as two rival developers race to meet the growing demand for property. The skiing region has always been popular with homebuyers, but increasing demand has prompted a shower of new developments on the slopes, with one company rushing to finish construction in time for next year.
The tax benefits of new build and leaseback, combined with a glut of cash-rich international buyers, means the property market in the Alps has been minimally affected by the recession.