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17
Nov

Paradiski are doing all they can to make this winter the best that anyone has seen in ages, and how are they doing that? Starting in Les Arcs, they have been investing in the pistes, chairs, snowmaking…
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9
Nov

Despite the low exchange rate between the Euro and the Pound, ski property specialist Erna Low Property reports that historically low French mortgage rates mean French ski property is still a sound investment.…
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2
Nov

There can be a thousand different reasons to fall in love with a particular ski resort, but according to Julian Walker from SkiingProperties.com, “Access, length of ski season and altitude”…
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27
Oct

Buying a ski property is the dream of many, but there are a few extras which you must consider when buying a home abroad that you don’t have to think about when buying local. We've listed a few…
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12
Oct

Can You Pay For Your Ski Property Purchase in Pounds? Switzerland will accept nothing but Francs, and whilst it is legally possible in France, it is not the normal thing to do. And even if it was, it’s…
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6
Oct

For nearly 10 years the residents of Morzine have been hearing rumours about the construction of a new lift connecting Morzine to the cliff-top resort of Avoriaz. On April 21, 2017, the stories were confirmed…
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3
Oct

1. Get the Price Right Research surrounding rental ski properties to see what other owners in your area are charging so that your own rates are competitive, and accurately reflect the quality, size, location…
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26
Sep

 Autumn is here and the snow is on its way and it’s time for the 2017 alpine property reports! What does that mean? International property giants from around the world give their conclusions…
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12
Sep

Thinking of buying a ski home in the French, Swiss or Austrian Alps? As one of the best lifestyle and financial investments you can make, the opportunity to own a piece of the mountains as well as earn…
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17
Aug

Bulgaria’s housing market is booming! And nowhere is that more evident than in its ski resorts. Since 2016, the Global Property Guide has seen house prices rise sharply in the capitol of Sofia,…
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9
Aug

From its earliest days, skiing has attracted some of the most well-known faces in the world. Hollywood stars, European royalty, business dynasties and rock gods have all flocked to the mountains at one…
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24
Jul

The world's most famous bike race, Le Tour de France 2017 finished up in Paris this weekend.  Over the past 2 weeks, the participants of Le Tour cycled over 3,500km through some of France’s…
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20
Jul

Chamrousse, the quaint ski village famous for its role in the 1968 Winter Olympics which took place in Grenoble is set for a complete revamp. In conjunction with Aktis Architecture, Chamrousse will take…
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12
Jul

Data from the French consulate in London has shown the number of UK citizens applying for French citizenship is soaring. In fact, the number of applicants in January, Febuary and March of 2017 was double…
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6
Jul

Uncertainty over Brexit and a weak pound lead to a lull in property investment by UK buyers. Following the French election, the key French property markets of Paris and the Cote d’Azur are seeing…
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29
Jun

Home to over 3500 ski resorts, there is something for everyone in Europe. Whether you are into steep terrain, deep powder, family fun or crazy après, you are bound to find something that takes…
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23
Jun

Unlike Hollande who saw taxes increase, the campaign promises of Macron were all about tax reductions for individuals and businesses in France. What does this mean for those of us with ski property and…
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15
Jun

Already one of the favourite ski resorts in Europe for both winter visitors and ski property owners, recent investment into the infrastructure of the pistes, chairs and village in Val d'Isere shows that…
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13
Jun

Made by mountain lovers for mountain lovers, 10 Peaks have developed gloves which meet the needs of skiers, snowboarders and outdoor adventurers of all abilities.  For a limited time, the guys at…
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2
Jun

Then upload your ski properties to nidski.com for FREE* using your current Rightmove, XML2U, Apimo or Ubiflow XML feed. We here at nidski would love the chance to show you how we can help you reach more…
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31
May

Do you own a ski property in the Swiss Alps? Or simply love skiing in one of the great ski areas in Vaud or Valais? Well winter just got a whole lot simpler. New airline on the block PowdAir are starting…
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18
May

When deciding to buy your own ski home, how do you decide between old and new? The appeal of buying an old ski chalet or alpine farmhosue and restoring it to its grandeur with modern touches is a dream…
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2
May

Following a few years of little snow fall and green rather than white Christmases, Swiss ski resorts are noticing a new phenomenon – they are making more money during the summer than the winter…
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20
Apr

In 2016, AirBnB France began automatically collecting tourist taxes from hosts letting their properties via the website. Taxes collected from the 19 most popular French destinations on AirBnB (such as…
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19
Apr

Want to take your child out of school for a ski holiday? Don’t. Jon Platt, the dad who took his daughter out of school in April 2015 for a holiday to Disneyland has had his court case overturned…
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11
Apr

Ski property real estate agents, Alpine Homes, have announced that they will be ending their 10-year relationship with Savills to form a new partnership with Chestertons. Established in 2005, Alpine Homes…
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5
Apr

International luxury estate agent Barnes has recently opened two new offices in the French Alps – one in Lake Annecy and the other in Chamonix, the Alpine capital of the world.Close to its office…
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29
Mar

The 2016/17 winter season is coming to its end, with the snow melting and the green shoots of spring making it the ideal time to reflect on the performance of the alpine property market. We’ve already…
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28
Mar

At the start 2017, the Italian government introduced a new flat rate tax to attract high net worth international investors. Following a few years of economic downturn, the government have made several…
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23
Mar

In December 2016, new legislation came into effect for those who earn an income renting out their French property via AirBnB. Here’s a summary of the changes: Income Taxes Now all income derived…
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17
Mar

The Notaires of France date from 2016 conclude that it's a mixed market for the Haute Savoie and the Savoie, the main alpine property regions in the French Alps. The charming ski village of Megeve, only…
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14
Mar

The mountains, that’s where! And whilst cities, as always, are a major drawcard for property investment, the ski resorts of the world are where the rest of the money is going. With property prices…
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7
Mar

Halfway through the 2017 ski season, snow falling in the Alps and where are we?  Haute Savoie ski property specialists, France Property Angels, take a look at the ski property market in 2017.After…
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28
Feb

Brexit has been the talking point of the European real estate world since June last year, and the political and economic uncertainty following the EU referendum brought a hiatus to the property market…
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24
Feb

Sitting in the centre of the world famous Grand Massif ski area, the traditional mountain village of Les Carroz recently announced bold plans to push the resort into the future. Whilst already a popular…
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20
Feb

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED We have teamed up with our friends at 10Peaks gloves to give one lucky person the chance to win a pair of Mt Bowlen Ski & Board gloves. As skiers we understand the need…
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16
Feb

beyondBeanie is a clothing company with a conscience. Founded by Tito Alvarez and Patricia Lucero in 2014, beyondBeanie sells the beautiful creations of local female artisans in La Paz, Bolivia. Committed…
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15
Feb

New Zealand, the adventure playground of the southern hemisphere has always attracted keen travellers looking to push their expeditions to the end of the world. At a 24-hour flight from London, the undertaking…
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9
Feb

In years gone by, the mountains were home to a lucky few. Whilst there were some passionate sportsmen who had taken up residence, and perhaps a few businessmen keen to make the most of the visiting tourists…
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3
Feb

Brits who own homes in Paris, yet are not residents there are set to be hit with a huge tax increase in an effort by the city council to resolve the severe housing shortage. The new increase in the annual…
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1
Feb

The newest ski hotels in the French, Swiss and Austrian Alps not only somewhere new to stay on your ski holiday or viewing trip but also offer design and style inspiration for your own ski property project.Here's…
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26
Jan

Joel Evans, Ben Briggs and Jesper Petersson on the first powder weekend of 2017 skiing in their backyard - the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix.  Also See: Guide to Buying a Ski Property in France French…
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26
Jan

International property consultants Cluttons have recently opened a new office in Courchevel, making their launch in the French Alps official. With a strong local market, huge interest from British buyers…
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25
Jan

Perched high atop the cliffs of Morzine in the Portes du Soleil, Avoriaz is a vision straight out of a sci-fi novel. From afar the angular modernist buildings could be carved into the rock and appear…
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17
Jan

Unless they have been purpose built, French ski resorts have their roots in farming and agriculture. Large wooden barns which used to house food and animals dominated the mountain side, and small stone…
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6
Jan

Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and French Property Law Expert, Francophile Law IT IS IMPORTANT TO GET GOOD LEGAL ADVICE WHEN BUYING A SKI PROPERTY IN FRANCE. In September…
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30
Dec

The new year is just around the corner, and there is no better time to freshen up your ski home to get 2017 started. Whether it’s a few pieces of art for the walls, or inspiring books for the coffee…
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15
Dec

With so many apps out there to make every aspect of our lives easier and more manageable, we thought we would round up some of our favourite ski-related apps on the market. With everything from pre-ski…
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9
Dec

As Sterling continues its rollercoaster ride, with another week of ups and downs, what’s the best way to hedge against currency risk when buying a ski property?Moving large sums of money between…
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21
Nov

Winter resorts in the mountains will need to increase their density to prevent their decline, according to a PhD thesis in architecture. PhD student Fiona Pià offers concrete and innovative…
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17
Nov

Some of our current favourite chalet and ski property interiors Dreamy views in Jackson Hole, USA Aufberg 113 near Zell am See...Andreas Meck...we like you a lot Keeping it Modern in Jackson Hole - an…
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10
Nov

In recent weeks, both Savills and Knight Frank released their 2016 Alpine Property Reports looking at premium resorts across Europe and North America with the aim to inform prospective buyers about resort…
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3
Nov

That glorious summer sun is still shining in the Alps, and while it may seem like a crime to wish it away, we just can’t stop dreaming about putting some planks on to our feet and speeding down…
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28
Oct

The Swiss ski resort of Saas Fee has the ultimate ski pass offer for anybody planning there this winter. The ski resort is offering their WinterCard season pass for only CHF222 (instead of CHF1,050) –…
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10
Oct

Autumn leaves and alpine property reports… In the ski property calendar, it’s the time of year for conclusions on the ski property market over the last 12 months and predictions for the year…
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5
Oct

Winter is coming and the 2016/17 season is meant to be a cracker. If you’re planning on visiting the Alps a couple of times over the winter, why not invest in a seasonal rental rather than staying…
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27
Sep

The summer has left, autumn has arrived and winter is on its way. All winter pros know that if you’re going to put in any serious mountain time, buying your ski pass before the season starts can…
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19
Sep

Winter is coming, and Chamonix is gearing up for a good one! The team here at nidski are checking out what’s new in the valley this winter, and there is something for everyone to enjoy.Chalet Hotel…
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12
Sep

Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and French Property Law Expert, Francophile Law IT IS IMPORTANT TO GET GOOD LEGAL ADVICE WHEN BUYING A SKI PROPERTY IN FRANCE Unlike the UK, French…
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6
Sep

La Rentrée! In France, this signals the return to school after the long summer holiday - with a mix of relief and sadness. There’s no last minute rush for new school uniforms (they don’t…
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5
Sep

Walk along Rue des Pecles, and you will find some of Chamonix’s oldest, most luxurious chalets. Huge farmhouses containing the history of Chamonix’s first families are dotted along the road…
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1
Sep

This article first appeared on France Property AngelsAs the dust settles on the UK’s vote to leave the EU, it’s time to reflect on what the decision could mean for buyers – and owners…
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25
Aug

The Swiss-style wooden chalets with their gently sloping gabled roofs and colourful shutters are synonymous with all things winter. A ski holiday in Europe wouldn’t’ be complete if these iconic…
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13
Jul

Summer has finally arrived and the mountains are heating up. The excitement in the Alps is palpable as the world famous Tour de France 2016 prepares to wind its way through the Swiss and French Alps later…
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28
Jun

Ski property professionals in the French and Italian Alps share their predictions and views on the likely impact on the alpine property market of the UK’s vote to leave the EU. Matthieu Cany at…
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16
Jun

Britain’s ease of access to mainland Europe means that rather than just holidaying on the beaches of Spain, the ski resorts of France or the vineyards of Italy, UK nationals have bought homes there,…
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14
Jun

What will it mean? Does it matter?This article originally appeared on France Property Angels. Specialising in the Haute Savoie region of the French Alps as estate agents and property finders, France…
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26
May

Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and French Property Law Expert, Francophile Law IT IS IMPORTANT TO GET GOOD LEGAL ADVICE WHEN BUYING A SKI PROPERTY IN FRANCEFrench inheritance…
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29
Feb

Can you hear the call of the mountains? Do you dream of owning a little piece of the mountains? Not all ski homes are ? million chalets only available to the rich and famous. On nidski.com, we have a…
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10
Feb

Move your property investment from the UK to the Alps and benefit from lower purchase costs Buy-To-Let properties have been a go-to investment for UK nationals looking to expand their asset portfolio.…
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3
Feb

Submit your #SnowSelfie @CaxtonFX for your chance to win  Caxton's Prepaid Currency Card offers a great value way to access currency globally whether for holidays or to control overseas spending…
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27
Jan

Our predictions for the Ski Property Market in 2016 were picked up by well-respected property magazine, French Property News. You can read more about them in the "Au Courant" section of their February…
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20
Jan

You’re fulfilling the mountain lovers dream and buying a ski home in the French Alps. Though this is an exciting and fulfilling time, there are some things you may not be familiar with when it comes…
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15
Jan

The stunning resort of Megève was built as France's answer to the glamorous St Moritz in Switzerland. Founded by the famous Rothschild family, on the site of a medieval village, Megève has…
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13
Jan

A picture speaks a thousand words... we're inspired daily by images of beautiful ski chalets, creative design & alpine furnishings as well as mountain views. And we wanted to share them with you.Visit…
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12
Jan

When you are buying an existing ski chalet or apartment, there are a few surveys that the seller must provide to give you information on certain aspects of your new property so you can ensure it is safe,…
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8
Jan

France You’ve chosen your dream ski home in France, you’re on your way to securing a mortgage – what’s next? Insurance. Two types of insurance are needed when you buy your ski…
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29
Dec

With welcoming locals, great food, snowy mountains, beautiful oceans and cheap regular flights from London, Bulgaria is turning into the place to go when looking for an out of the ordinary get away -…
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17
Dec

How will you be celebrating your festive season this year? If you've been dreaming of a white Christmas, then the fairytale villages of the French Alps will make your Christmas dreams come true. Chamonix,…
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17
Dec

Guide to French Mortgages for Ski Property provided by International Private Finance, experts in international mortgage brokering.  The French Alps are home to some of the worlds leading ski areas…
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16
Dec

Have you ever been tempted by the call of the French Alps? Like thousands of mountain enthusiasts, you may have considered buying a ski property in France. Unlike the purchasing process in the UK, purchasing…
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11
Dec

Then upload your ski properties to nidski.com for free*. Use your existing Rightmove, XML2U, Apimo or Ubiflow XML feed to upload your ski properties. We'd like the chance to prove to you how we can…
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7
Dec

There are infinite reasons Méribel is the first choice for those looking to fulfill their dream of owning a ski home in the French Alps such as the traditional alpine architecture, world…
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26
Nov

Snowtrex, the ski holiday specialist has launched a new Ski Area Finder tool, which is great not only for working out the best ski holiday for you but also which ski resort might suit you for a ski property…
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26
Nov

It's been a bumpy time for the Euro recently (as well as the Swiss Franc) with lows of £1:€1.34 and highs of £1:€1.42 in the last 3 months. Currency always plays an important role…
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18
Nov

The French Tax Administration confirmed on 20 October 2015 the process for a refund of the French social charges paid when selling a property.Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and…
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13
Nov

Winter MUST be coming… the kind people from ski resort transfer company, Ski-Lifts.com, and Reach4theAlps, an independent chalet company in Morzine are running a competition to win a ski holiday…
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27
Oct

The clever duo, Lana Bragina & Stefan Spiegel, from Marmota Maps have designed a brilliant map for ski fans. The first ever map of the alps includes 636 European ski resorts, with information on slope…
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19
Oct

"Leaseback" is a common form of property investment used in ski resorts in the French Alps and Pyrénées. Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and French Property Law Expert,…
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6
Oct

Autumn in the Alps. Is it so bad? For many locals it's one of the best times of year, with the promise of snow on the horizon. There may be a chill in the air, but often the weather is sunny and dry,…
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28
Sep

A new EU Regulation aims to simplify inheritance of assets in cross-border cases   Article by Loic Raboteau, International Legal Advisor and French Property Law Expert, Francophile LawIT IS IMPORTANT…
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14
Sep

It's good to be live! You may be wondering who is nidski? We are a niche property portal showcasing ski properties for sale and available for seasonal rent in the French, Swiss, Austrian and Italian Alps…
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