Things heat up in the Alps

Wealthy investors are returning to the French Alps, where prices remain stable and returns favourable, writes Tina-Marie O'Neill.

26th January, 2014

The French Alpine property market is making a comeback, following a 25 per cent drop in property transactions across the country since 2012. Much of that decline has been attributed to the introduction of a series of austerity measures by French president Francois Hollande when he was first elected.

However, agents and market analysts have reported a return in interest and investment, particularly in luxury properties, by high-net-worth individuals.

''There is still Irish interest in popular ski...

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