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Taxe de Séjour: What’s new for 2019?

In recent months there have been major changes to the rules on the taxe de séjour, and there are more to come in 2019. This article will summarise the situation and tell you of the planned changes from January 2019.

Alpine property Management Autumn “To do “ List

For those new to the rental property industry, or, those considering becoming a property manager, here’s what our property owners and managers are focusing on, our Autumn “To do” list.

Home Decor Part 4: Soft textiles for a cosy atmosphere

Here are a few of our best tips to bear in mind when shopping for soft furnishings.

Everything you need to know about the new changes to the Taxe de séjour

Some important changes have come into effect to the taxe de séjour from June 2018. In this post we will go through these new changes so that you know exactly what’s expected of you as a host.

Home Decor Part 3: Furniture – traditional or contemporary?

The property has been purchased, the spaces configured, the fireplace installed. Next it’s time to think about the furniture…

Home Decor Part 2: Wood – essential for achieving Alpine chalet ambiance

We’ve previously looked at how a fireplace can provide a cosy mountain style to any space. In this latest post we focus on the use of that all important chalet building material – wood, which can be used in the structure of a build, for decoration or furniture.

Does your property rental business model have the potential to be a success? Part 5

Last time we discussed how to set the right price for your rental property. In this final post we explore ways which help towards hitting the mother load of the rental world; the repeat guest…

Does your property rental business model have the potential to be a success? Part 4

In the last post we highlighted the importance of making your property stand out from the crowd. This post discusses how to set the right price for your rental property.

Does your property rental business model have the potential to be a success? Part 3

Last time round we discussed understanding whether your property will work as well for paying guests as it does for you personally. This time round we highlight the importance of making your property stand out from the crowd.

Does your property rental business model have the potential to be a success? Part 2

In the last post we explored the importance of setting clear goals to be able to measure the success of your property rental. Next up, you need to consider the difference between a family home, and a rental property. Are you ready to make the leap?

Does your property rental business model have the potential to be a success? Part 1

Do you own a fabulous property in a superb location? YES! Are there millions of potential guests out there? YES! So setting up a property rental business is easy and a sure fire winner, right? Hmmmm, not necessarily… In this series we will highlight the questions you should consider before you invest one centime!

Home decor – Cosy mountain style, part 1: by the fire

When you get the chalet look right, you’ll feel like you’re curling up in a cosy mountain retreat where you can share a tasty raclette,  or get together around the fire with friends and loved ones. Here is the first part of our tips and tricks to getting that perfect chalet style: the fireplace…