Investor’s Tips: Where to Invest in Austria in 2018

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Where to invest in Austria in 2018

As economic and political conditions on the European and global scale continue to shift, ski property for sale in Austria offers a range of exciting opportunities for investors. Expert Jessica Delaney shares advice on where to invest in Austria in 2018…

Ones to Watch

Warth

Warth is a charming village just 5km from Lech, and has become somewhat of an investment hotspot since it’s ski region was connected to Lech’s a few years ago. This catapulted the demand for Warth and has been a huge leap forward in terms of growth and property value. In addition, the expansion of The Arlberg region into one of the World’s Top 5 ski resorts, is sure to push property values in the quaint village (currently at around 8,000 EUR/sqm) closer to levels seen in Lech itself (16,000 EUR/sqm). Click here to see our ski property for sale in Warth. 

Fieberbrunn 

Fieberbrunn was launched into the limelight when it linked to the Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ski-circus in 2015. It is now a gateway to the second largest ski resort in Austria, boasting 270km of pistes and the most modern, lift linked ski area in Europe. With its own micro-climate, top-to-bottom skiing is possible from late November and lasting well into April. Property developers in Fieberbrunn are so confident of excellent rental returns that they are able to guarantee 5% returns on your capital investment- as a result this resort is high on the list of where to invest in Austria in 2018! Click here to see our ski property for sale in Fieberbrunn.

Bramberg & Neukirchen

Once a sleepy village in the municipality of Zell am See, Bramberg has transformed itself into a charming Alpine ski resort for families and investors alike, thanks to constant investment in its ski facilities. Bramberg invested in a brand new gondola in 2011, which leads directly its 75km of family-friendly ski pistes, 85% of which are either blue or red. Just 2 minutes further down the valley, Neukirchen awaits a similar boom in popularity. Described as a ‘hidden gem’, this picturesque village is only 15 minutes from Mittersill, the region’s largest town. This being said, thanks to the numerous bars, restaurants and ski lifts that now exist here, it is quickly developing a buzz of its own. Click here to see our ski property for sale in Bramberg and Neukirchen.

Firm Favourites

Obergurgl

Obergurgl is a high-end Alpine village, and is particularly popular amongst wealthy British and Dutch skiers. With slopes located at over 3,000m, this resort has one of the longest ski seasons in the Alps and is also one of the most snow sure. The locals here are genuinely welcoming, the village is quaint, quiet and mostly car-free. Ski property has only become available here for the 2017/2018 ski season, and with a loyal following of fans, we expect our Obergurgl properties to sell out fast this season. Regardless, it is certainly a hot tip-off for where to invest in Austria in 2018. Click here to see our ski property for sale in Obergurgl.

Kitzbühel

The fashionable ski destination of Kitzbühel is situated in Austria’s elite Tyrol province, and is a popular yet exclusive destination in both the Winter and Summer. This lively medieval town is full of chic buildings and cobbled streets which are bursting with traditional Austrian charm, while the outskirts of the town offer a wide selection of modern shops and fine restaurants. A favourite with the rich and famous it is no surprise that chalets surrounding this historic town come with a high price tag of around 13,000 EUR/sqm. Click here to see our ski property for sale in Kitzbühel. 

Lech

The spectacular resort of Lech is located at the heart of the Arlberg region, situated within the exclusive Vorarlberg province. Set in unspoilt Alpine surroundings, this prestigious village is surrounded by some of the best skiing in the World, and some of the finest restaurants, hotels and private properties to match. Due to extremely strict local planning regulations, property in Lech is almost impossible to find. Click here to see our ski property for sale in Lech.

Where to invest in Austria in 2018 – Ski Property for sale

Currently, Austrian property prices are on average 28% below that found in France and Switzerland, but it will not stay this way for long. Demand and property prices are growing quickly, and will continue to do so into 2018. With some Austrian resorts offering impressive rental returns of up to 5% per year, there has never been a better time to buy your dream chalet in Austria.

For more information on buying in Austria please visit out Buyer’s Guide. For more investment insights please visit our Investment Guide. If you have any questions about investing in Austria, or would like to know more about any our ski properties for sale, please do not hesitate to get in contact: enquiries@alpinemarketing.com.

Emma Rice