Rental investment in the mountains still has a bright future ahead of it in 2022. Climate, profitability, rental demand, the advantages are very numerous.
What are the advantages of a rental investment in the mountains?
Great variety of activities
One might be entitled to wonder if investing in the mountains is still a good idea despite global warming. The answer, however, is positive. Indeed, rental investment in the mountains has many advantages, and not just in winter. Although the snow is getting scarcer each year, the ski resorts are still very popular. Thus, many resorts offer ski slopes, snowboarding, tobogganing, ski lifts, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing…
The resorts also offer many leisure activities in summer and spring. These include summer hiking, summer tobogganing, paragliding, rafting, rock climbing, and tree climbing. Some residences also offer relaxation areas with a swimming pool, jacuzzi, or even sauna.
Strong rental demand
All the activities mentioned above generate strong rental demand in the mountains, at any time of the year. The constantly rising temperatures are even attracting more and more holidaymakers to the mountains. The climate is indeed milder, which makes it possible to escape ever more severe heat waves. In addition to the activities and the climate, the return of international customers after the confinements further increases rental demand in the mountains.
Mountain rentals are particularly sought after, as a result, they generate good profitability for landlords. Investing in high-end housing makes it possible in particular to rent to families and groups of friends, at any time of the year, and thus maximize the number of rents.
Which city to choose for your rental investment in the mountains?
The regions most popular with tourists are Savoie and Haute-Savoie. If you have a substantial budget, it may be interesting to invest in a prestigious ski resort that will allow you to generate high profitability.
The resort of Courchevel, in Savoie, for example, has a very good reputation thanks to its ski area. It has five authentic villages, whose charm attracts many investors and high rental demand.
In Haute-Savoie, it is impossible to talk about rental investment in the mountains without mentioning Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. This famous ski resort brings together 16 villages on more than 11,650 hectares. Housing is very popular and particularly profitable.
Other ski resorts are very famous like Megève or Méribel. However, these are not the only profitable options for a rental investment in the mountains. Other mountain towns are indeed full of opportunities for this type of investment. This is for example the case of Annecy, which hosts the Regional Natural Park of the Massif des Bauges.