Although summer is only a few days old and most people are planning a visit to the beach rather than the mountain, now is the best time to buy a ski house, reports Lambeth Hochwald for Mansion Global.

In summer months, ski house prices typically fall. “Ski houses get most expensive during on-season time, when the town is busy with people who are either renting or staying in resorts, eager to have the experience all year round,” says Denae Montesi of William Raveis in New York. “This is when sellers know they have their target audience and can list their homes in a competitive market.”

Buying a home in a popular ski destination anywhere in the world adds value to an investment. The top destinations to buy in North America right now: Vail and Beaver Creek in Colorado; Park City, Utah, and Whistler, Canada.

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