Relocation Guides: Housing
Finding accommodation to rent in Switzerland
Competition for mid-range accommodation in Switzerland is tough. These guidelines will help you stay ahead of the game.
Understanding the Swiss housing market
There are advantages and disadvantages to both buying and renting. Take into account whether you intend to settle in Switzerland and where you want to live. Because of the tight property market, a...
Finding your new home in Switzerland
Switzerland's rental market explained - how to apply, how to avoid pitfalls and understanding the lease contract.
Rental deposit savings account
Securing a new apartment means having to pay a rental deposit. Opening a rental deposit savings account with your landlord is an easy and secure means of paying this deposit.
Taking over a rental property
To avoid being held accountable for existing defects, it is important to be aware of your rights and responsibilities when taking over rental accommodation.
Swiss home ownership increases
Low interest rates and high rents are fueling home ownership in Switzerland. But how long will this trend last and is there a property bubble waiting to burst? Buy with care, do your research, and...
How to potentially reduce your rent in Switzerland
The current low interest rates in Switzerland mean that many people living in rented apartments or houses are eligible for rent reduction. Hello Switzerland advises on how to find out whether you...
Inspiring interior design and building renovation work
At Balogh Design, we have years of experience in designing spaces and managing contract work on all kinds of real estate — from family homes to vacation houses, from office spaces to company...
Step By Step: Housing
The dreaded Swiss apartment handover
Giving back a Swiss apartment after a move is a rite of passage, in particular for foreigners and first-timers. The level of cleaning required and the attention to detail can come as a surprise....
Taxation of Swiss real estate
Purchasing real estate in Switzerland may be a favorable investment. However, the tax and legal consequences should be considered.
Residential property in Switzerland
Authorization, financing, affordability, repayment – if you are planning to purchase residential property in Switzerland, you should first get an idea of what is required. Credit Suisse explains...
Cham - your house-hunting ends here
Combine work and home and let your dreams come true close to Lake Zug.We are currently selling terraced houses in the centre of Cham/Zug.
Companies tend to invest in attractive locations, thereby creating jobs, adding value, and bringing prosperity. According to our recently updated locational quality indicator there is a clear...
Lease agreements clearly define tenants' property maintenance obligations. Repair and maintenance costs can be deducted from the rental deposit if the property is not handed over in a satisfactory...
Rental property advice
Renting a house or apartment? Swiss tenancy laws can be complicated and Packimpex has some top tips for navigating the Swiss housing market with ease.