Nothing really prepares you for how tough it is to find a home to rent in Switzerland, especially in the large cities. For new-comers to Switzerland things are particularly difficult if they don’t speak the local Swiss language. It’s not uncommon for real estate agents to simply hang up the phone if you start the conversation in English.
Check out these articles below to understand the Swiss Housing market and go house-hunting the right way.
Understanding the Swiss housing market
Should you rent or buy in Switzerland? Let's discover the best option.Tell me more
How to find a home to rent in Switzerland
This guide will show the most important steps of the home-search process. How to go about it, what documents to prepare, what the etiquette is when you visit a house, etc. A must read for all foreigners.Tell me more
Rental Property in Switzerland: Expert Advice on Contracts, Regulation, and More
Read about your rights and obligations before jumping in to sign your lease contract. Here are some valuable tips from relocation experts to help you navigate Swiss lease contracts with ease.Tell me more
Everything You Need to Know about Taking Over Your Swiss Rental Property
When you take over your Swiss rental property, you don't want to be held accountable for existing defects. Learn everything about moving into a new apartment to ensure a seamless transition and no issues in the long run.Tell me more
Rental property handover: getting your keys and moving in
This is what should happen after you receive your rental contract...Tell me more
How to Maintain Your Swiss Rental Property
A primer on how to maintain your Swiss property, with tips and advice from Swiss housing experts. Learn what steps you can take to avoid losing your rental deposit and which areas of the property to pay extra attention to.Tell me more
Why you need Temporary Accommodation when you move to Switzerland
There are many options for temporary accomodation in Switzerland. From fully serviced and furnished apartments to sublets or Airbnb, take your pick.Tell me more