Il costo dell’acquisto di una casa in Ticino

Il costo dell’acquisto di una casa in Ticino

16 Dec 2016

L'acquisto di un immobile è certamente un evento eccezionale nella vita, che il più delle volte comporta una dose di stress. Naturalmente, tra i vari elementi da valutare per un giusto approccio all’acquisto di un immobile in Ticino, quello fiscale è assoluta...

When to Buy a Home in Switzerland

When to Buy a Home in Switzerland

16 Dec 2016

As Christmas approaches and the New Year looms it is time to start reflecting on the past and looking forward to what 2017 may bring. In order to do so, we examine an alternative proxy for the Swiss property market – the SWX IAZI Private Real Estate Price Index. This index, which is traded on...

Swiss Consumer Confidence Prevents a Property Bubble

Swiss Consumer Confidence Prevents a Property Bubble

09 Dec 2016

One of the motivating factors behind why the Swiss property prices have held firm is the stability of the economy. One useful measure of economic stability is the general consumer confidence in a country. It reflects the degree of optimism that consumers have regarding the economy, as expressed thro...

Geneva Property Market

Geneva Property Market

07 Dec 2016

The City of Geneva is dominated by multi-family buildings, with only some of the outlying districts offering individual housing options. These individual houses account for a minor 9.9% of total dwellings in the City. This reflects the built up nature of Geneva and the need to supply as much accommo...

Swiss Property Demographics

07 Dec 2016

Studies show that there is a strong relationship between demographics and the property market. In principle, the continual increase in demand population size results in increased demand for limited assets. This demand mixed with the limited or inelastic supply results in general property price appre...

Buying Property in Bern

Buying Property in Bern

13 Oct 2016

Buying property in Bern is fun and exciting for a wide variety of reasons.  In this article we’ll talk about why home shoppers should seriously consider buying property in Bern. Land and Property Diversity Bern is a bustling city with over 130,000 residents living within its borders.&nb...

Renting Property in Bern

Renting Property in Bern

13 Oct 2016

Renting property in Bern comes with many advantages.  In this article we’ll tell you all about the advantages of living in Bern so that you can decide for yourself whether or not renting property in Bern is for you. Quality of Life When people talk about living in Bern, the first topic ...

Why Zug is Popular with Expats

Why Zug is Popular with Expats

26 Apr 2016

Zug, which is one of the smallest cantons in Switzerland has become one of the most popular destinations among expats to settle down. The record low tax rates, high living standards and political stability have played a major role behind this. Zug has the largest expat community in Switzerland, with...

Buying Property in Ticino

Buying Property in Ticino

26 Apr 2016

Buying property in Ticino can be a wonderful experience.  This being said, don’t expect Ticino Switzerland to be anything like Zurich or Geneva.  Here are some quick facts about life in Ticino. The Location and The Language Ticino is about as far south as you can go before landing...

Renting Property in Ticino

Renting Property in Ticino

24 Apr 2016

Renting Property in Ticino opens up a wide range of possibilities.  The canton of Ticino consists of eight different regions to include: Bellinzona, Blenio, Leventina, Locarno, Lugano, Mendrisio, Riviera, and Vallemaggia. These regions all have a more Mediterranean feel when compared to the...

Renting Property in Basel

Renting Property in Basel

24 Apr 2016

Renting Property in Basel Switzerland has many benefits.  In this article we’ll go over who should think about renting property in Basel as well as why they should think about doing it. 5 Types of People Who Should Consider Living in Basel 1.  People looking for all of the benefits...

Buying Property in Basel

Buying Property in Basel

24 Apr 2016

Buying property in Basel Switzerland has many advantages.  In this article we’ll go over the reasons why someone might be interested in buying property in Basel.  We’ll talk about what Basel Switzerland has to offer and how to take advantage of it. 7 Reasons for Buying Propert...

Renting Property in Zurich

Renting Property in Zurich

07 Apr 2016

If you’re thinking about renting property in Zurich, you have a wide range of options to choose from.  You can live along the lake, the river, the city, the suburbs, or in a countryside setting.  Life in Zurich will be different depending on where you choose to live, so it’s im...

Buying Property in Zurich

Buying Property in Zurich

07 Apr 2016

Buying property in Zurich requires a little more research than buying property in other parts of Switzerland.  Zurich has so much to offer, which can make it very difficult to decide on a place and a property to purchase. In this article we’ll talk about buying property in Zurich.  ...

Buying Property in Geneva

Buying Property in Geneva

06 Apr 2016

Buying property in Geneva requires patience and flexibility, but for the right buyer it can be more than worth it.  The city of Geneva itself is small and mountainous which means there really isn’t a lot of Geneva property for sale at any given time. Additionally, Geneva Switzerland is o...

Arriving In Switzerland as an Expat

Arriving In Switzerland as an Expat

06 Apr 2016

So, you’ve taken the plunge and decided to move to Switzerland. Or perhaps you are thinking about moving to Switzerland for work, or to enjoy the high quality of life. Well, there are some things you should know about living in Switzerland, whether it be Zurich, Geneva or Lugano. Recycling ...

Moving to Switzerland

Moving to Switzerland

06 Apr 2016

Switzerland is regularly considered to have the highest quality of life of any country, and is frequently voted the happiest place to live. The combination of a stable economy and political system, alongside the high social benefits make Switzerland a popular country for expats looking for work or t...

Renting Property in Geneva

Renting Property in Geneva

06 Apr 2016

Renting property in Geneva can be tough.  In fact, the only thing more difficult than renting property in Geneva is buying property in Geneva.  The reason for this is that Geneva, Switzerland is one of the most sought after places to live in the world.  Vacancies in Geneva are scarce ...