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Renting a property in Switzerland

Renting a Swiss property


Competition to rent Swiss houses is fierce, and it can be hard to find a decent property in Switzerland. Read about the quirks of renting a Swiss house.

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The first thing new expatriates do is look for a home. Global expat forum Expatica wants to find out who makes up this vast network of expats looking for a house to improve current housing services for internationals. Help us help you by filling out our survey and enter a draw for an Amazon voucher!

Buying a Swiss house

Buying a Swiss property


If you're planning on living in Switzerland, buying your dream Swiss house can be harder in Switzerland's highly regulated market but it's definitely possible.

Mortgages in Switzerland

Your guide to Swiss mortgages


Learn about the quirks of the Swiss mortgage system to ease the process of getting a mortgage in Switzerland.

Living in Switzerland: Where to live in Switzerland

Living in Switzerland: Best cities in Switzerland for expats

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Looking where to live in Switzerland as an expat? Here's a guide to the best cities in Switzerland for expats.

Private homes for busy people: Temporary and furnished apartments


UMS Temporary Housing, the Swiss pioneer in matters of subleasing provides tips and tricks. [Contributed by UMS Ltd]

Finding a family home in Zurich


Rental expert Karen Schoendorf offers tips to optimise your house searching in Zurich to help get the Swiss house that best suits your family's needs.

Top tips for buying property abroad

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad


Reduce the risk of legal pitfalls and bad property investments with this guide to buying property abroad.

Relocation in Switzerland

10 things to do before moving out of a Swiss apartment


Here are some practical tips for moving out of your apartment in Switzerland, from terminating your lease to forwarding your post.

Living in Basel

City guide: Living in Basel


Moving to Basel? Here's an introduction to help you explore shopping, nightlife, art and food in Basel, Switzerland.

Moving to Geneva, Vaud

Where to live in Geneva, Vaud and neighbouring France areas

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From the ultimate guide for English-speakers in the Geneva area, 'Know-it-all passport' shares tips on where to live in Geneva, Vaud and neighbouring areas in France.

How to invest in property

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad


If you want to buy property abroad, read these 10 common mistakes made by real estate investors to avoid making similar costly mistakes.

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