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Renting a Swiss property

Renting a Swiss property

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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.

Buying a Swiss property

Buying a Swiss property

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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.

Your guide to Swiss mortgages

Your guide to Swiss mortgages

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

Living in Switzerland: The main Swiss cities

Living in Switzerland: The main Swiss cities

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Looking where to live in Switzerland? Explore our guide to popular expat locations in Switzerland, including Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lugano.

6 things you should know about a property before buying It

6 things you should know about a property before buying It

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You've decided you want to start a life overseas and now you're on the hunt for a new home. Follow these six tips and buy a property abroad the smart way. [Contributed by TorFX]

Let’s get organised!

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It's a new year and time for new resolutions. To improve your quality of life, the best thing you can do is get organised. [Contributed by Space of Mine]

Get a taste of luxurious living in the heart of Brussels at Citadines Saint...

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Surround yourself with art and history, and live with a mix of comfort and style in Belgium's cosmopolitan capital city of Brussels — stay at the Citadines Sainte-Catherine Brussels apart’hotel. [Contributed by Citadines]

Live with comfort and luxury on your long-term stay in Citadines Brussels

Live with comfort and luxury on your long-term stay in Citadines Brussels

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Planning a long-term stay in the heart of Belgium's cosmopolitan and historic capital? Choose the Citadines Toison d’Or Brussels apart’hotel and get five-star luxuries with the comfort of home living. [Contributed by Citadines]

Private homes for busy people: Temporary and furnished apartments

Private homes for busy people: Temporary and furnished apartments

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

Finding a family home in Zurich

Finding a family home in Zurich

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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 5 tips for buying a house abroad

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad

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

10 things to do before moving out of a Swiss apartment

10 things to do before moving out of a Swiss apartment

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

City guide: Living in Basel

City guide: Living in Basel

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

Where to live in Geneva, Vaud and neighbouring France areas

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.

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

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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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