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What to bear in mind when buying a condominium

30.03.2021| 3 minutes
Do you dream of soon owning your own apartment or have you already moved into your condominium? Here, you will find everything you need to know about condo ownership.
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Real estate market: How the coronavirus is shaping trends in 2021

30.03.2021| 3 minutes
Private homes, office space and retail space – the corona pandemic is impacting the real estate market. According to experts, the growing acceptance and popularity of working from home is likely to have a major impact on residential and enterprise locations. This article explains how this could affect real estate prices in the medium term and what you need to know if you are looking to buy real estate in 2021.
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The bidding process: buy your dream home at auction

28.01.2021| 2 minutes
More and more houses are changing hands via the bidding process. In this process, several competing prospective buyers submit bids for a property. We explain how the process works and what you should pay attention to.
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Home ownership: points for cohabiting couples to observe

28.01.2021| 2 minutes
No marriage certificate, but joint home ownership: when couples in Switzerland plan their future together, they should settle all the important financial and legal aspects of their future cohabitation before buying real estate – so that they can look to the future with peace of mind. We explain what needs to be considered.
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Tax deductions for your home: smart savings

19.01.2021| 3 minutes
With good preparation and proper knowledge, homeowners can save money on their tax returns – we provide an overview in this article.
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The 5 most important factors for a property search

13.01.2021| 5 minutes
Anyone who not only dreams of owning their own home, but actually wants to put their project into practice, should keep a cool head despite all the anticipation. Here we explain what you need to consider before you take action.
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The dream of home ownership: 5 key questions & answers

17.12.2020| 2 minutes
Purchasing property – whether a single-family house or an apartment – is a project that involves many decisions and substantial investments. With so many unanswered questions, you can soon become disheartened. As an initial guide, we summarize the most important frequently asked questions and answers in this article.
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Mortgages 2021: what is the outlook?

17.12.2020| 2 minutes
Interest rate changes, a real estate bubble, SARON mortgages: what will the year hold for homeowners and anyone who wants to become one?
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Taking out a mortgage: a step-by-step guide

09.12.2020| 2 minutes
Anyone who wants to realize their dream of buying their own home is almost always dependent on a mortgage from a bank. Only part of the purchase price is usually paid by the buyers themselves, while the bank contributes the largest proportion. We explain step by step how to take out a mortgage.
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Mortgage terms: how long should I commit myself for?

09.12.2020| 2 minutes
When looking for a suitable mortgage, you shouldn’t only pay attention to the interest rate. The term is equally as important. It determines how long you are bound by a contract. When making your choice, it’s important to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages – we explain the most important ones here.
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Mortgage liens – the foundation of real estate financing

30.10.2020| 2 minutes
Many homebuyers need to borrow to finance their home. As a rule, the bank requires a deposit in return for help with financing. The corresponding modalities are governed by the mortgage lien. Here we explain the main terms in connection with mortgage liens.
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Affordability calculation: how much money do you need to purchase your own home?

15.09.2020| 5 Minutes
Many different factors play a role in financing a home: income and savings, financial planning, but also your own particular situation in life. Both the financing provider and the client have an interest in carrying out the affordability calculation on a solid basis.
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Land register: ordering extracts and viewing entries

17.07.2020| 3 minutes
Anyone who wants to buy a property or already owns one will inevitably encounter the land register – because this is where the legal situation of a property is recorded.
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Mortgage interest rates: what should you take into account?

22.06.2020| 3 minutes
Mortgage interest is the biggest cost factor in a homeowner’s budget. But what are current and future interest rate trends like? Basic knowledge of the market will help you make the right choice.
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Amortization: pay off a mortgage or keep it?

22.06.2020| 5 minutes
Mortgage interest rates are favorable at the moment. In the current situation, does it make sense to amortize a mortgage “in advance”? We explain the most important criteria for opting for the voluntary amortization of a mortgage.
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