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  1. extending-your-mortgage-everything-you-need-to-know-about-follow-up-financing

    Extending your mortgage. Adjusting the financing of real estate to new needs

    If you extend your mortgage, the focus should be on your needs. Perhaps you would like to simultaneously increase or repay the mortgage? Find out what you should take into consideration when extending your mortgage.

  2. Digitalization: Analyzing demand for real estate

    How digitalization is decoding demand for real estate

    Digitalization is making it possible to gather and evaluate key information more easily, thus enabling demand for real estate to be analyzed better. The 2021 Credit Suisse real estate study shows which trends in the housing market are emerging from this.

  3. Working from home boosts appeal of owner-occupied homes on urban periphery.

    During the COVID-19 crisis, people realized the importance of owning their own home. Demand for residential property on the urban periphery – where real estate prices are lower – is being boosted by the increase in remote working. Homeowners are therefore willing to accept a longer commute in return for an affordable home of their own. 

  4. Real estate market: Facts from the real estate study and Real Estate Monitor

    Swiss real estate market: Current facts

    The quarterly Real Estate Monitor and the annual real estate study from Credit Suisse provide a comprehensive look at the Swiss real estate market. The publications focus on the long-term development of supply and demand for real estate in Switzerland.

  5. Imputed affordability is becoming an ever-greater hurdle for home ownership.

    Financing residential property is becoming increasingly difficult in Switzerland. As a result of rising prices on the Swiss real estate market, the affordability of mortgages is becoming a challenge for many households. When it comes to making the dream of owning your own home a reality in spite of this obstacle, higher equity can help.

  6. Swiss real estate market in 2021: Demand for residential property higher than ever

    COVID-19 has not slowed demand for residential property. Quite the opposite, in fact: People’s desire to own their own home reached a new high in the course of last year. But preferences are changing as a result of the coronavirus crisis and the increasing importance of working from home. The impact on the Swiss real estate market is explained in the 2021 Credit Suisse real estate study.

  7. Renovation work helps a home to retain its value

    How homeowners can ensure that their property retains its value

    A property declines in value with every passing year. To prevent this, homeowners need to actively maintain their property. But what should you do? We look at how value retention works and what financing options are available.

  8. Where to buy a home. Here's how to find the right location for your property.

    Where should your owner-occupied home be situated? Here's how to find the right location for your property. 

    When choosing your future residential property, it's essential to not only think about the property itself, but also its location. Properties in attractive residential locations come at a price, which makes it even more important to be completely clear about your own needs and preferences. 

  9. Buying building land: Finding building parcels and purchasing a plot

    Buying building land. How to find the right parcel. 

    In the right place at the right time. This is essential if you want to buy building land. In our interview, Reiner Graf, a sales advisor with the Swiss general contractor Marty Häuser AG, explains how to find building parcels despite a lack of supply – and how builder-owners should proceed when buying a plot. 

  10. Upgrade your heating while protecting the environment and your wallet

    Upgrade your heating system. Protect the environment and your wallet.

    Renovating your heating system pays off in many ways, from lower heating bills to a lower environmental impact of your property. But replacing your heating system costs a great deal of time and money. Read here about the right way to update your heating system, step by step.