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  1. Abolition of imputed rental value: Abolishing imputed rental value is controversial

    Abolishing imputed rental value. When and how that might happen.

    Parliamentarians would like to abolish imputed rental value, but they are facing a lot of headwind. Find out when an abolition of imputed rental value can be expected at the earliest, how realistic a system change is, and what hurdles need to be overcome.

  2. 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.

  3. Owner-occupied property: Demand increasing again on housing market

    Just a brief shock: Rapid normalization expected for owner-occupied property market

    After a brief paralysis, the owner-occupied property market is likely to see a rapid normalization. The bottom line is that residential property remains attractive thanks to very low interest rates and low levels of construction activity. However, property owners will need to wait a while for a lasting recovery. 

  4. Real estate market: Housing sector likely to ensure stability

    Corona won't bring Swiss real estate market to its knees 

    The Swiss real estate market will not emerge from the corona crisis unscathed. Fears of an imminent crash are nevertheless unfounded. The housing sector in particular is likely to be a stable anchor in turbulent times. 

  5. Real estate market in 2020: High real estate prices leading to more commuters

    Swiss real estate market in 2020: High real estate prices leading to more commuters 

    High real estate prices in urban centers and their metro areas are causing many home buyers to take a close look at rural municipalities. This is illustrated by the 2020 Credit Suisse real estate study. Use our interactive map to find out which locations make for a sensible commute and what the supply of real estate looks like.

  6. Vacancy rate for apartments: fewer vacancies in owner-occupied segment

    Vacancy rate for owner-occupied housing falling for first time in a long while

    Vacancy rates in the Swiss housing market are continuing to grow – though not in all segments. While rental apartments often remain vacant, the owner-occupied segment shows a very different picture. There, the vacancy rate for apartments has fallen for the first time in years.

  7. 2019 real estate study with rent or buy calculator

    Swiss real estate market in 2019: Buying currently costs less than renting

    Buying a home is cheaper than renting in many places thanks to low mortgage interest rates, as illustrated by the 2019 Credit Suisse real estate study. Our calculator helps you determine whether renting or buying is cheaper for you.

  8. Vacancies: Vacancy rate is rising sharply again

    More vacant apartments than ever before – yet construction continues

    There are now more vacant apartments in Switzerland than ever before. Although these vacancies mainly affect rental apartments, the vacancy rate for owner-occupied property has likewise increased. This, however, is down to other factors.

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    Swiss Real Estate Market 2018: Upturn Coming Just at the Right Time

    The Swiss real estate market is benefiting from the economic recovery. While prices of owner-occupied residential property are rising again, the situation remains challenging in the rental apartments, office, and retail markets. This is illustrated by the Credit Suisse study on the real estate market in 2018.

  10. To buy or not to buy residential property? The trends in the real estate study by CS.

    Swiss Real Estate Market 2017

    In the 17th edition of the real estate market study, Credit Suisse real estate experts share their views of the Swiss real estate market, highlight the current trends, and predict developments in Switzerland’s most important real estate segments.