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  1. CS - Real Estate Monitor Switzerland, Q4 2016

    Real Estate Monitor Switzerland, Q2 2017

    Everything has its limits. Both owners and tenants of residential properties are facing an unfamiliar phenomenon: the long era of rising housing prices and rent prices appears to be over. We expect prices to stagnate over the coming quarters, with growth rates for single-family dwellings edging ahead of those for condominiums. To find out why, read our Real Estate Monitor for the second quarter.

  2. Interest rates Credit Suisse

    The Power of Interest Rates

    How are interest rates actually measured and where does their momentum come from? Anyone who understands the links will find it easier to assess mortgage interest rates and their development.

  3. Credit Suisse advises you on repayment.

    Which Method of Repayment Is Right for You? 

    No matter what your age, when it comes to paying back your mortgage (amortization), you still need to consider your future. Circumstances may change in your life, but your retirement pension will remain as important as ever. So why not discuss the advantages and disadvantages of direct and indirect repayment with our experts?  

  4. 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.

  5. Between two homes  - Two Mortgages. Advice from CS.

    Between Two Homes: Complex Transitional Financing

    If you own your own home, you could be confronted at any time by events that turn into complex financing problems. Cases in point are the purchase of a new home, or the separation of married couples with a joint mortgage. Risk protection is valuable in these instances. However, frequently even this is of no help. The financial barriers often seem insurmountable, as the following example shows. 

  6. When you inherit real estate, you need good advice.

    When Inheriting Real Estate Becomes a Challenge

    Inheriting real estate is not always a blessing. It can also overwhelm the heir, as seen in the following situation.

  7. Renovating and Upgrading: Considerations for Planning Work on Your Home

    Renovating and Upgrading: Considerations for Planning Work on Your Home

    Renovations are the latest thing among homeowners. To make your renovation project a success, a lot of questions need to be answered and decisions made in advance. The main questions you need to ask are: "What do I want to upgrade, how much will it cost, and how am I going to pay for it?" Architects and builder-owner advisors can assist with planning, and real estate appraisers can help determine the property's value after the renovation.

  8. CS - Real Estate Monitor Switzerland, Q4 2016

    Real Estate Monitor Switzerland, Q4 2016

    The Brexit vote last June and the recent upset in the US presidential election have showed once again that political events can shape not only exchange rates and interest-rate levels but also the Swiss real estate market. In contrast to the political arena, the real estate markets appear to have little potential to surprise next year. Rather, the current trends should stay on track. Respectable returns in the real estate market will continue to attract investors in 2017, encouraging ongoing output of floor space.  

  9. How to Make the Dream of Home Ownership Come True

    Anyone wishing to buy an apartment or house needs to meet the equity and affordability criteria. Credit Suisse is at your side with a network of regionally anchored mortgage experts to review the feasibility and individual financing for you.

  10. How to Get a Mortgage?

    Once you decide to buy your own property, it is vital to understand how a mortgage works, how much savings you need to bring to the table and what is really affordable for you. These short movies are designed to give you a good overview.