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Luxury apartments go unsold in Zurich West

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|February 15, 2013 The market for luxury apartments in Zurich is saturated, says one development company that is changing its focus to lower-priced properties because many of its upscale homes are failing to find buyers. A … Continue reading

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Switzerland delays holiday home restrictions

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local, Switzerland|August 23, 2012 The federal government has decided to delay by four months the implementation of a law to limit the construction of holiday homes in Switzerland. The legislation, which aims to ban new secondary residences … Continue reading

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Swiss homeowners face tighter mortgage rules

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by Malcolm Curtis | swissinfo.ch | February 3, 2012 Mortgage rates have never been so low in Switzerland but the days of easy money may be numbered. Despite a tepid economy, the rock-bottom rates continue to pump Swiss property prices higher, … Continue reading

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Easing the lofty expenses faced by tenants

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by Malcolm Curtis  | swissinfo.ch | December 21, 2011 The high cost of renting accommodation or business premises in Switzerland is made even more onerous by the hefty damage deposits required. Avoiding such daunting payments up front is possible through a … Continue reading

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Swiss real estate market bucks economic slowdown

by Malcolm Curtis Swisster.ch | January 20, 2010 | 09:13 Despite the economic slowdown and a rising unemployment rate, real estate prices in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva and Zurich areas remain red hot. For evidence, look no further than the canton of … Continue reading

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