Whether you are looking for a ski apartment in Valais or a summer chalet in Villars, we are sure we have Swiss property for sale that suits your requirements.
Property & Ski Property in Switzerland
Whether skiing, golfing, relaxing in the thermal spas, exercising or enjoying walks within exceptional natural surroundings , Switzerland offers something for everyone… The amount of plots available in Switzerland is limited, creating potential for solid future gains. And the considerable tax advantages as well as the strong currency and stable market puts Switzerland in an interesting position.
Although Switzerland is perceived to be expensive, property prices in most Swiss ski resorts are more reasonable than in the popular French resorts. With the increasing increased demand for dual season attractive resorts within a short distance from an airport, e.g. Geneva, More people are turning to Switzerland.
In Switzerland, a period of recession has ended; additionally, many of the measures restricting purchase and sales of real estate by foreigners have been recently lifted. Real estate prices are increasing markedly as a result. This means that your second home will bring an even better return on investment.
An investment in the solid Swiss Franc is one of the best imaginable. In addition, the favourable Swiss mortgage possibilities up to 80% with extremely low interest rates give you a highly competitive investment opportunity.
If you are looking for property or ski property in Switzerland then Erna Low Property can help you. Contact us today to see what we can do for you.
When looking for a bargain in the Swiss Alps, don't just look at the famous resorts - check out satellite villages such as Les Masses which are less well-known but still have access to the same great ski areas. These resorts will often have great value properties.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I buy if I am not a resident?
Non residents can buy vacation properties in touristic areas. European Union citizens who are Swiss residents can buy without restrictions. Other residents can buy one property for their own use. There's a special permission to be asked if you want to buy a piece of land larger than 3000 m2.
Can I get a mortgage?
Yes. Foreigners can get between 60% and 80% of the house price or bank-appraised value, whichever is lower.
What sort of fees are associated with buying real estate in Switzerland?
When you buy land, an apartment or a house there are moving duties and a land tax to be paid. These are usually payable by the buyer directly to the notary public. The amount varies from canton to canton but usually it is around 4%.
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