Tips on Buying Property in the Swiss Alps

Restrictions on foreign ownership of property

Restrictions on foreign ownership of Property Switzerland has a number of restrictions on foreigners buying property.  However you are not subject to these restrictions if you are a: Swiss citizen, including someone with double nationality. National of a country...

Tips on buying property in the Swiss Alps

As someone new to the region it’s easy to overlook important points when buying an apartment or chalet. To get started, we suggest you read the guide published by the Swiss Confederation on owning property in Switzerland.  This provides a comprehensive overview...

What to look for when choosing an area

When purchasing a property, the area you choose will depend on your interests and tastes.  Here are some points to keep in mind: Will you be using your property as a primary or secondary residence? Does the area provide sporting activities all year round? Do you have...

Interviews

Interview with Philippa Sedgwick

Leopolda Real Estate – Interview with Philippa Sedgwick of Philippa Design GG.  I’m here with Pippa Sedgwick who runs Philippa Design.  Philippa, can you tell me a bit about your business? PS.  My business is called Phillipa Design and I make bespoke, hand made...

Interview with David Maude-Roxby

About David Maude-Roxby David Montalto, the name he now goes by, works between his studios in Switzerland, Italy and England. He has exhibited his work internationally and has pieces in some of the most admired public and private collections around the world. These...

Interview with Leopoldine Serra di Cassano

Why I love living in the Swiss Alps My city friends often ask me what it’s like to live in the Swiss Alps all year round.  They worry that I may feel isolated or bored.  In fact, I’ve been asked this question so often, that I decided to make a list of the  things I...