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Old 12.05.2008, 16:17
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Re: House buying

I think you will be very lucky indeed to find a house for 550k, unless you are happy to live somewhere out in the sticks, and even then you'll be lucky to get something half decent.
Stamp duty - I think it depends on which Kanton,but in my case in SZ it was 1% of the house value.
Mortgage establishment fees - you can do this for zero if you choose certain deals. Other deals may cost you a few hundred francs.
Capital gains -again, I think it depends on Kanton and Gemeinde where the house is, but generally the longer you keep the house, the more discount you get on the stamp duty. Be prepared to keep the house for a few years!
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