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Old 02.01.2019, 09:05
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Re: Advisable to buy property in Zurich?

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This seems disadvantageous and in favor of banks - does this incentivize banks to keep interest rates low?
Just to point out one difference in social/economic mindset vis-a-vis the US:

Home ownership is not necessarily seen as a social good/social goal here as it is in the States where much of US economic policy is designed to encourage it. Rather, renting is the norm here, something like 70% of the population rent life long. In Switzerland home ownership is still the exception thus there is less political/economic will to create systems benefiting home owners.
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