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I'm looking to rent a relatively cheap (preferably furnished) flat in any part of Switzerland for a minimum period of six months. Can anyone recommend any area where I might find such a flat?
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Old 29.09.2011, 17:54
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Re: relatively cheap accommodation

Relatively cheap and any, any part of Switzerland?

Couldn't you be a teeny weeny bit more specific?
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It's very cheap in Glarnerland - even cheaper if you want to live between the jaws of the vice in Netstal.

We pay quite a lot less than 2000 CHF a month for 5.5 recently renovated rooms with a magnificent view of the mountains, an open fire (in addition to central heating), a fancy kitchen and a decent sized balcony. We're also very close to a railway station, have three supermarkets within a five minute walk and a kebab house which is open 364 days of the year.

Does that sound like your cup of tea?
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Relatively cheap and any, any part of Switzerland?

Couldn't you be a teeny weeny bit more specific?
no, I think it is quite clear what I am looking for. What kind of specific details do you have in mind?
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Old 29.09.2011, 18:01
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It's very cheap in Glarnerland - even cheaper if you want to live between the jaws of the vice in Netstal.

We pay quite a lot less than 2000 CHF a month for 5.5 recently renovated rooms with a magnificent view of the mountains, an open fire (in addition to central heating), a fancy kitchen and a decent sized balcony. We're also very close to a railway station, have three supermarkets within a five minute walk and a kebab house which is open 364 days of the year.

Does that sound like your cup of tea?
yes, that sounds not bad at all but how do you mange that one day when you can't have a kebab?
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Re: relatively cheap accommodation

You are not from Dignitas, are you?
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yes, that sounds not bad at all but how do you mange that one day when you can't have a kebab?
I eat turkey, roast potatoes, brussels sprouts, parsnips and Christmas pudding like everyone else.
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Old 29.09.2011, 18:11
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what is dignitas?
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what is dignitas?
A cupful of dignity?
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what is dignitas?
The Swiss legalised euthanasia outfit.
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no, I'm nothing to do with that and what is the point of the question?
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no, I think it is quite clear what I am looking for. What kind of specific details do you have in mind?
How big and at what price. People will know if there area mght fit the bill if they know what you're aiming at

Dont know how easy furnished will be though
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How big and at what price. People will know if there area mght fit the bill if they know what you're aiming at

Dont know how easy furnished will be though
I want about 50 square meters for less than 900 CHF. really I am want to know what part of switzerland is considered cheap in terms of renting apartments.
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Re: relatively cheap accommodation

Pretty simple. Anywhere that does not have an easy daily commute to a large town/city will be cheap. Just use immo.search.ch, set your criteria and zoom in on all the little places in the middle of nowhere. Glarnerland is but one of them. 50sq.m 1-room for 900 is almost achievable in zurich (at a pinch), so you should have not too much trouble in more remote areas.
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Old 30.09.2011, 14:41
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Canton Jura, nice and handy for shopping in France,

http://www.immoscout24.ch/IS24Web/_V...40&wl=1&lng=de

http://www.immoscout24.ch/IS24Web/_V...48384&index=11
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I want about 50 square meters for less than 900 CHF. really I am want to know what part of switzerland is considered cheap in terms of renting apartments.
Canton NE is cheap, especially the northern part of the canton away from the lake. You should be able to get a furnished 2-room in La Chaux-de-Fonds or Le Locle for that price, always assuming one is available of course. A recent newspaper article mentioned something like 20% of apartments currently vacant in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
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Canton NE is cheap, especially the northern part of the canton away from the lake. You should be able to get a furnished 2-room in La Chaux-de-Fonds or Le Locle for that price, always assuming one is available of course. A recent newspaper article mentioned something like 20% of apartments currently vacant in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
Except that the taxes are high there. Better off in Fribourg near Neuchatel.
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Except that the taxes are high there. Better off in Fribourg near Neuchatel.
good idea, I will check that out. Didn't realise that parts of canton fribourg are near neuchatel
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yes, looks like a good option
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Stephen beat me to it. The other part of the Neuchatel Jura which is very reasonable is the Val-de-Travers- which is very close to the French border (buses to Pontarlier/FRance to go shopping).
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