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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

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Fr.2'219.-- per month, excluding parking (!!) and excluding all heating/running costs and bills !!!! Therefore it could even be far more than Fr.2'500.-- per month at the end of the day (month!) !! That's simply bonkers !!
It is a debate, maybe because a few people thought you were rich!
Please plumtree, stop talking absolute **** on a regular basis. It's getting very tiring. Cheers.
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Old 14.11.2015, 09:07
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

I used to live on a main road, it drove me mental.
I used to live in Allschwil, under the flight path, again it was bad.
Can't relax on the terrace etc, no sleeping in.

Now I live in a relatively quiet street, and it's bliss.

If you're a light sleeper, you'll never get used to the noise.

Perhaps, take it, and be prepared to move again in 6 months, it's probably worth the effort/cost if you like it so much.
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Or, you can put down 35% from your 3a and be done with it.

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Sure, or you can pay 100% cash, what i said was absolute minimum, didn't mention any other ways of paying for the house !

The fact remains, without a minimum of 20% down payment, in whatever form it is very difficult, if not impossible due to FINMA rules to get a mortgage
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Please plumtree, stop talking absolute **** on a regular basis
Just voicing an opinion. This isn't forbidden.
Nor is helping you to try to save yourself some money, - that apartment is too expensive, you can find a less expensive one for sure enabling you to save money for a deposit on a nicer one sometime soon, - I don't see this decision as a 'quandary' in the least, I see it as pure logic!

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Just voicing an opinion. This isn't forbidden.
Nor is helping you to try t save some money, - that apartment is too expensive - I don't see this as a 'quandary'!
Words fail me if you actually genuinely believe actually are "saving me money" by giving opinions on things you know nothing about, namely my personal finances. Please, stop being so patently ridiculous.

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Old 14.11.2015, 15:02
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

The person running the ad on Homegate is going to wonder why there are so many hits !!!


(With homegate you can track the number of people who viewed your ad.)
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The person running the ad on Homegate is going to wonder why there are so many hits !!!


(With homegate you can track the number of people who viewed your ad.)
I might ask for a viewing.

DodgyKen's not going to be popular if someone else takes the place after seeing his posting on here.
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I might ask for a viewing.

DodgyKen's not going to be popular if someone else takes the place after seeing his posting on here.
Yeah, he was a bit of a douchebag for posting it and I'm sure he knows that somewhere in his stony little heart, but I am not going to apply as I think in the end it the train noise would really bother me.
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There are essentially no freight trains of regular note, only the S4 passenger train. Once or twice a year they run a steam locomotive as a historical thing.

My OH would be leaning out the window slathering in this instance
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My OH would be leaning out the window slathering in this instance
And here's the locomotive in question:
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

I always thought the rich in richdog was the 'dick' Rich as in Richard
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I always thought the rich in richdog was the 'dick' Rich as in Richard
Possibly the most poorly worded attempt at a put down I have ever seen. Must try harder.
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Possibly the most poorly worded attempt at a put down I have ever seen. Must try.
Fixed. Wasn't a put down
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Old 14.11.2015, 17:50
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

I live in adliswil, literally on the train track, give it a week and you don't notice the train noise anymore.
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Fixed. Wasn't a put down
Certainly sounded like it, but my apologies if not.

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I live in adliswil, literally on the train track, give it a week and you don't notice the train noise anymore.
I don't think I am willing to give it a shot, but glad you like it there!
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

Still available, though hardly surprising given the price and location! (Dammweg 6a, 8134 Adliswil) -
http://www.homegate.ch/affittare/105392522
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Re: Facing a quandary over a new apartment... it's next to train tracks... thoughts?

I lived at an apartment 10 meters from the train track in the past two years, and I barely notice it! Ok, I am the kind of person who does not mind noise in general, but even my bf who is more sensitive to noise, he get used to it after few time stay over, doesn't bother him that much anymore. And a good thing living near to the train track is you can hardly miss your train! Run out when you see it coming from your window and you might still able to catch it!
And I will take it without a second thought just because the house has a big roof terrace!
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I lived at an apartment 10 meters from the train track in the past two years, and I barely notice it! Ok, I am the kind of person who does not mind noise in general, but even my bf who is more sensitive to noise, he get used to it after few time stay over, doesn't bother him that much anymore. And a good thing living near to the train track is you can hardly miss your train! Run out when you see it coming from your window and you might still able to catch it!
And I will take it without a second thought just because the house has a big roof terrace!
Well if you really want to spend that much money per month on housing, then go for it!
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I lived at an apartment 10 meters from the train track in the past two years, and I barely notice it! Ok, I am the kind of person who does not mind noise in general, but even my bf who is more sensitive to noise, he get used to it after few time stay over, doesn't bother him that much anymore. And a good thing living near to the train track is you can hardly miss your train! Run out when you see it coming from your window and you might still able to catch it!
And I will take it without a second thought just because the house has a big roof terrace!
I live very close to the trains now, 200m away, close enough to walk zo a train in 2 mins, and that for me is as close as I think I would like! The thought of looking off of my terrace directly onto a train track doesn't get any more appealing the more I think about it.

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Well if you really want to spend that much money per month on housing, then go for it!
You really are absolutely, mind-numbingly relentless aren't you?
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You really are absolutely, mind-numbingly relentless aren't you?
It's a lot of money.
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