Birds are chirping, the first flowers are blooming, the scent of lilacs is in the air. Now you should prepare your garden or balcony for summer.
Buying a home is complex. We explain the buying process and present our smart tools that support and relieve you.
Is your garden too big to keep it in good shape yourself, or don't you have the time? We have compiled how much a gardener might cost.
Disputes between neighbors often arise at the property boundary. For example, because a neighbor plants his hedges too close to the neighbor's ridges.
Dreaming of a vacation home on the lake or in the mountains? We explain how you can get a mortgage despite the stricter guidelines for properties.
A new floor covering changes the character of rooms. How much does the material and the work cost - and why is it worth hiring professionals?
The birds are chirping, the spring sun is warming, everywhere it blossoms, greens and sprouts - high time to get your garden or balcony ready for spri
With a new balcony you increase your living space and improve your quality of life. We explain what you should pay attention to when adding a balcony.
The SNB has raised the key interest rate despite the financial crisis. What does that mean for mortgage rates? How will they develop by year's end?
Do you own an older home and want to improve energy efficiency with little effort? New windows have a savings potential of 5 to 10 percent.
In March, nature slowly but surely awakens from hibernation. Now it is time to prepare the garden and balcony for the summer half-year.
If you own a house that was built before the 1980s, a renovation may make sense. How much does a total renovation cost in Switzerland?
With good planning and a few tips and tricks, spring cleaning can be easy and fun. We show you how it's done.
Do you want to protect your car from theft and wind and weather? We have researched for you how much a new garage costs approximately.
Oil heating is a burden on the climate and, due to high oil prices and rising CO2 taxes, on the housing budget. Is it worth switching to a heat pump?
The days are slowly getting longer, the desire for gardening increases. In February you can prepare your garden and plants for spring.
Most people think it's spring. That may be true, but it doesn't have to be. We explain which factors determine the right time to sell.
Recently, some suppliers have started paying more for surplus solar power than the feed-in remuneration. What does this mean for photovoltaic owners?
In January there is less to do in the garden. Use the time and prepare your garden or balcony already for the approaching spring.
Fees and taxes are incurred when buying and selling residential property. We have listed what you should expect as a buyer or seller.
In 2022, the SNB raised its key interest rate three times. This has consequences for mortgage rates. How will they develop until the end of 2023?
With a new bathroom, you will massively upgrade an older house or apartment, increase living comfort and increase the sales value.
The SNB's key interest rate hike has slightly curbed demand for residential property. Nevertheless, only a few experts expect prices to fall.
Pension funds play a crucial role for house purchase. Read here what you need to bear in mind when making an advance withdrawal of the required equity
Selling an apartment or a house is a lot to do. We have summarized the most important steps from valuation to land register entry.
With a winter garden you gain additional living space, enjoy the sun even in winter, although it is cold outside, and extend the summer.
In December, there is more work in the garden than you might think. We explain how to prepare your garden and plants for the winter.
Do you want to transform your kitchen into a kitchen-living room, have the facade plastered or have a walkway laid in the garden? Ask a mason.
New construction and major remodeling or renovation projects are a case for a master builder who will plan, coordinate and supervise all the work for
We plant a tree in Romania for every new user who checks their sustainability potential with the energy, heating or solar calculator.
Winter can cause considerable damage to your home. With our tips, you will be ideally prepared for the first frosty night and the cold weather.
Smaller and larger power guzzlers are hidden in every household. With our energy-saving tips, you can reduce your energy consumption.
Overinsurance or underinsurance can be expensive. Because you pay too much premium or receive less money in the event of a claim. What can you do?
Do you want to sell or give your house or apartment to a child during your lifetime? We explain what you need to pay attention to in order to avoid di
In November, it's high time to prepare your garden and plants for the coming winter season. We explain step by step how.
Sweating regularly strengthens the immune system and relaxes. How much space and money do you need for a sauna at home - and how to sweat properly?
In the golden October, enjoy your garden and prepare all the plants for the winter. Read everything about October's gardening.
With its 2nd key interest rate hike this year, the SNB has ended the period of negative interest rates. How does this decision affect mortgage rates?
Is the carpet in the bedroom due for a makeover or does the parquet in the living room no longer match the furniture? It's time for a new floor.
A solar power system is ecologically and economically worthwhile. We have summarised the 7 steps from the initial idea to installation for you.
AHV and BVG cover 60% of the last income. With a pension plan, you fill the gap and can retire early.
You can harvest a lot in September and should slowly but surely prepare your garden for the cold season and the next spring.
Do you want to protect your car from wind and weather and scratch windows less often in winter? A carport is a reasonable alternative to a garage.
Most burglars lever open a balcony door, a window or a patio door with simple tools. How can you secure your home?
In hot August, the main thing is to provide all the plants with enough water. But there is more work to do in the garden and on the balcony.
In July you can harvest or enjoy many things that you planted and sowed in spring. But there is also a lot to do in July.
With the first increase in key interest rates in 15 years, mortgage rates in Switzerland are also rising. What effects does this have for homeowner?
Summers are getting longer and hotter. That's why more and more homeowners dream of a swimming pool in the garden. How much does a pool cost roughly?
Building is generally prohibited in Switzerland. That's why you need a permit. Even for small building projects like a garden shed or a wall.
Tomatoes from your own garden taste better. Thanks to urban gardening, it doesn't take much: a little space, sun, the right plants and water.
With a little paint, you can completely transform your home for little effort. We have compiled the costs for common painting jobs for you.
The range is huge: a simple kitchen costs a few thousand francs in a Swedish furniture store, a luxury kitchen more than a Tesla Model S.
The summer months are good for repairing damage or a roof renovation. Have the roof checked by a roofer now.
With Tesla entering the market, interest in solar tiles is increasing. What should you know before you have your house roof covered with solar tiles?
Old houses have charm, but also need a great renovation. The decision "renovation or new construction?" depends on rational and emotional factors.
Interest rates are still low, demand is still high. That's why prices continue to rise. Here's how you can still find a house or flat.
With a rain- and wind-protected terrace, a romantic pergola or a (partially) glazed balcony, you can spend more time outside.
Selling a property is very challenging. We explain the selling process and present our online tools that facilitate the sale of a house.
The Confederation has up to 50,000 refugees from Ukraine. The asylum centres only have space for a few thousand. How can we help?
A beautiful garden is a joy. But not everyone enjoys work in the garden. A Smart Gardening System keeps your garden in good shape with little effort.
With our new checklist, you can plan individual energy measures or complete renovations step by step and think of everything that is important.
With new windows, you save a lot of energy and thus money in the long run. We tell you what you should look out for and how to apply for subsidies.
Condominium owners pay their costs and part of the common costs. What happens if there is no meter for the heating costs in the house?
Replacing old windows is worthwhile in several ways. Among other things, because you save a lot of energy. What other reasons are there for replacing
Do you want to turn your kitchen into a living room and a family meeting place, or rather cook like a pro? We explain what you should consider.
Would you rather charge your e-car at home than at a public charging station? Our overview will help you choose an e-charging station.
Houses and apartements are advertised online today. With our tips and our smart Property Search, you'll find what you're looking for faster.
Overall, a household might consume about a third of its energy needs in the kitchen. This conceals a lot of electricity-saving potential
Many who dream of home ownership fail due to a lack of equity. Thanks to hire purchase, more people can afford a house or a flat.
In winter, the sun shines less often and for less time. However, with a few targeted measures, solar power production can be optimised.
When we heat, the air in many indoor spaces is too dry. This is detrimental to our health and well-being. What can you do about it?
When you sell your house or flat, you have to pay tax on the net profit. The amount is calculated differently from canton to canton.
Mistakes on construction sites can be expensive. Who is to blame, who is liable and how can you protect yourself from claims for damages or liability?
Ventilation is particularly important in winter. It regulates the relative humidity, prevents humidity damage and makes you feel at home.
Heat pumps are energy-efficient, resource-saving and environmentally friendly. With our tips, they are also quiet and don't disturb anyone.
Many houses, mainly older ones, lose a lot of heat because they are poorly or not insulated at all. How can you avoid this and save a lot of money?
When you sell your house or flat, you want as much money as possible for it. What can you do to optimise the selling price?
No floor covering lasts forever. Carpet lasts on average 10 to 15 years, parquet 25 to 50. What should you look for when replacing a floor covering?
If you want to sustainably reduce your energy consumption, you should take a closer look at your heating system.
Do you want to renovate your kitchen or bathroom? Natural stone like granite, limestone or quartzite combines design with function and sets accents.
The house purchase makes you think about many things. Especially if you buy it for the first time. With our checklist, you won't forget anything.
In July and August it often gets hot in the attic. Even if the roof is insulated. What can you do against late summer heat and thick air?
Not everyone feels at home in a condominium or a detached house. With our nine questions you can find out what suits you best.
Is it worth having the dishwasher or washing machine repaired? We explain when a repair makes more sense than replacing the appliance.
Do you want to create a garden patio or replace the flooring? Read our overview with many tips for balcony, garden and terrace.
After retirement, you have to manage with less income. That's why banks require you to pay off your 2nd mortgage by the time you retire.
Every 16 min there is a burglary in Switzerland. The more and the higher hurdles you put up, the more burglars will look for victims other than you.
There are many lawn mowers. From the simple reel lawn mower to the robotic mower and the powerful lawn tractor. Which model suits you?
When you buy an electrical appliance, one of the things you should compare is its energy efficiency. The new energy labels simplify the comparison.
Do you want to renovate your bathroom? We have put together what you should look out for and what you should know before you plan the renovation.
Do you want to buy a house? Then you should thoroughly check the substance and condition during the inspection. Our checklist will help you.
Trees give a lot to do. Especially when they are big or older. What can you do to enjoy the trees in your garden longer?
A power or battery storage device stores solar power that you do not use immediately and makes it available later. Does the investment pay off?
Houzy experts answer the questions of our users. Today Werner Metzger explains to Lea from Spreitenbach how she can make better use of her kitchen.
Neighbour or neighbourhood law regulates, among other things, how residential property owners may use their property and how neighbours should treat e
With a façade renovation, you protect your house and maintain its value in the long term. You also reduce electricity consumption and protect the envi
Humans need the sun. But too much of it is harmful. That's why we present the most common sun protection solutions for indoors and outdoors.
Beat has inherited a detached house that is more than 50 years old and wants to insulate the attic. Our energy expert Max answers his questions.
If you want to borrow to finance your home, you need at least 20 percent equity. What can you do if you don't have that much money?