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Community spirit: in Switzerland, community aid is booming

A few ‘soft’ factors have a huge impact on people’s living situations and quality of life, such as do the neighbours know each other? This year, the importance of community aid and voluntary work has drastically increased. When the coronavirus crisis erupted in March, thousands of people suddenly realised how much they value their neighbours. …

Dazzling decorating tips

Inside your very own four walls, you can give life to your unique personal style and do it all yourself. There are countless ways to decorate your home. We’ll give you a few tips to spruce up your space and turn it into a haven – and they work for any style, no matter if …

Spending the summer holidays at home – 10 tips and ideas

The summer holidays are just around the corner. However, everything is going to be slightly different this year – due to the current situation, we’ll be spending a lot more of our summer holidays at home. Sounds boring? Not if you ask us! We’ll show you how you can enjoy a summer holiday like no …

Which belongings am I allowed to leave in the stairwell?

Stairwells supposedly provide space for things that we’d rather not keep in our apartments, such as shoes, prams and bicycles. However, by law, these can only be left in the stairwell with the landlord’s consent. Glance into any stairwell and you’ll often find some wellies and trainers piled up, paper and cardboard ready to be …

Which municipality in the canton of Aargau suits me?

The canton of Aargau has a lot to offer – in addition to many family-friendly municipalities, it is also at the forefront in terms of cultural activities. Good transport links to Zurich and lower property prices make the canton very attractive. But what’s the best place to live in Aargau? We take a close look …

Live Remote viewings on homegate.ch

homegate.ch now offers the option of organising and carrying out live remote viewings in order to support property providers and prospective buyers and tenants in the current situation and beyond.   A recent survey of prospective buyers and tenants on homegate.ch clearly showed that demand for remote property viewings is high in the current situation. …

homegate.ch supports property providers and prospective buyers and tenants during the current crisis with live remote viewings

homegate.ch now offers the option of organising and carrying out live remote viewings in order to support property providers and prospective buyers and tenants in the current situation and beyond.   A recent survey of prospective buyers and tenants on homegate.ch clearly showed that demand for remote property viewings is high in the current situation. …

Is it better to live alone or with someone else?

Prefer to be the one in full control of the TV remote? Like leaving your dirty socks lying around and eating dinner on the couch? Or would you rather have someone there waiting for you when you get home? The debate over whether to live alone or with someone else is never ending. We’ve compiled …