How clean does your home need to be when you move out?

Should the place be spick and span or do you just need to give it a good sweep? Which repairs do you need to do and what kind of worn items should you replace? Here’s an overview. As if moving house weren’t stressful enough, at some point the landlord will make their way over to …

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 …

How much noise should children be able to make?

As if your child screaming their head off at night wasn’t enough, now your neighbours are knocking on your door to complain. How much noise should people be expected to tolerate? Read on to find out. Children are allowed to do everything that comes with being a kid: stomping around, shouting, throwing things in the …

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 …

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 …

Guide to remote viewings on homegate.ch for business customers

In the current situation surrounding the coronavirus crisis, there is often uncertainty on how to handle property viewings. A recent survey of homegate.ch users clearly showed that demand for remote viewings is high in the current situation. Many users would feel uncomfortable doing an in-person viewing and would like the option of a remote viewing. …

Guide to remote viewings on homegate.ch for private clients

In the current situation surrounding the coronavirus crisis, there is often uncertainty on how to handle property viewings. A recent survey of homegate.ch users clearly showed that demand for remote viewings is high in the current situation. Many users would feel uncomfortable doing an in-person viewing and would like the option of a remote viewing. …