The fundamentals of purchasing real estate
First consider your wishes and expectations
The first point to decide on is whether a free-standing house, a row house or a condominium matches your needs and financial situation best. Equally important are the property's location and setting. Every decision you make raises or lowers your costs and has financial consequences well into the future.
Our checklist entitled "My home" can help you proceed with concrete planning. It offers you a good basis for negotiations with your construction/contract partners. If you are building a free-standing single home using an architect, it is recommended that, on the basis of our checklist, you draw up in writing an agreed-upon set of job specifications for the design, planning and construction of your home. You can also find our checklist at
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