Are You Looking For Removals Companies Covering Zurich
If you are looking for removals to Zurich, White & Company should be your first choice. When moving to a new country it is essential to appoint a removals specialist that you can really trust.
White & Company are BAR, FIDI & OMNI registered which means they meets the highest standards within the removals industry. All removal staff are fully trained, experienced and work to the highest professional standards. With over 145 years of experience, White & Company offer a full removal and storage solution for anyone moving to another country.
White & Company Removals, Shipping & Storage
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Finding Removals Zurich: An overview
Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich. Switzerland is home to four national languages. Depending on the area of the country, the predominant language spoken will be either Swiss German, French, Italian or Romansch
It is said that Zurich is one of the finest cities in the world to live. Many Brits have gone through the emigration process and now call it home. It is also known as the “banking capital”, home to the largest stock exchange in the world. However, there is a lot more to this beautiful city than banking & commerce.
The infrastructure is second to none. Public transport is clean, fast and safe but expensive. Trains are not very often delayed, so getting around the Zurich itself and outlying areas is easy. People do drive cars in the city, but because of the excellent transport available there really is no need to own a car.
There is plenty to do with your leisure time too. It has a rich culture due to the many nationalities who live here. Museums, churches, restaurants, cafes and bars are on every corner. Further out of town you can climb Mount Titlis or take the train and discover the beautiful Jungfraujoch, a real Alpine adventure. Join a “city highlights” tour and ensure you don’t miss a thing.
Property Prices & Finding Removals Zurich
Currently the average cost of property in Zurich per square metre is CHF 11,260 (€10,472).
To buy an apartment in the city centre you are looking at CHF 13,735.29 (£10,465) per square metre which drops to CHF 8,871 (£6,579) outside of the city.
To rent a 1 bedroom apartment per month in the centre would cost approximately CHF 1,821.52 (£1,400). The same property outside the city is per month CHF 1,434.48 (£1,092). A 3 bedroom family home close to the centre of Zurich is CHF 3,453.85 (£2, 631) and outside the city CHF 2,434.56 (£1,854).
Property Information & Finding Removals Zurich
Buying your dream Swiss house can be harder in Switzerland’s highly regulated market but it is possible. Owning your own property in Switzerland is not the norm. Statistics say that 60% of residents rent rather than buy. Limited stock and high cost of homes means that good property is expensive and hard to find. If you choose to buy, you have to be an EU or EFTA national with a Swiss residence permit who resides in Switzerland; or hold a Swiss C Permit.
With such high figures involved, it is very important to hire the services of a local estate agent. An agent will be able to assist with the mortgage process and depending on your personal circumstances, where would be the best neighbourhood to suit you. Most agents speak English.
Here are a few agents in Zurich:
H & B Real Estate AG – http://www.genotec.ch/
Gribi Immobilien-Treuhand – https://www.gribi.com/de/home.html
KS Realtors & Estate Agents – https://www.realtor.com/realestateagents/Zurich_KS
Frank Knight – https://www.knightfrank.com/switzerland
Education & Removals Zurich
The is a huge range of schools and universities to choose from in Zurich. It is a well-known fact that there are some of the worlds best schools in the City. About 60,000 people study at the 20 universities, colleges and institutions of higher education in Zürich. If you want your child to attend an international school, which is the normal choice for expats, there is plenty of choice. However, most schools provide classes which are taught in English whilst mixing with children who speak, French, German and Italian assisting the transition into local culture.
Here are some schools in Zurich:
International School of Zurich – Primary School Campus - http://www.isparis.edu/
American School of Zurich – http://www.asparis.org/
Cours Molière – http://www.cours-moliere.com/
La Petite School Bilingue – http://petiteecolebilingue.free.fr/
International School of Zurich – http://www.isparis.edu/
The Victor Hugo School – http://www.eab.fr/
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – https://www.ethz.ch/en.html
University of Zürich – https://www.uzh.ch/en.html
Finding Removals Zurich – Overseas Mover of The Year
White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists in the 2017 competition.
If you are thinking of moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White & Company/foreign-exchange
Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.
White & Company have branches in the following locations:
White & Company provide specialist removal services to locations around Europe and all international destinations