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Open your home to people fleeing Ukraine

Open your home to people fleeing Ukraine

Do you have a spare room or bed free for a short time? As a real estate platform, we want to help people fleeing Ukraine find temporary accommodations. To help you sign up straight away, we’ve put together a list of providers for you.

What Switzerland costs 2021

What Switzerland costs 2021

How much living space can you rent or buy for your money in Switzerland right now? And can you save money by hopping over to a different canton? New data analysis carried out by ImmoScout24 and Homegate answers these questions and more when it comes to the Swiss property market.

Interview with Nina Zanetti-Martin

Interview with Nina Zanetti-Martin

The Homegate customer service team takes care of all enquiries that come in via the hotline or the contact form. Nina Zanetti-Martin manages the customer service team and with them, delivers top performances on a daily basis, ensuring speedy solutions and satisfied customers. She tells us about her biggest challenges and explains what qualities are essential for working in customer service.

Switzerland is on the move: nearly 20% of the population has moved in the last 18 months

Switzerland is on the move: nearly 20% of the population has moved in the last 18 months

Roughly one-fifth of the Swiss population has moved in the last 18 months. The main reasons for moving are moving in with a partner, professional reasons or being unhappy with their current home.

Interview mit Dominic Speckert

Interview mit Dominic Speckert

Das Sales-Team von Homegate kümmert sich um die Akquisition und Betreuung der Firmenkunden. An vorderster Front dabei ist Dominic Speckert, Account Manager. Dominic erklärt, wie der Tagesablauf eines Account Managers bei Homegate aussieht, was sich durch die Coronakrise verändert hat, und teilt zudem einige wertvolle Tipps zur Immobilienvermarktung.

Different sizes, same price: how far your budget can stretch in different parts of Switzerland

Different sizes, same price: how far your budget can stretch in different parts of Switzerland

In Switzerland, real estate prices can vary dramatically, for properties for rent and for sale alike. The same amount of money will get you a 4.5-room apartment in some cantons and just 1.5 rooms in others. Our analysis shows how much prices can vary.

Anniversary contest: We pay your rent for 3 months

Anniversary contest: We pay your rent for 3 months

We’re looking for the best stories of how Homegate has changed users’ lives. Post your story now and win!

Interview with Markus Stutz and Emin Filip

Interview with Markus Stutz and Emin Filip

On the occasion of Homegate’s 20th anniversary, we interviewed Markus Stutz, one of our longest-serving employees and Emin Filip, one of our newest arrivals.

Interview with Janina Hopfer

Interview with Janina Hopfer

Homegate’s rebranding was an important milestone in its history. Janina Hopfer, Homegate’s Chief Marketing Officer, talks about the meaning of the rebranding, the motivation for it and what’s coming next.

Rebranding for our anniversary

Rebranding for our anniversary

As of now, Homegate has a whole new look: even after 20 years, we still feel young and dynamic, so for our anniversary we’ve given ourselves a fresh lick of paint.

Beware: fake ad fraud

Beware: fake ad fraud

Attempted fraud on property portals has been on the rise recently. Scammers try to trap trusting house-hunters with appealing ads for dream homes. These tips will help stop criminals in their tracks.