This analysis provides insight into the development of the residential real estate market in Switzerland during 2020, the year of the pandemic.
The following data include information on sales and rental prices for residential flats:
Sales price index: 2019 vs. 2020
The sales prices for flats rose in both 2019 and 2020. In urban areas and in agglomerations, the rise in prices was about equal. In rural areas, however, the rise in prices was sharper starting in Q2 2020 than in the previous year.
The following chart clearly shows the difference in the sales prices of flats: