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Should I buy or rent a home in Basel?

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If you have not spent a lot of time in Basel, you should rent before even thinking about buying. We asked expats there about the buy vs. rent decision...

"Buying a home in Basel can be a great investment, as the city is known for its high quality of life and strong economy. However, it is important to consider the cost of living in Basel, as it is one of the most expensive cities in Switzerland. Renting a home in Basel can be a more affordable option, and it can also provide more flexibility if you are not sure how long you will be living in the city. Ultimately, the decision to buy or rent a home in Basel should be based on your individual needs and financial situation," commented one expat who made the move to Basel, Switzerland.

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William Russell's private medical insurance will cover you and your family wherever you may be. Whether you need primary care or complex surgery, you'll have access to the best hospitals & doctors available. Unlike some insurers, we also include medical evacuation and mental health cover in our plans (except SilverLite). Get a quote from our partner, William Russell.
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Should I buy or rent a home in Basel?

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