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Estimating the Value of Swiss Residential Real Estate


  • Martin E. Hoesli
  • Brahim Gacem
  • André R. Bender


The purpose of this paper is to estimate the value of Swiss residential real estate wealth using two alternative methods: the perpetual inventory method and the income capitalization method. We also use the insured value of all residential buildings and the amount of mortgages in order to substantiate our value estimate. On the basis of this estimate, we then examine the size of the overall Swiss investable wealth.

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  • Martin E. Hoesli & Brahim Gacem & André R. Bender, 1993. "Estimating the Value of Swiss Residential Real Estate," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 129(IV), pages 673-687, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ses:arsjes:1993-iv-5

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