Switzerland is not the expensive place that popular image displays, it has long been regarded as the unobtainable and only for the super rich. That is all changing, Switzerland has already modified its employment laws and its property ownership laws, making it easier to work here and buy a property if you are a non-resident.
Switzerland is a beautiful country with one of the highest standards of living in the world. Alpine/ski resort property is now great value for money, and the low taxes and almost zero inheritance tax is something that few other countries can beat. All In all it is the perfect place for a second property as a long-term investment.