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Housing & Rentals

It’s always difficult finding a nice place where you want to live. Germany is in that case no exception. Especially in large cities getting the right accommodation can be hard and takes time. In our guide you can read everything about room and flat rental, for buying an apartment or villa by the sea. For available property and people looking to share flats check out the advertisement.

A Glossary For German Rental Ads

Looking for a flat in a new country can be tricky. Especially if the listings are full of terms and abbreviations you have never...

Planning To Rent In Germany? Here Is A Complete Guide

There is no hard task, like moving to a new place. The whole process is usually both exhausting and challenging, especially if it is...
Mortgage in Germany

Buying A Property in Germany: Mortgages Explained

Any expatriate looking to purchase a property in Germany will be glad to know that there are no restrictions on property ownership. However, there...
Investing in Property in Germany

A Beginners Guide to Investing in Property in Germany

Purchasing property is one of the most important, exciting and beneficial investments a person can make, and the current situation in Germany, where the...

Buying Property in Germany as a Foreigner

Buying property in Germany as a foreigner, can be an incredibly exciting time but there can also be a lot of stress involved. Purchasing...
start Renting a Flat in Germany

6 Types of Documents required to start Renting a Flat in Germany

In Germany, the renting process for flats and apartments can get quite challenging for expats, especially if you do not know the native language...
Purchasing a Property in Germany

The Costs When Purchasing a Property in Germany

Standard Taxes We should first appreciate that a transfer tax of between 3.5 and 5 per cent of the total property price needs to be...
Rental market in Germany

Rental market in Germany

Germany’s rental market can be tight and the lack of vacancies raises the cost of rental units in the larger cities. The effect of...
German housing rental market

Finding your way around the German housing rental market

Navigating around the market for housing rental Germany When you are looking for property to rent in Germany a good place to begin is in...
Financing a property

Financing a property

German loan agreement and housing loans To buy a property you will probably need funding. Financing can be a problem if you don’t fit certain...
German property market

The German property market

House prices and statistics The statistics of Private owners is those make up about 40% of the market and are around 6% each social housing...
property in Germany

Finding a property in Germany

Where and what to look for To find your dream home is a difficult project, Germany is no exception in that case. This item will...
rental market

The rental market

Is it hard to find accommodation? Rental accommodation is still the most common form of housing in Germany, even though the government constant efforts to...
accommodation in Germany

Searching for accommodation in Germany

Introduction In Germany finding reasonably priced accommodation to rent can be difficult. Also depending on the area you are looking in. This part gives you...