Renting vs Buying

There are many reasons people rent an apartment as opposed to buying one, and also many reasons why people buy apartments after having rented for a while. Renting is perhaps the easier decision to make. You’ll certainly need somewhere to live, and though you may sign a rental agreement for perhaps an entire year, it’s not as […]

Leasing an Apartment in Germany – 2

With the constant growth experienced by Germany, it manages to keep up by providing its new professional residents with online access to rental properties.  Real estate portal sites allow for an easy guide based on individual or family needs in terms of location, size, price, and amenities.  Although there’s usually a fee incurred when using an […]

Find Furnished Housing in Germany – Top 6 Tips to Get an Apartment

Why is it such a nightmare to find furnished housing in Germany? This is a question that a lot of those who have come to live in Germany unprepared asks themselves. Truth be told, hunting for an apartment, more so those that fall into the category of furnished housing in Germany is a nightmarish affair […]

Rental Mistakes to Avoid – 2

Moving to another country is tricky enough, let alone the aggravation of finding an apartment at a fair price.  Rather than allowing yourself to be taken advantage of, remember a few key mistakes, and know how to avoid them: ●     Before signing a contract—Know the specifics from when rent is due to what your rental should look […]

How to find an apartment or room in Munich

Finding an apartment in Munich can be a tough task and a rather pricey one at that. However, provided you’ve made up your mind to move to Munich, or you’re currently living in the area and looking to relocate, there are many of tips and tricks that may have you securing an apartment just in time for […]

Frankfurt Home Laundry Solution

Moving to Frankfurt, Germany? Rather than buying a new set for a few months or having to endure the walk to the Laundromat every day, you can rent a high quality washer and dryer for a very reasonable monthly payment.    Furniture rental companies also offer leasing on televisions, microwaves, coffee makers, and other household […]

Buying a house or apartment in Germany

Why would you buy a house or apartment in Germany? Having been in Germany for quite some time and fallen in love with this beautiful country so much that you never want to leave, you may seriously consider buying a house. After all, if you are planning on spending the rest of your life or […]

Leasing and Apartment in Germany

With the constant growth experienced by Germany, it manages to keep up by providing its new professional residents with online access to rental properties.  Real estate portal sites allow for an easy guide based on individual or family needs in terms of location, size, price, and amenities.  Although there’s usually a fee incurred when using an […]

The Economy and Real Estate Market in Berlin

Berlin is a beautiful city. It is also quite trendy, quirky, and unique. Whether you were moved to Berlin by your employer or chose to move to this city, you should have a general understanding of the economy in your new hometown. When living in the city of Berlin, you will notice the trendy, artistic, and […]

Rental Agreements With German Landlords

Renting houses or apartments in Germany is vastly different from renting housing anywhere else. Some aspects of renting are controlled by the law and others are specific to the landlord. Be sure you hire an attorney, have legal insurance or join the renter’s association (Mietverein) to protect your interests. Most landlords require you to sign rental agreements and provide a deposit that can be as much […]

Housing In Germany

Having found a job or been assigned a job in German, you’re perhaps overjoyed at the new adventure you’ll be taking on. Once the excitement of the realization that you’ll be moving to Germany has settled in, there are a number of things you’ll have to start looking into. Housing, transportation, furnishing are just a […]

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Renting an Apartment in Germany

In Germany, renting an apartment is an entirely different thing than it is anywhere else. There are certain procedures which must be followed in order for you to protect yourself from costly mistakes. Here are a few helpful tips: • If your company is relocating you for work, they generally will pay the deposit on your rental apartment or provide a letter […]

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