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Berlin, 18. August 2022

What is a land charge?

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What is a land charge?

Berlin, 18. August 2022

If you take out a loan to buy an apartment, you will inevitably come across this term: the land charge. Here we explain everything you need to know about it.

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The purchase of real estate and going to the notary

Berlin, 12. August 2022

If you want to buy real estate, there's no getting around going to a notary - in Germany, a sale only becomes legally binding once it has been notarized. Here we explain what you need to bear in mind.

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5 tips to help you when buying your first real estate property

Berlin, 12. May 2022

Buying your first property is usually a big and challenging step. That's why we have put together five initial tips that can spare you the occasional dilemma when it comes to buying your first real estate property.

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Have you already invested in real estate?

Berlin, 14. January 2022

Looking back at 2020, when the pandemic swept across Germany, and checking the subsequent developments in 2021, it is safe to say that homeownership has gained in value and esteem more than many other things.

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New Initiative Wants to Increase Housing Construction and Homeownership Rate

Berlin, 25. February 2021

It hardly qualifies as news anymore that Germany’s housing market has been unimpressed by the coronavirus crisis so far. Property prices have nowhere to go but up, and buying a condominium is a paying proposition.

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Location, infrastructure, yield, value development

Berlin, 03. August 2022

When buying real estate, four factors are of particular importance: location, infrastructure, yield and value development. Find out here what you need to consider in this context.

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The lease-purchase and how it works

Berlin, 13. April 2022

A lease-purchase is a real estate transaction in which tenants can buy the house or apartment they live in after a certain period of time. Learn here how this model works and what advantages and disadvantages it has.

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Property appraisals to become subject to standard rules across Germany in early 2022

Berlin, 09. September 2021

The re-enacted Real Estate Valuation Ordinance (ImmoWertVO) will enter into force in early 2022. The purpose of the legislative amendment is to establish uniform principles.

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Condominium Prices Set New Records Despite COVID-19

Berlin, 11. February 2021

Germany’s real estate market proved decidedly robust during the coronavirus crisis year of 2020. Selling prices for condominiums surged noticeably in 75 out of 81 major German cities last year...

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Five advantages of owning your own real estate

Berlin, 12. July 2022

Having your own apartment has many advantages. We present five decisive ones in our blog.

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Real estate as capital investment

Berlin, 16. March 2022

Investing in a freehold apartment offers many advantages. What to consider and when the purchase makes sense, will be explained here.

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Number of Planning Consents Hits Second-highest Level since Turn of the Millennium

Berlin, 08. April 2021

No one would deny that Germany suffers from pent-up demand for new-build housing construction, but at least as far as planning consents go, it is heading in the right direction, as the latest stats confirm...

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Conversion of Rental Flats into Condominiums Remains an Option

Berlin, 22. October 2020

The contentious condominium conversion ban for rental flats which the Federal Minister of the Interior, Horst Seehofer, had proposed some time ago will apparently not be written into law after all.

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