I’ll set up the nursery: Tips, ideas, design & security

You have children, the family grows and so does the flat or the house? It is always the same: Now many tasks will come to you and you will probably be happy about any help. We, at FIV Magazine, will try to support you as much as possible by giving you helpful tips on how […]

New apartment? Preparation for the visit and landlord: Questions App – Online & Free

You have a tour coming up soon? What you should pay attention to, we at FIV have put together for you. The most important tips and questions that you have to ask, but also questions that you expect from the landlord! Prepare yourself perfectly for your apartment inspection – for your dream apartment! Here you […]

Learn for free on FIV! Job interview, apartment viewing and first date

First date? New in town? We prepare you for the most important situations in life – with the most important questions! With us you will learn how to convince your new employer, your new landlord and your first date! Dates & meeting new people Anyone who is new to the city must get to know […]

Expert: Buy property or not? Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Munich

Many people play with the idea of buying a property in one of the popular cities. These cities include Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Munich. But to find the suitable real estate is not at all so easy and as a layman it is often difficult to evaluate whether it is worthwhile to invest in […]

Brokers – House selling as heritage and future housing

In our editorial department this week we had the case that a reader had inherited a house and actually did not know what to do with her inheritance. That’s why we did some research and are now meeting the real estate expert Jan Rickel from Bingen. He explained to us in conversation what possibilities there […]

Condominium as a capital investment: Investing sensibly

Many people come up with the idea of investing in a condo in the course of their lives. Especially as a layman questions arise again and again. We have interviewed an expert in this field for you. Here you can find out everything you need to know about condominiums as a capital investment. Interview with […]

Investment real estate: tax advantages? Nursing home? – Questions and answers

Many real estate issues are complex. In particular, topics such as capital investment are often incomprehensible to laypeople. It is therefore all the more pleasant when someone who is familiar with this topic explains it in simple words. FIV has conducted an interview with an expert for you. In this interview you will learn everything […]

Buy your own apartment – procedure, costs, advantages & disadvantages

As soon as you move into your first own apartment, most people say: rent, rent, rent. Every month you go to work many hours to spend most of your time on the next rent, which is due at the beginning of the month. No wonder that many young people become friends with the idea of […]

Construction methods – prefabricated house, solid house or log house?

After the first years of working life, many people think about whether it is time to start a family. The founding of a family is often linked to a plan to move into a larger apartment or even into a house. Once the decision has been made and you are planning to have a house […]

Does a property make sense as a capital investment?

Property as a capital investment – Many people come to the point at some point in their lives where they wonder whether it might make sense to invest in a property. As a layman it is sometimes quite difficult to find your way around the topics of real estate. We have interviewed an expert for […]

Appointment for viewing: Mistakes and tips for your new apartment – from the realtor

Everybody has had a viewing appointment for an apartment before. One differentiates between an open inspection to which everyone can come and an inspection which was agreed upon by a private invitation. No matter what kind of sightseeing it is, that one also gets the apartment in the end is never certain. We have conducted […]

Saving electricity when cooking and baking: refrigerator to pressure cooker – Kitchen tips

Cooking and baking, everybody loves it! But in the end it also consumes electricity. The more expensive the electricity price becomes, the more worthwhile it is to pay attention to energy efficiency when cooking and baking. Because even small things can achieve extremely high savings over the days, weeks, months and years. Today we looked […]

7 Tips for visiting apartments: Checklist for landlord, flat share, flat and house

Whether house or apartment for rent: The first viewing appointment puts many under pressure. The first shared flat, the first apartment and maybe even your own house at some point. On real estate portals we quickly and easily find thousands of apartments in Berlin Mitte, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne or Düsseldorf. With apps or on the […]

Pressure cooker: advantages, comparison & test winner – save energy!

Pressure cooker test – We wanted to have a look at the best pressure cookers today. In the test we looked at all the important factors, from capacity in litres to cooking time and diameter. Of course, there are even more practical features, such as timers and cooking baskets. For induction, gas, ceran or electric. […]

Moving Checklist: Change, schedule and pack – that’s how you save money!

Practical tips for your next move! It doesn’t matter if it’s about the removal helpers or cheap removal boxes and of course the right truck with enough storage space. There is a lot to consider when moving into a new apartment or a new house. Having recently written about tips for visiting apartments, we now […]