Tag Archive for: Property

Buying your first condominium – criteria, purchase price & capital investment – 11 point checklist

Buying your first condo – The property for first-timers. Want to buy a condo as your first property, but don’t know where to start? Here we’ve created a checklist of 11 items for you to determine the basics and criteria of your property search. Whether determining the maximum purchase price, the question of owner-occupancy or […]

Purchase contract of your first apartment: Documents for the notary appointment – What do I need?

Purchase contract – Your dream property has been found! After a detailed assessment of the situation, a commercial check and a technical check, you can now draw up the draft purchase contract for the notary appointment and to complete your bank documents. But what does such a purchase contract actually consist of? You can learn […]

Online editor*in furnishing & real estate! Full-time / part-time + internship (career entry) – Job

Online Editor*in Furnishings & Real Estate – You like furnishings and beautiful real estate? You like media and marketing? Then apply for a job in our magazine! We are always looking for new talents, at the moment especially in the area of furnishing and real estate. Become an online editor in our magazine for the […]

Brokerage costs: Apartment hunting made easy! – How much does a real estate agent cost?

Brokerage costs – You want to buy your first property, such as a condominium, and want to hire a broker? Good idea, but before you should know that a broker costs quite a bit of money, whereby a distinction is made between private and commercial sales. How much that is, as a percentage of the […]

Valuation by year of construction of a property: Does age matter?

Valuation by year of construction – A property valuation is especially important when buying your first apartment. This includes the valuation by year of construction of your house or the building in which your condo is located. So what is the age limit of a building? You can find the answer in this article on […]

Real estate transfer tax: cost of the first apartment – calculation

Real estate transfer tax – You have found your dream apartment at a dream price? Well, nevertheless, the purchase price is accompanied by ancillary costs, which include, among other things, the land transfer tax. But how high is the land transfer tax, which I must pay additionally, once with the purchase of the first own […]

Incidental purchase costs for real estate: What costs will I incur? – Calculation

Calculating the purchase price – Buying a property is not always cheap. But so that you don’t rush blindly into financing, the final purchase price can be calculated quite easily. You can find out how here! Important factors here are the incidental purchase costs, which include the land transfer tax and the broker’s commission. Here […]

Operating costs in the house: saving on utility costs – list of key points.

Operating costs – You want to buy an apartment, but the operating costs are too high for you? There is a solution! The operating costs of a property, such as a condominium, can be apportioned to the tenant. But which of these operating costs can be apportioned and what do you have to pay yourself […]

Solar system: Retrofit and improve – What homeowners need to consider

Retrofit solar system – The green revolution on German house roofs is in full swing. But low-energy houses are also very much in vogue. This is due not only to increased environmental awareness, but also to massively rising energy prices. More and more homeowners are therefore turning to solar energy systems on their roofs. In […]

Crowdinvesting real estate: Invest in real estate with little money! Basics

Crowdinvestment real estate – In a real estate to invest, is not always completely simple, particularly, if one stands straight before the purchase of the first dwelling. Not everyone has the necessary equity or a regular income to show, which one must show for a real estate financing. The so-called Crowdinvesting offers here a good […]

Eleven Decks: Urban living in Hamburg Hafencity – Interview with Björn Dahler

Eleven Decks – urban living in one of Germany’s largest cities. In the middle of Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier, a newly created district of Hafencity Hamburg, a new residential complex will grace the Hamburg skyline from 2023. Designed by architect Carsten Roth, the modern project is under the management of DC Developments. Already, the building is setting […]

Cologne Kreuzfeld: A new district “WoodHood” is being created! Apartments incl. climate protection

Kreuzfeld Cologne – In the north of Cologne, in the district of Chorweiler, a new district is to be created. For those who want to buy your first apartment, perhaps a consideration! Because, when ensteht already times a completely new district? Cologne Kreuzfeld, also called WoodHood is the winner of an urban development project of […]

Commercial audit: recognizing and evaluating criteria of a property

Commercial check – You have determined your maximum purchase price and are now faced with the commercial check, so that the previously determined and determined budget is adhered to. This audit is particularly important for the purchase of the first property such as apartment or house, that with it unnecessary costs and mistakes are avoided […]

Equity: tips for owner-occupation and capital investment of your first apartment

Equity – Regardless of whether it is for personal use or as a capital investment, the first thing to think about for any type of real estate is the financing. Here, equity is an important topic, from the use of equity to the difference through tax deductibility of the loan interest. The big question here […]

Social binding & post-binding: favorable housing and limited rent

Social binding – Before the housing search of your first condominium one should know everything about the topic social binding in the housing. Here you will learn all the pros and cons and what you need to know about everything from low-interest loans by public authorities for social housing, to obligations, to the grace period. […]

Maximum size of your first apartment: living space for owner-occupiers and capital investors – 4 tips

Size of a property – How big should my first condominium be? Micro-apartment, 2, 3 or even more rooms? This question is answered here by comparing living space for owner-occupancy and investment. In general, the number of square meters and the room layout are particularly important. You can learn everything else here! Living space for […]