Deep Dive Mortgage Articles
Mortgages are complex but we're here to help, that's why we've created this series of mortgage deep dives to help you understand how mortgages in Germany work.
Step-by-Step Guide: How to Sell Your Property in Germany
Would you like to know what to consider when selling your house or apartment? Don't want to pay a real estate agent? We show you what to do!Read more
How a "Bausparvertrag" can help you avoid high interest rates for refinancing
Worried about the future interest rate on your mortgage? We have some solutions that can minimize your interest rate risk!Read more
Should I buy a tenanted property for own-use in Germany? A trap or an opportunity?
Buying a tenanted property can have its advantages and disadvantages. The following article will walk you through some considerations on how you can and should approach buying a tenanted property in Germany.Read more
Is a Bausparvertrag useful when buying a home in Germany?
A Bausparvertrag is still quite popular in Germany. These are complex products that can be very useful, but also problematic.Read more
Why buy-to-let is so attractive in Germany
Germany has an unusually generous system for buy-to-let properties, and the returns are high. Read here what you need to know.Read more
Are houses and apartments overpriced in Germany?
Are houses and apartments overpriced in Germany? What is the actual situation on the real estate market? An analysis.Read more
German house prices under Covid: Cause for alarm or chance?
Covid-19 causes an unknown shock to Germany's economy. Should we worry about home prices falling, or should we use it as a buying chance?Read more
Mortgage for Blue Card holders: Should you buy now or later?
We explain what options you have as a Blue Card holder to expedite your home purchase, and when it makes sense to wait.Read more
Mortgage payment moratorium: Pause repayments for 3 months
Germany has passed a law that allows you to pause the repayment for your mortgage for three months.Read more
What does Covid-19 mean for your mortgage plans?
The Coronavirus is a tragedy. Here is a deep dive to make sense of the impact on the economy, to help you in your housing decision.Read more
Berlin’s rent cap: Interview with a real estate lawyer
We spoke with Mr. Scheidacker, lawyer for residential property law, about the Berlin rent cap & other legal aspects of buying a house.Read more
6 tax law issues that homeowners should be aware of
In this interview with a tax advisor, you will learn about the 6 German tax law issues residential property owners need to know about.Read more