A series of helpful tips, constructed by our mortgage experts, for you to thoroughly understand the German mortgage market.
Our partners Anne and Tina from b.p.s Berlin Property Services specialize in helping the foreign community in Berlin access the local market to find a home or investment property and also provide expert support throughout the conveyance process until the handover of the keys. They have witnessed the changes and challenges of the property market for many years and know Berlin inside out. In this interview, they dive into the intricacies of viewing properties in Berlin. Here are the top 6 issues you should watch out for when viewing properties to ensure you avoid unforeseen pitfalls, such as unexpected costs, and have a safe home buying experience.
KfW and the Federal Ministry of the Interior for Construction and Home Affairs, provide subsidies to promote the first purchase of owner-occupied properties for families and single parents with children with the goal of promoting home ownership.
This expert interview features Timo Blum. Timo has been a tax consultant since 2009. He has gained extensive experience in a medium-sized tax consulting company and worked for an international commercial law firm and a boutique specializing in real estate.
This is a question that Hypofriend advisors receive on a daily basis. As a short answer: yes, it is possible to get approved for a German mortgage as a non-EU citizen while on a temporary residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel). However, there are a number of limiting factors that will affect your maximum borrowing amount and the number of German banks that you can qualify for.