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ADEN's Instagram/Facebook Contest 2022

Here are all the rules and regulations for the ADEN Contest, which will run from December 1, 2022 to December 22, 2022 on Instagram and Facebook.

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Faktencheckliste Kapitalanlage ALTE BAUMWOLLE FLÖHA

Fakten zum Kapitalanlage-Projekt „Alte Baumwolle“ in Flöha – Ihre Vorteile und Sicherheiten…

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Property price trends in Berlin

Both sellers and buyers want to know how one of their largest investments will develop. However, answering this question is extremely difficult. In recent years, experts were usually in agreement with regard to property price development. All prognoses invariably predicted growth. Since 2021, this has changed…

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Why invest in Berlin?

We've all been hearing about real estate investments in Berlin for a few years now, and Berlin real estate continues to attract more foreign and local investors than ever as the city shines more brightly than ever. Here we present you with 6 good reasons to invest in Berlin real estate...

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How to estimate the price of my flat in Berlin?

The valuation of your property is a fundamental step in the decision of whether or not to sell your flat. You need to value your property at the "right price" to match the price of real estate in Berlin as closely as possible. The aim is...

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Property tax reform 2022 – property tax will be re-calculated

Breaking News: The deadline for submitting the property tax return has been extended! The property tax return must now be submitted by 31 January 2023.[a] The German government has revised the calculation of property tax. As a result, all owners of land or real estate will be required to submit declarations of assessment, which must be completed electronically by all owners and submitted by October 31, 2022. But what exactly are the regulations and what values must owners provide?

Breaking News: The deadline for submitting the property tax return has been extended! The property tax return must now be submitted by 31 January 2023. As a basis for calculating the previous property tax, standard values were used which were last determined in 1964 (in the West) and 1935 (in the East)...

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Patchwork families: making property inheritances easier with a will

What will my partner’s child inherit, and what will go to my daughter from my first marriage? Like many others, patchwork families often fail to make sufficient preparations when it comes to inheritances – despite the fact that this kind of domestic arrangement in particular can quickly result in unfair outcomes. This is why experts recommend drawing up a will.

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Immobilienbesichtigung durchführen mit Plan

Besichtigungstermine sind für Immobilienverkäufer oft nicht leicht. Sie wollen zwar schnell einen solventen und seriösen Käufer finden. Viele Interessenten suchen aber nach noch so kleinen Kritikpunkten, um den Preis zu drücken. Damit die Besichtigungstermine entspannt ablaufen und Eigentümer einen zuverlässigen Käufer finden, ist es sinnvoll, sich darüber Gedanken zu machen, bevor die Immobilie inseriert wird…

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How to avoid mistakes when selling your property

Something has changed in your life – you are getting divorced; your children have left home; or you are starting a new job in a different city. And you own a property that you now have to sell. Before reaching for your smartphone to take pictures and advertise your property on one of the popular property portals, you should be familiar with the following typical mistakes that people make.

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What impact will rising interest rates have on owners and buyers?

Financial experts are currently predicting that interest rates will continue to increase over the long term. This is partly due to high inflation. The rising interest rates are affecting mortgages and loans and are therefore also having an impact on property prices.

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Is a multi-generational home right for me?

It is not a new phenomenon for different generations to live together under one roof. For older people, this living arrangement can even offer numerous benefits. Anyone deciding to live in a multi-generational home in their older age should be aware of several factors.

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Immobilienverrentung – was es ist und wie es geht

Viele Immobilienbesitzer wollen ihr eigenes Haus oder ihre Wohnung bis zum Lebensende bewohnen. Doch das ist nicht immer möglich. Eine Immobilienverrentung kann helfen. Durch finanzielle Engpässe oder eine Änderung der Bedürfnislage ist das nicht immer möglich. Wenn das Geld beim Renteneintritt knapp ist, können Eigentümer mit einer Immobilienverrentung ein finanzielles Polster erhalten, weiterhin in ihrem…

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Lost your job, and your home as well? – Overcoming financial difficulties

Sudden unemployment brings with it considerable financial difficulties. For property owners still repaying their mortgage, this may threaten their dream of owning their own home. How can you keep your apartment or house in the event of becoming unemployed? And when is a quick sale required?

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Are property-based pensions worthwhile?

A large number of banks, estate agents and other suppliers provide property-based pensions. But what does this term mean and what should property owners know about it? When do property-based pensions become worthwhile? And who is the appropriate contact partner?

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Home office – how would an extra room suit you?

A printer, desk, files next to the bed or the sofa – living rooms and bedrooms are increasingly being repurposed as offices for home-working. Although digitalisation has certainly made working from home a lot easier, the necessary space is often lacking. Given the current market situation, however, how can one go about finding a bigger property?

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Booming Berlin – property prices continue to rise

As the year got under way, the major research institutes and departments, assessors associations, statisticians and market observers published their figures relating to Germany’s property market. The results are illuminating and provide insight into potential future developments. This year, the trend is once again clear: property prices are continuing to rise across the board – though less dynamically than before.

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Refurbishment backlog – would I be better off selling my property?

Owners who now want or have to refurbish their old property often find themselves facing challenges and high investment costs. So what should you do if the backlog of necessary refurbishments to your property is likely to cost you too much and cause you too much stress?

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What ancillary costs will I incur when purchasing a property?

A small little house of one’s one, with a nice garden – this is a dream that many people wish to make a reality. However, when working out the cost of this dream, it isn’t enough to simply look at the price of the property. Regardless of whether you are buying a house, apartment or plot of land – in addition to the purchase price, you will also have to pay so-called ancillary purchase costs.

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Trend: sustainable investment with energy-autonomous housing

Fossil fuels are becoming ever scarcer, and Germany’s housing is to be made climate-neutral by 2050. For owners and investors, this means building energy-efficient housing or adapting existing buildings. The future generation of buildings is to be predominantly ‘energy-autonomous’. What does this mean and what are the (financial) benefits?

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5 Faktoren, die den Wert Ihrer Immobilie beeinflussen

Viele Immobilienbesitzer schätzen den Wert ihrer Immobilie falsch ein, weil sie mit ihrem Zuhause persönliche Erlebnisse und Emotionen verbinden. Beim Verkauf kommt es dann häufig zu Unverständnis, denn Kaufinteressenten bewerten eine Immobilie nach Wirtschaftlichkeit und den eigenen Bedürfnissen. Auf die folgenden 5 Punkte sollten Eigentümer vor dem Immobilienverkauf daher achten. Was früher eine Immobilie einmal…

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What legal regulations/plans can we expect for the property market in 2022?

Below, you will find a small selection of legal changes that have already come into force or will do so in 2022. These are joined by the regulations and plans of the local Berlin government and the national government...

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Inheritance tax – the things you need to be aware of

When you accept an inheritance from a deceased family member or friend, you will have to pay inheritance tax on the estate. The sums involved are frequently higher when the inheritance involves properties. But how is inheritance tax calculated and what do you need to be aware of?

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Living space (‘Wohnfläche’) and floor space (‘Nutzfläche’) – which rooms fall under which category?

People often wonder which areas of a property are classed as living space. This distinction is important, not least when it comes to determining the purchase price or rental price.

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Checklist: is my property age-appropriate?

At some point, we must all ask ourselves the question: “Where do I want to live in my old age?” The answer is often “in my own property”. However, this is only possible when the property is adapted to one’s individual needs in old age or to the specific conditions of any health problems. One thing is important: getting an early start to making one’s home barrier-free or wheelchair-accessible.

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Scheidung: Wenn man sich nicht einigen kann – Teilungsversteigerung

Wenn man sich scheiden lässt und ein gemeinsames Haus besitzt, kommt es oft zu Uneinigkeiten darüber, was mit der Immobilie passieren soll. Der eine will drin wohnen bleiben. Oder aber vermieten. Das kommt wiederum für […]

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The inventory of estate – what heirs need to be aware of

In some situations, people who have inherited a property will need a complete overview of the testator’s estate. This is provided in the form of an inventory of estate, which can help in the decision-making process as to whether or not to accept the inheritance. […]

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Scheidung – Vermieten oder Verkaufen

Ehemalige Ehepaare, die eine Scheidung durchlaufen, haben viel zu regeln. Vor allem wenn eine gemeinsame Immobilie zwischen den Ex-Partnern steht. Oft sind die Fronten so verhärtet, dass eine Einigung kaum möglich ist. Dennoch steht die […]

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What to do about your property when divorcing – these are your options

‘And what about the property?’ – many owners have to confront this question when divorcing if they co-own a property. There are several options. Which of these is the best depends on the individual circumstances.

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PropTech – digital innovations that also benefit private landlords

PropTech is short for ‘Property Technology’, i.e. digital technology for the property sector. The term is most commonly used in relation to start-ups developing digital products and services for every conceivable process within the property sector. […]

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Renovating a private apartment – what am I responsible for?

Even if you own an apartment, your options when renovating are limited. This is because parts of the apartment are communal property, and the owners’ association gets to decide whether you can renovate these. […]

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Saving time and money with virtual home staging

Empty rooms, bare walls – under these conditions, many potentials buyers struggle to envision a property as their new home. Virtual home staging – also known as 3D home staging […]

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Video: Immobilie in der Scheidung – Was tun, wenn sie noch nicht abgezahlt ist?

In vielen Scheidungsfällen ist die gemeinsame Immobilie noch nicht abgezahlt. Das ist oft eine zusätzliche Schwierigkeit zu der Frage, was überhaupt mit der gemeinsamen Immobilie geschehen soll. In unserem kurzen Video erfahren Sie, worauf Sie […]

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Financing a property investment without equity

Anyone looking to invest in property without equity will need to find a financing partner to provide full financing. There are a few things to bear in mind.

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Why you need a professional exposé

An effective exposé helps you not only obtain a better price for your property but also appeal to the right target group and thus save yourself the hassle of unnecessary viewings. […]

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Inherited property: avoiding conflict – generating a pension vs gifting the property

Anyone wishing to bequeath their property while still alive in order to avoid inheritance disputes has various options for doing so. People often sign their properties over to loved ones. As an alternative to gifting the property, […]

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When someone wants to know too much – how do you respond to overly inquisitive questions when selling your property?

When selling a property for the first time, you may encounter unpleasant situations. One example is being asked questions by a potential buyer that are a little too intrusive or overly inquisitive. It’s better to be […]

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When you’re not based locally – selling a property remotely

Have you inherited a property in Flensburg, wish to sell it but live in Regensburg? This might sound like a problem, as you can’t always be personally present to oversee the sale. In order to nevertheless receive a fair […]

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What do I have to look out for when choosing a notary?

In Germany, a property-purchase agreement is only legally binding once it has been certified by a notary. […]

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When is it time to move into retirement housing?

With advancing age, daily life in your own property can become increasingly difficult to manage – keeping on top of the gardening and cleaning, climbing the stairs, getting to the nearest supermarket, etc. Nevertheless, many older people find it difficult to leave behind their familiar […]

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Inherited property – how does one dissolve a community of heirs?

‘Communities of heirs’ as defined under German law are formed when several beneficiaries come into their inheritance following the death of a friend or relative. However, this community is not intended to last forever.

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Is renovating your property before selling really worth it?

Moss on the red tiled roof, plaster crumbling on the façade and yellowing wallpaper. When preparing to sell their property, many owners question whether renovating would […]

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Checklist for selling property during or after a divorce

Divorce is incredibly challenging, and not just emotionally. A lot of decisions need to be made, including what to do with any jointly held property. How do you split a property? What problems can you expect to encounter? […]

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Registering for personal use – a simple task?

Some time ago, you acquired a private apartment as an investment property. For several years, it has been home to reliable tenants with whom you have established a good relationship. But now your daughter urgently needs an apartment. She spent some time studying abroad but is now returning to

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Removing load-bearing walls – is it worth the expense and effort for property owners?

Jede Immobilie hat einen individuellen Grundriss. Der ist nicht für jeden optimal. Egal, ob es sich um den Wunsch nach einer offenen Küche oder um die Vergrößerung eines Zimmers handelt, nicht immer ist das Entfernen […]

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The separation year: to sell the property or not?

Die Ehe ist nicht immer von Dauer. Haben Paare sich für eine Scheidung entschieden, muss nicht unbedingt bis nach dem Trennungsjahr gewartet werden, bis ein gemeinsames Haus oder Eigentumswohnung verkauft werden kann. Aber was ist […]

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Leave the viewing management to a professional!

“Given the current market situation, my little house will practically sell itself”, thought Josef M. After advertising his property on an online portal, he very quickly received enquiries from interested parties numbering in the mid […]

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Emergency sale: what owners must consider

Difficult times call for difficult measures. Owners who find themselves in an emergency situation have the option of disposing of their property via compulsory auction or selling it as quickly as possible. An emergency sale is the better option, however. What must […]

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When you aren’t the sole heir – an unexpected “community of heirs” as defined under German law

Following the death of her uncle, Natascha P. learnt that she wasn’t the sole heir to his apartment. A probate researcher found that she had cousins who lived very far from her. She hadn’t been expecting this situation at all, as […]

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Finding an apartment to rent in Berlin

Berlin is an attractive city, with a high quality of life. ADEN IMMOBILIEN offers many rental opportunities, from single studios to large family apartments. So how can you prepare to find an apartment in Berlin? ADEN IMMOBILIEN discusses some tips to look for flats, prepare your documents, and get in touch with the landlord.

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Airbnb verdict on the Repurposing Act

Since 2014, the so-called Repurposing Act (Zweckentfremdungsgesetz) has been in force in Berlin. The aim of this legislation is to ensure that apartments are used for standard tenancies only. This is to prevent apartments from being withdrawn from the conventional rental accommodation market and to make it easier for tenants to find housing.

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Calculating the statute of limitations for capital gains

In Germany, the sale of privately owned property is generally not subject to tax. However, there are some fundamental exceptions that result in tax liabilities on the capital gains made on the sale of property belonging to private individuals. We are continually asked by our customers as to when the sale of a property or plot of land is tax-free.

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Tenants and owners: two different forms of housing, two unequal groups

Housing is a social issue. Pekka Sagner, economist for housing policy and property economics at the German Economic Institute, has analysed the difference between tenants and owners, the effects of the housing market and the different benefits and drawbacks associated with these two forms of housing.

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The future is home working

We cannot yet predict with any certainty which of the changes wrought by the pandemic will remain once it recedes from our everyday lives. One thing that is certain, however, it that working from home has fundamentally changed
the world of work as well as the way we live. Owing to the stricter pandemic regulations in May 2021, the number of people working from home increased further.

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Property ownership: different countries, different customs

The German housing market has been a hot topic of discussion for several years now. People are frustrated by, and even outraged at, the high prices and rents. For policy-makers, housing has become the social issue of our time. How do other countries deal with this? Can Germany learn from its neighbours?

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Ban on converting rental accommodation into owner-occupied apartments

The coalition government has agreed a compromise on the Building Land Mobilisation Act. This draft legislation came into force on 23 June 2021. This marked the introduction of the controversial ban on converting rental accommodation into
owner-occupied apartments in regions with a strained housing market.

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Landlord and tenant obligations in Germany

If you are currently renting out an apartment in Berlin, there are many things to know about tenant protection in rental agreements in Germany. For instance, who is responsible for paying the cleaning service in the building? Or perhaps the windows need to be changed,

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Moving into a care home – the next steps

When one’s parents or grandparents get to a stage where they require care and their own home is no longer suitable for their needs, there is often only one option remaining – moving them into a care home. […]

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Age-friendly living arrangements – customer feedback

Every day, we support owners in the sale and purchase of property. Read all about why our customers appreciate working with us. We want to share their thoughts with you. […]

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Adapting apartments in line with market demands

It is becoming ever rarer for households to comprise more than three people. The traditional family constellation of father-mother-child is increasingly giving way to single-person and two-person households. This trend has existed for some time and has a major impact on the housing market. […]

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Selling a property in Berlin: what you should know

The real estate market in Berlin is in full bloom: over the past decade, property prices have doubled and the population keeps growing. So what should you know before selling a property in Berlin? How can you improve your chances of a good transaction? How can a real estate broker (a Makler, in German) help you sell an apartment in Germany?

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Things to be aware of when selling a listed property

Listed buildings are aesthetically pleasing in terms of their architecture and exude a certain charm. However, their listed status means that there are some legal regulations to be aware of. These also apply to any renovation work. […]

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Liquidating your property for a lump-sum pension payment – while still getting to reside in your home

Many property owners would love to be able to carry on living in their property into old age. One complicating factor is that, for many, the state pension is barely enough to live on. If they then also haven’t yet fully repaid their mortgage

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Finding the right tenant for your Berlin apartment

You own property and you are looking for a new tenant for your Berlin apartment? Or perhaps you are simply curious about the steps taken by landlords to screen and select new residents? ADEN IMMOBILIEN covers key questions and checks to be conducted before signing a rental contract.

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Successfully selling your home with drone footage

With the right marketing, selling a house can be a much faster process than anticipated. The property can be efficiently marketed with the aid of drone videos and photos, thereby saving time. […]

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Why an exact valuation is so crucial to a community of heirs

Time and again, the difficulty of dividing up a property among several heirs is the trigger of bitter family disputes that not infrequently end up in court. A valid arrangement between the various parties in a ‘community of heirs’ (‘Erbengemeinchaft’) often fails […]

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Important: changes to the energy certificate

The documents that are legally required in Germany for the sale or letting of a property include the energy certificate (‘Energieausweis’). The requirements for energy certificates were recently amended yet again. One thing that hasn’t changed with the new rules […]

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Compulsory auction of the marital property – a winning strategy? No, and here’s why.

The following is a common scenario when a couple that jointly owns a property decides to divorce: one of the partners wishes to continue living at the property, while the other needs money for a new start […]

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THE BERLIN RENT CAP HAS BEEN OVERTURNED AND DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE CONTRACTS?

After the rent cap was overturned by the German Federal Constitutional Court, we received a large number of questions regarding the new situation. We took your questions to attorney Nils Holger Bayer.

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Adapting your property to improve accessibility – or is moving a better option?

  Would you like to continue living independently in your own house or apartment as you get older? Then the issue of age-friendly housing is something you will have to give consideration to.[…]

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Developments in property prices – is the property bubble bursting, or is it the crystal ball that’s about to shatter?

Prognosen zur zukünftigen Entwicklung des Immobilienmarktes haben eines gemeinsam – sie beruhen auf Annahmen, die entweder eintreten können oder auch nicht. Insofern gleichen sie einem Blick durch die Glaskugel. Analysten der Deutschen Bank haben nun […]

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One year of frozen rents – the consequences of the rent cap

The effects of the rent cap are keeping us occupied on a daily basis. The figures speak for themselves. The number of rental properties on the market has gone down drastically. Prospective tenants are having a harder time than ever finding accommodation. A so-called “shadow rental price” has arisen, designed to compensate for the legal uncertainty. Yet despite all its consequences, Berlin’s rent cap is not achieving its intended purpose. There has been no relaxation of the city’s property market. Quite the opposite, in fact.

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Ban on converting rental accommodation into owner-occupied properties

In implementation of the coalition agreement, the ban on converting rental accommodation into owner-occupied properties is now being redrafted. The first draft raised many questions and was roundly criticised. Many owners of apartment buildings are now understandably worried that they are no longer free to do with their property as they see fit. Dividing their property up into owner-occupied apartments will only be possible subject to restrictions.

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Price developments during the pandemic

In the final months of the year and at the start of the pandemic in particular, the price developments in 2020 were of the utmost significance to all stakeholders. The analyses show a clear, positive development in Berlin, but also Germany as a whole. Please follow the link to read about the effect of the pandemic on property prices.

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Successful property marketing on social media

Social media such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are actively used by 46 per cent of the German population. Product purchases form a particular focus of users, but property searches are also being increasingly conducted via social media. […]

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Beware your neighbours when selling your apartment

You are hamstrung without the good will of your neighbours. This applies to the peaceful co-existence within a home-owners’ association, and can also hold true when you move out again and wish to sell your apartment. In many instances, § 12 […]

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Clearing out your home: thinks to look out for

Common reasons for a clear-out are an upcoming move to a retirement home or the dissolving of a household, e.g. after the death of a relative. Sometimes, it’s also simply the case that property owners want to create some order so they can make better use of their attic or cellar space. […]

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Why not to conduct your own price negotiations when selling your property

The offer price on a property doesn’t automatically equate to the sale price. People often underestimate this fact when selling their property. The price you actually achieve can be higher or lower than the offer price. This is down to the skill of the negotiator.

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Struggling to find the right property? Speak to an estate agent!

Every week, you despairingly pore over the property ads in all the newspapers and on all the relevant websites. But it’s as if the market has completely dried up. In this kind of situation, what can you do to still find a suitable property? Commission a good, local estate agent

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Renovating your property before selling it – it is often worth the expense!

Owners wanting to sell their property in the near future are often reluctant to then still invest time and money in repairs or renovation work. This is understandable – you’re moving out soon, after all, and won’t benefit

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The dispute over the matrimonial property during a divorce – it’s also a time-sensitive issue!

Sums of money can simply be divided up – as we all know, however, things are much less straightforward when it comes to property. The division of the shared property can therefore be a very drawn-out process both during and after a divorce. What sort of time-frames are we talking about here

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Selling a property and moving home during lockdown – what to look out for

Your property is no longer right for you. It’s too small for you and your growing family, or too big now that the kids have left home. Yet now you are wondering about selling up during the lockdown […]

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Establishing the market value – the first step to selling your property

Perhaps you have inherited a property, or perhaps you have owned one for half your life and now a career change or some other development in your life means that you have to sell up. In either scenario, you are initially simply

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Sellers can use 360-degree viewings to kill two birds with one stone

Virtual 360-degree viewings as offered by many estate agents on their website are especially popular during the pandemic. That is hardly surprising, as it allows potential buyers to view a property with zero face-to-face contact. Yet this isn’t even the biggest benefit for sellers! […]

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Life annuity: a home to live in AND financial freedom

When struggling to get by on their pension, many seniors consider selling their own home and moving into a smaller, more age-appropriate property. Yet many struggle to part with their home,

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Selling to neighbours without involving an estate agent is not a good deal!

In most cases, selling to a potential buyer from the neighbourhood does not bring you the best possible return on your property. At first, the idea seems logical: why commission an estate agent if my neighbour is prepared to buy […]

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Beware of the cost of inheriting property

Those who lack the funds to purchase their own home might be glad to inherit a property – if this is indeed the only way of making the dream of home ownership a reality. However, this dream can

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Haus aufwerten mit Photovoltaik-Anlagen

Das noch im vergangenen Jahr beschlossene „Update“ des bereits zwanzig Jahre alten Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetzes (EEG) senkt die Kosten für Eigenheimbesitzer, die eine Photovoltaik-Anlage betreiben. Aber auch Strom, der von einem Mehrfamilienhaus produziert wird, kann jetzt von […]

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Neues Maklergesetz: Was Sie jetzt wissen müssen

Wenn Sie beim Immobilienverkauf mit einem Makler arbeiten, fällt für diesen eine Provision an. Wer aber zahlt die? Bislang war die Bezahlung des Vermittlers im BGB nicht eindeutig geregelt. Mit Einführung des Maklergesetzes gelten nun […]

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Mit uns ins neue Jahr 2021

Das Jahr 2020 und die damit verbundenen Corona-Pandemie hatte ohne Zweifel einen großen Einfluss auf das gesellschaftliche und geschäftliche Leben. Dennoch ist es uns trotz aller Beschränkungen gelungen, zahlreiche Immobilientransaktionen zur vollsten Zufriedenheit unserer Kunden […]

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Die Scheidungsimmobilie und das Zugewinnausgleichs-Dilemma

Wenn zwei Menschen sich scheiden lassen, ist die Stimmung ohnehin schon meistens mies. Sie kann aber noch mieser werden, wenn die Teilung einer gemeinsam bewohnten Immobilie das Paar vor schier unlösbare Herausforderungen stellt. Möchte einer […]

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Der Weihnachtsmann verkleinert sich

Es geht auf die Weihnachtszeit zu. Das Jahr nähert sich dem Ende und für den Weihnachtsmann beginnt nun die stressigste Zeit des Jahres. Aber auch so scheint der liebe ältere Herr mit dem Rauschebart 2020 […]

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Facebook, Instagram & Co. für die Immobilienvermarktung?

Im Vergleich zu Online-Immobilienportalen spielen die verschiedenen Social-Media-Kanäle scheinbar nur eine untergeordnete Rolle, wenn es um die Vermarktung von Immobilien geht. Denn wer gezielt eine Immobilie sucht, hält üblicherweise nicht in erster Linie in den […]

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Insgesamt stabile Immobilienpreise trotz Corona

Wie sich der Immobilienmarkt nach der Corona-Krise entwickeln wird, wird von Marktexperten kontrovers diskutiert. Während einige Volkswirte erhebliche Preissenkungen erwarten, lässt die bisherige Entwicklung am Immobilienmarkt keine Rückschlüsse auf einen Nachfragerückgang zu. Für die meisten […]

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Kinder, Küche, Kaufvertrag? – Besser mit Profi-Makler verkaufen

Auf den Spielplatz gehen, das Baby wickeln, Essen kochen, aufräumen, die Kinder ins Bett bringen und danach noch schnell das Haus verkaufen? Wer sich das zutraut, verdient alle Achtung – aber trotzdem ist es keine […]

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Was sollte man über das neue Gebäudeenergiegesetz wissen?

Am 1. November 2020 ist das neue Gebäudeenergiegesetz (GEG) in Kraft getreten. Es dient dazu, Regelungen zur Begrenzung des Energiebedarfs von Gebäuden, die bisher auf verschiedene Gesetze wie EnEV und EEWärmeG verteilt waren, an einer […]

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Real estate in the will

Wer eine Immobilie zu vererben hat, darf als Erben einsetzen, wen er möchte. Damit nach dem Tode auch wirklich alles nach dem Wunsch und Willen des Erblassers abläuft, raten Experten, sich schon frühzeitig über das […]

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Was ist ein Vorvertrag und wann ist er beim Immobilienverkauf sinnvoll?

Sie haben einen Käufer für Ihre Immobilie gefunden, der bereit ist, einen guten Preis zu zahlen, und der Ihnen außerdem auch noch sympathisch ist. Leider lässt die Finanzierungszusage der Bank auf sich warten. Ihr Käufer […]

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Befindet sich Ihre Immobilie in einer altersgerechten Lage?

Ihre Kinder sind vor Kurzem ausgezogen. Sie denken daran, sich zu verkleinern – auch, um Kosten zu sparen und mit Hilfe des Verkaufserlöses womöglich Ihren Nachwuchs unterstützen zu können. Bei der Suche nach einer kleineren […]

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Wie man eine Immobilie reserviert

Sie haben Ihre Traumimmobilie gefunden und möchten gern eine Kaufzusage machen, aber Ihre Finanzierung steht noch nicht? Diese Situation ist oft ein Problem. Wer sich an einen lokalen Qualitätsmakler wendet, kann sich seine Traumimmobilie auch […]

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3 Tips for a Successful Showing

For good or ill, selling a property involves holding showings and open houses. It's best to prepare these events well. Otherwise, you might wind up leading many "interested parties" through your house who [...]

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Private Sellers' Most Common Mistakes

Just set up a listing on any old real estate portal and the house will sell itself, right? But it's not quite that simple. Selling real estate without a real plan or a clear [...]

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Why Exclusive Representation?

In principle, it's possible to engage several agents to sell your property. At the end of the day, you need only pay the one who makes the deal. Many owners believe that this will allow them to [...]

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The purchase contract for your property – making it all go smoothly

There are a number of things to consider when completing a property transaction. If you're thinking about the purchase contract, you've probably already gone through the negotiations and are on the verge of [...]

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Verkauf einer Scheidungsimmobilie – was kann ein Makler für Sie tun?

Wenn sich Menschen trennen oder scheiden lassen, stellt sich oft die Frage, wie mit der gemeinsamen Immobilie umzugehen ist. Optionen gibt es viele, aber welche passen zu der eigenen Situation? Der Gang zum Immobilienexperten lohnt […]

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Nachbarschafts-Marketing: Warum Sie beim Immobilienverkauf nicht nur auf Immobilienportale setzen sollten

80 Prozent der Immobilienkäufer in Deutschland stammen aus einem 15-Minuten-Radius der Immobilie. Wie könnte man diese Zielgruppe besser erreichen als mit Werbung direkt vor Ort? Wer an Immobilienverkäufe denkt, hat heutzutage häufig nur die Inserate […]

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Bühne frei für Ihre Immobilie! Was ist Home Staging und wie hilfreich ist es beim Verkauf?

Für viele Immobilienverkäufer sind eine kurze Verkaufsdauer und ein hoher Verkaufspreis das Ideal. Doch wie erreicht man es? Ziel ist es, den Interessenten ein Gefühl für die Immobilie zu geben. Wie könnte es sich anfühlen, […]

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Bühne frei für Ihre Immobilie! Was ist Home Staging und wie hilfreich ist es beim Verkauf?

Für viele Immobilienverkäufer sind eine kurze Verkaufsdauer und ein hoher Verkaufspreis das Ideal. Doch wie erreicht man es? Ziel ist es, den Interessenten ein Gefühl für die Immobilie zu geben. Wie könnte es sich anfühlen, […]

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Weniger ist mehr – vermietete Wohnungen im Trend

Die Preise für Mehrfamilienhäuser oder große Eigentumswohnungen sind in den Ballungszentren hoch. Wer vermieten will findet kaum noch rentable Objekte. Bis sich hier eine Investition amortisiert, kann es lange dauern. Deshalb entdecken immer mehr Investoren […]

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Immobilie zu klein für das Homeoffice? Größere Immobilie dank Profi-Makler!

Die Corona Pandemie hat nicht nur unseren Alltag und das soziale Leben geprägt, sondern auch die Sichtweise auf die eigene Immobilie. Ob es nun das extra Arbeitszimmer ist, oder der fehlende Garten – bei vielen […]

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Immobilie zu klein für das Homeoffice? Größere Immobilie dank Profi-Makler!

Die Corona Pandemie hat nicht nur unseren Alltag und das soziale Leben geprägt, sondern auch die Sichtweise auf die eigene Immobilie. Ob es nun das extra Arbeitszimmer ist, oder der fehlende Garten – bei vielen […]

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Senioren-WG: Aus dem Eigentum in die WG

Wenn sich im Alter die Unfälle im Haushalt häufen, fragen sich Betroffene wie deren Angehörigen, ob die eigene Immobilie noch das richtige ist. Seniorenresidenzen und Pflegeheime sind selten und oft teuer. Für Senioren, die ihren […]

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Den Umzug perfekt planen und dabei Kosten sparen

Sie haben eine neue Arbeit in einer neuen Stadt gefunden? Die Familie vergrößert sich? Die Gründe für einen Umzug sind vielfältig. Ein Umzug kann dabei nicht nur sehr aufregend sein, sondern auch sehr teuer. Wer […]

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Was ändert sich bei der Maklerprovision?

Am 23.12.2020 tritt ein neues Gesetz über die Verteilung der Maklerkosten in Kraft. Es schreibt im Wesentlichen vor, dass ein Makler vom Käufer nur eine Provision in gleicher Höhe verlangen darf, wie sie auch der […]

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Wenn die Immobilie nicht mehr zum Alter passt

Mit dem Alter ändern sich auch die Bedürfnisse der Bewohner einer Immobilie. Wo es als junge Familie noch auf viel Platz ankommt, ist es im Alter vor allem wichtig, möglichst wenig Hindernisse im Weg zu […]

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Help, my property has become too big for me!

The children are out of the house and the former children's rooms upstairs are empty. Actually, you had planned to make guest rooms out of the children's rooms, but then there are not so many guests to visit you. Often you decide [...]

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Services, die Ihnen den Alltag im Alter erleichtern

Im Ruhestand können Sie Ihre neu gewonnene Freizeit für Reisen, kulturelle Veranstaltungen oder auch sportliche Aktivitäten nutzen. Vielleicht möchten Sie auch gerne wieder Ihren alten Hobbies nachgehen? Der Haushalt und auch die Gartenarbeit fallen dabei […]

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Benötigt man wirklich einen Erbschein?

Stellen Sie sich vor, Sie haben eine Immobilie geerbt und möchten diese nun verkaufen. Leider liegt aber kein notariell beglaubigtes Testament vor. In diesem Fall benötigen Sie zum Nachweis der Erbfolge einen Erbschein. Liegt im […]

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Möbliertes Wohnen auf Zeit

Sie haben einen neuen Arbeitsplatz in einer anderen Stadt bekommen. Die alte Immobilie ist bereits verkauft, aber die Fertigstellung der neuen Immobilie verzögert sich. Was nun? Möbliertes Wohnen auf Zeit könnte hier die Lösung sein. […]

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Scheidungsimmobilie noch nicht abgezahlt?

Wie jeder weiß, ist eine Scheidung die beiden zukünftigen Ex-Partner nicht nur emotional eine große Belastung. Gerade für Immobilienbesitzer erweist sich vor allem die Gütertrennung oft als ein Riesenproblem. Wie soll man das gemeinsame Eigentum […]

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Checklist for selling your home

If you want to sell your property in the best possible time and at the best possible price, you have to think of many things. Not only the documents are important, but also the preparations for the property sale should not be underestimated. To help you with these [...]

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Wohnen im Alter: Wie finde ich den passenden Pflegegrad?

Das Alter erwischt jeden. Nicht immer haben wir dann das Glück, gesund zu sein. Oftmals ist ein Pflegegrad notwendig, um ein liebes Mitglied der Familie versorgen zu können. Aber wie bekomme ich diesen Pflegegrad eigentlich? […]

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How important is the location of a property?

You have found a new job in a new city and now have to sell your property with a heavy heart? In order to be able to determine the optimal sales price, the location of the property is not unimportant. But what is it […]

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Luxus im Alter: die Seniorenresidenz

Seniorenresidenzen oder Seniorenstifte versprechen einen Lebensabend im gehobenen Ambiente. Lebt man in einer Seniorenresidenz, darf man zusätzlich zu den üblichen Service- und Betreuungsangeboten auch eine luxuriöse Ausstattung, attraktive Freizeit- und Kulturangebote sowie einen Rundum-Service erwarten. […]

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Die Sache mit dem Pflichtteil beim Erbe

Jeder kann seine Erben frei bestimmen. Doch selbst wenn es in der Familie Streit gab und man zum Beispiel die Kinder enterbt hat, so haben diese doch ein Anrecht auf einen Pflichtteil. Allerdings ist es […]

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Pflegeimmobilien als Kapitalanlage

Der Bedarf an Pflegeeinrichtungen steigt stetig. Das liegt an der demografischen Entwicklung in Deutschland und dem damit überproportionalen Anstiegs der älteren Bevölkerung gegenüber der jüngeren Generation. Für immer mehr Kapitalanleger sind Pflegeimmobilien deshalb eine interessante […]

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When is the best time to sell your property?

Your life circumstances have changed and you are toying with the idea of selling your property. However, you are still waiting for the right time? But when exactly is that? To find the right time, [...]

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Don’t leave any money on the table – even in an emergency sale

In recent weeks, coronavirus has not only had an enormous impact on our social lives, but on the economy as well. Many companies have switched to reduced working hours. The result? A shortfall in the earnings of property owners. An emergency sale is often […]

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Was kann ich während der Ausgangsbeschränkung zuhause tun

Homeoffice, Kurzarbeit, Kinder hüten – vielen Menschen bleiben durch die aktuelle Corona-Krise zuhause. Doch bei vielen dauert es nicht lange, bis ihnen die Decke auf den Kopf fällt. Wer bei Netflix schon alles gesehen hat, […]

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Immobilienaufteilung in der Scheidung

Was einem Mal gemeinsam gehörte, darüber wird sich nun gestritten. Während Vermögen sich in der Regel oft relativ einfach teilen lässt, ist das mit Immobilien häufig schwieriger. Nur selten haben Paare schon vor der Hochzeit […]

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Coronavirus und Vermieter

Erste große Unternehmen verlangen bereits die Stundung der Miete. Was ist, wenn Privatpersonen ebenfalls wegen virusbedingten finanziellen Ausfällen ihre Miete nicht mehr zahlen können? Gleichzeitig hat der Deutsche Bundestag beschlossen, dass Mietern nicht gekündigt werden […]

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Achtung beim Umzug von der Wohnung ins Eigenheim!

Sie haben endlich Ihre Traumimmobilie gefunden und möchten nun aus Ihrer Mietwohnung in Ihr neues Häuschen ziehen. Die Vorfreude auf das neue Eigenheim kann schnell getrübt werden, wenn die Kündigung und der Umzug nicht gut […]

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Wie beschäftige ich meine Kinder im Homeoffice

Im Homeoffice zu arbeiten ist nicht immer einfach. Nicht nur für die Erwachsenen, sondern auch für die Kinder. Was tun, wenn die Kleinen nicht zur Kita oder zur Schule gehen können? Wir haben einige Beispiele […]

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Abfallcontainer mindern nicht den Wert der Eigentumswohnung

Die Eigentumswohnung war damals teuer. Das neue Umfeld ist ideal. Und dann das: ein Abfallcontainer in der unmittelbaren Umgebung. Dies bedeutet aber nicht unbedingt die Abwertung der Wohnung. Denn die daraus resultierenden Beeinträchtigungen sind unvermeidlich. […]

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Coronavirus – Was muss ich zu Hause und bei Besichtigungen berücksichtigen?

In Deutschland gibt es noch keine Ausgangssperre wie in Italien. Aus Vernunft sind bereits jetzt viele Menschen zu Hause geblieben. Was aber gilt es zu beachten bei unvermeidbaren Immobilienbesichtigungen, Besuch oder wenn Lieferungen kommen? So […]

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Floating Homes – Das „neue“ Wohnen auf dem Wasser

Vor fast dreißig Jahren interessierten sich vor allem Menschen mit individuellem Lifestyle für Hausboote. Durch den geringer werdenden Wohnraum in den Städten und den steigenden Immobilienpreisen – zunehmend auch auf dem Land – ist das […]

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Wie Sie den Lärm bezwingen

Verlaufen neben Ihrem gemütlichen Heim nun Gleise und ständig rattern die Güterzüge hinterm Gartenzaun? Wohnen Sie in der Einflugschneise eines Flughafens? Oder führt eine Autobahn am Schlafzimmerfenster vorbei? Lärm vom eigenen Zuhause fernzuhalten ist oft […]

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Video: Warum wir es wert sind

Viele Immobilienverkäufer merken erst im Verkaufsprozess, dass sie sich zu viel aufgebürdet haben. Der Aufwand beginnt bereits mit dem Zusammenstellen aller verkaufsrelevanten Unterlagen. Denn hier sind einige Behördengänge nötig. Was für Eigentümer eine Hürde ist, […]

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