"This is our vision for our relationship with you"

Portrait Arnaud Schott | Immobilienmakler für Berlin

"Whether they are real estate-oriented investment corporations or private managers of family assets, our clients are, above all, investors. aus der Investition in Immobilien hervorgegangen sind, oder um Privatpersonen, die ein Familienvermögen verwalten, unsere Kunden sind in erster Linie Investoren.

Real estate investments are always long-term investments, therefore our relationships with clients are also long-term and personal.

We provide continuous consulting and support to help you earn sustainable and substantial returns.

Standards of support have to be even higher when you invest abroad. That is why we have been focused on our core market, Germany, with a multi-lingual team ever since our founding.

Thanks to our focus on the needs of our customers, many of whom have placed their confidence in us for many years now, ADEN IMMOBILIEN has developed a highly specialized set of capabilities.

Arnaud Schott, Founder and Managing Director of ADEN IMMOBILIEN

Investment Management

At the outset, we work with you to define a strategy that matches your project. Selecting the right investments requires a high level of market expertise.

Wealth
Management

Appraising the real estate portfolio and optimizing performance are among our most important activities.

Project
Management

Only at the time of sale does your property investment realize its capital appreciation. Consequently, ADEN IMMOBILIEN has a department dedicated to this task.

SUPPORT ACROSS YOUR PROJECT'S ENTIRE LIFECYCLE

ADEN IMMOBILIEN supports you during the entire investment process. We are with you every step of the way.

The five most important steps to take before you begin.

A clear definition of your real estate investment project is key to its success, as you choose the appropriate property. Berlin is an affordable real estate market, offering a wide selection of opportunities.

As a first step, we recommend asking yourself the following questions:

• Are you searching for your personal dream home?
• Are you buying the apartment for your child or another member of the family?
• Do you want to rent out the apartment in the future?
• Are you hoping to earn capital gains thanks to the property's appreciation?
• Are you trying to develop a portfolio of real estate assets?

There's a matching property for every investment goal. For example, if you invest in a property with a high rate of rental return but limited resale potential, you will find that the long-term total return is unfavorable. A good capital investment is liquid: it can be resold easily.

Discover our offer of Berlin apartments – our portfolio expands constantly, thanks to the efforts of our Berlin-based team.

 

Next you should choose your investment horizon: Real estate investments are, generally, speaking, long-term investments. It is an asset class that reaches its true value over time. If you buy an apartment or building in Berlin, it's important that the you choose the investment horizon based on several criteria, including tax considerations. Because capital gains are not taxed if the resale occurs at least ten years after purchase, we recommend that as the minimum duration of your investment.

Before buying an apartment you have to define your budget, of course. A requirement for a purchase is either a confirmation of financing or equity capital. Consider carefully beforehand what consequences a mortgage may have on your disposable income.

In principle, your personal bank can provide financing. We would be delighted to help you find financing at the most favorable conditions - our financing partners will help you select the best offer.

When defining your investment project, you should discover what level of financing will be necessary to execute your investment.

In Berlin real estate is still undervalued. Prices in Berlin are still low compared with other German and European metropolises. The average price in Berlin is around €5,000 per square meter. But you will discover that prices vary highly by district, street, and even building. That is why it's important to have a good sense of what neighborhoods you are targeting as you make price comparisons.
Even if you are only buying Berlin real estate as an investment, we recommend selecting a good location. That way you minimize risk when you decide to sell.

Fifty percent of Berlin's buildings were constructed between 1880 and 1920. The overwhelming majority of them have been renovated. Apartments in these buildings are investment-worthy. They are better value than new constructions in Berlin, and historic buildings won't go out of fashion quickly.

Buying German real estate involves the following costs, as a percentage of the sales price:

  • 6.0% real estate purchase tax
  • ca. 1% notarial fees
  • a ca. 0.5% fee for the entry into the Land Register ("Grundbuch")

Unfamiliar with the Berlin market or in need of advice on the real estate purchase process? Expert advice is extremely important to get an objective viewpoint and to learn about several easily overlooked but important points.

ADEN IMMOBILIEN will accompany you through your entire real estate purchase process. We are experts on the Berlin real estate market and we are happy to advise you.

Only at the time of sale does your property investment realize its capital appreciation. Consequently, ADEN IMMOBILIEN has a department dedicated to this task.

We offer comprehensive services for your residential real estate project – from the subdivision of the building up to the sale of the individual residential units.

Our project management department tackles the following tasks:
• Coordinating the various parties (e.g., owner, architect, lawyers, and superintendent)
• Marketing through various real estate agents and the ADEN IMMOBILIEN network in Berlin and Paris
• Strategy and marketing support

OUR TEAM

with passion for service

Mathilde Allemand

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Junior Project Manager

French, German, English +49 30 88 70 24 08 mathilde.allemand@aden-immo.com

Michael Bautz

Office Berlin Friedrichshain

Real Estate Agent

German, English +49 30 29 77 87 80 michael.bautz@aden-immo.com
Lars Drewes

Lars Drewes

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Head of Sales

German, English +49 30 23 633 533 lars.drewes@aden-immo.com
Foto Mitarbeiterin Isabelle Goncalves

Isabelle Goncalves

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Real Estate Agent

French, German, English +49 30 887 024 07 isabelle.goncalves@aden-immo.com

Robina Henicke

Office Berlin Friedrichshain

Real Estate Agent

German, English +49 30 29 77 87 80 robina.henicke@aden-immo.com

Annabel Huard

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Senior Project Manager

French, German, English +49 30 88 70 24 08 annabel.huard@aden-immo.com

Udo Lewin

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Real Estate Agent

German, English +49 30 23 633 533 udo.lewin@aden-immo.com

Olivier Montero

Office Berlin Friedrichshain

Real Estate Agent

French, German, English +49 30 29 77 87 80 olivier.montero@aden-immo.com

David Nguyen

Office Paris

Managing Director

French, English +33 1 56 33 70 70 david.nguyen@aden-immo.com

Hélène Salvanes

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Marketing & Business Development

French, English, German +49 30 88 70 24 08 helene.salvanes@aden-immo.com
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Arnaud Schott

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Managing Director

French, German, English +49 30 23 633 533 arnaud.schott@aden-immo.com

Cihan Selmo

Office Berlin Charlottenburg

Real Estate Agent

German, English, Turkish +49 30 220 66 11 77 cihan.selmo@aden-immo.com

Ulrike Siebert

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Marketing Manager

German, English +49 30 88 70 24 08 ulrike.siebert@aden-immo.com

Julian Strehblow

Office Berlin Charlottenburg

Real Estate Agent

German, English +49 30 220 66 11 77 julian.strehblow@aden-immo.com
Foto Mitarbeiterin Alice Thion

Alice Thion

Office Berlin Wilmersdorf

Rental Manager

French, German, English +49 30 887 024 07 alice.thion@aden-immo.com

Jeannette Zentel-Schertlin

Office Berlin Charlottenburg

Real Estate Agent

German, English, Spanish +49 30 220 66 11 77 jeannette.zentel-schertlin@aden-immo.com