Berlin is ranked as the best city and property market for buying real estate in Germany and in Europe, well ahead of cities like Munich, Paris, Barcelona and London. Berlin housing market attracts a growing number of german and international buyers and investors thanks to home prices, tax advantages and strong capital appreciation potential. In this way, investments in commercial and residential property market soared last years from 3 billion to more than 10 billion euros per year. Buying a property in Berlin is first of all investing in Germany, the world's second exporting country and the leading economy in Eurozone with a budget surplus of 18 billion euros in 2017. So, the real estate market in Berlin is more than safe (AAA investment) and with double-digit housing price development, it is really a good time to buy in Berlin!
Buying a property in Berlin allows to benefit from unique tax advantages and very valuable prospects for capital gain, especially for an investment property.
In fact, with an average of 3706 euros per sqm, Berlin property prices are currently the lowest among major European capitals and cities: in instance property prices in Berlin are 2-3 times lower than Paris or Munich and 4-5 times lower than prices in London. In addition, residential real estate in the city is registering ca. +10 percent price growth per year which insures positive long-term perspectives for property buyers in the german capital.
An investment property buyer in Berlin benefit from unique tax advantages like low property tax, mortgage rates deduction and purchase costs amortization. Actually, the tax rate on rental income would be often less than 10% for the buyer of one or two apartments in the german capital. In addition, after a holding period of 10 years, a landlord benefits from a full tax exemption on capital profit on the apartment sale.
The growth of Berlin properties value is driven by strong fundamentals. In fact, last years thepopulation increase of over new 50,000 people vs. less than 10,000 new properties built per year generated a record home occupancy rate of 98% of properties, a huge housing demand and a sharp shortge of vacant apartments on offer in the city. In addition, less than 20% of Berliners are owners of their homes, so there is a huge potential for the long-term development of the apartments' price and rent in the city.
Our real estate agency list over 300 properties and apartments for sale in Berlin located in best city central neighborhoods like Berlin Mitte district, Prenzlauer Berg, Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, Schöneberg, Neukölln and Charlottenburg. Our real estate listings include apartments of all size and building type and range from the 1-bedroom flat to the 4-5 bedroom family apartment. We have also an exclusive selection of luxury apartments in new building development with high quality fittings. For investment, we always advise our clients to buy rather small central location apartments (studio, 1-bedroom or 2-bedroom) as the demand and rent profitability are higher. In this way, we offer profitable properties to rent like 1-room furnished flats in Mitte , 1-bedroom flats in central city areas as well as tenanted apartments with discounted house sales prices.
In addition to our featured listings of Berlin apartments for sale, we offer a customized home search service, based on your new home search criteria. For this you can send us an email or book an apppointment with an estate agent in order to set-up the apartment search preferences (location, type of building, floor, flat size, number of bedrooms, price, balcony, heating, bathroom type, attic flat...).
If you are an investor looking for specific investment property (commercial, residential, buildings...), our agents will take on charge your inquiry and revert to you with suitable properties in line with your investment goals.
Our English-speaking Berlin estate agents offer you a full-service for your property purchase or sale in Berlin. We are one of the few agents who provide assistance from A to Z during the purchase process until the signature of your new property sale contract at the notary office. If you buy a new apartment for self-use, we advise you on the local area lifestyle and people, the average sale price per district, the type of apartments and buildings, the mortgage rates and we will guide you throughout the purchase prcoess in Germany with all serenity. For a property investment in Berlin, we advise you on the best purchase options including neighborhoods to target, rent levels and profitability per district, building and apartment type, and the sale price potential.
If you are interested in buying an apartment in Berlin with a property mortgage in Germany, our agents will also advise you about the german market interest rates, the amount of mortgage loan that you could get and the credit application process. We also could manage on your behalf the mortgage application in Germany.
If you buy an apartment in Berlin to rent (already tenanted property or buy to let), our agency offers you a comprehensive property management service that includes tenants search, the selection of your new flat tenant, the rental contract management and the collection of your monthly rent.
If you are a landlord in Berlin and you would like to inquire about a real estate appraisal in order to sell your property in Berlin, our real estate agents offer you a free property valuation and a full management service of your property sale in Berlin until the the signture of the notary sale contract and at the best price!
For any information about our services anda our apartments for sale or for any advice regarding real estate investment in Berlin, price and rent levels in the german capital, notary contract fees and costs, mortage rates in Germany, and the process of buying and selling a property in Germany, our English-speaking Berlin estate agents are happy to provide full assistance to your inquiry.
Our real estate agency in the city of Berlin is located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg. Do not hesitate to come and meet us for a free consultation with a First Citiz Berlin agent around your new home purchase or investment in Berlin!
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