Are you planning to sell a property in Berlin?
Whether it's for selling a commercial or residential property, our real estate agent offers you a comprehensive transaction service and full-assistance throughout the steps of the transaction process in the German capital.
Starting with our free real estate appraisal service and until the signature of your new sale transaction contract, our team will demonstrate a high-commitment and proficiency to provide you with the best quality transaction service in all the city. Please, note that our real estate agent charges absolutely no fees for the property seller. For selling your apartment in Berlin, our real estate agent offers you a full-service package:
Please note that our real estate apparaisal and sale management services are completely free of charge for the owner / seller (more info below). With our free valuation service, you could request a professional real estate appraisal of the value of your property within few clicks!
By hiring our international real estate agency for managing the sale transaction process, you benefit from a unique set of advantages for a successful property sale and a fully reliable sale process management.
Our real estate property valuation and sale management services are free of charge. Setting-up the right sale price for your apartment by market certified experts respresents the first and the most important step for a successful transaction process. Our real estate agent takes on charge the costs of marketing (local and international), the visits / presentation and transaction process management related to the sale of your apartment. Whether your flat is located in the district of Mitte, Prenzlauer Berg, Neukölln, Kreuzberg, Charlottenburg, or another central area of the city, our team put at your disposal its knowledge of the town neighborhoods and home sale prices by area. As the owner, you have absolutely no fees to pay for the valuation neither for the transaction sale management.
Our real estate agent ensures for you the full administrative and commercial management of the property sale process until the notary sale contract appointment. Our services package does not end on the day of the signature of the notary sale contract but it also covers the follow-up of the payment of the sale price by the new home owner. At your request, and if you are not in Germany, we can also arrange the handover of the keys of the flat to the new home owner. If the apartment is already on rent, we could manage, on behalf of the landlord, the contact and organization of viewings with the home tenant.
Our knowledge of the local housing market, the supply and demand of apartments for every district of the city, the average prices of apartments (1) and commercial properties, and also the profile of new home buyers for each city location, allow us to make an accurate valuation of the sale price of your property. Currently, our real estate agent list over 300 apartments and commercial properties for sale in the city (from 1-2 bed apartments to family 4-5 bedroom apartments). The value of your apartment in Berlin will first depend on the local area and the home offer / demand for similar apartments and homes on the housing market. The apartment value will also depend on the building type and construction year (i.e new-built development or period building), the building condition and monthly costs, the presence of place to park, the building amenities, the transportations and facilities in the area (i.e distance to metro station). The value will also take into view the living space (sqm), the number of bedrooms and baths, the heating type, the floor and the presence of a balcony or a terrace. The apartment interior condition is a main factor for setting-up the sale price: an apartment in need of complete renovation will sell with up 20% less value compared to a brand new apartment on the market. For the sale of an investment property, the value will also take into view the rent income, the market demand and the rent prices in the area, the expected rental yield / return that could get the new apartment buyer. The long-term market value potential and the expected price development in the area are also important factors for setting the apartement sale price.
Our German client base is composed of local Berliner buyers and people relocating for professional and business reasons from other German cities like Hamburg, Stuttgart and Munich. Our private international clients are essentially expatriates who relocate to the city, in view of the strong economic development and the high living quality in the town. Our private clients generally search to buy a new home in a central area of the town and they are looking to buy different types of apartments and buildings (from the 1-2 bed apartment to the 4-5 bed family apartment). In addition to our individual buyers, we have many cash-payer investors looking for a new property investment in the German capital (rather 1 to 2 bed apartments). To date, we have advised customers from more than 40 different countries and nationalities for the purchase and the sale of commercial properties and residential apartments in Germany (2). The quality of our customer base and our market reputation will definetly be an advantage for your apartment sale both from sale price perspective and sale process.
Before starting the property sale process, our team will first set-up a tailored marketing strategy in order to maximize the chances of selling your apartment at the best conditions. Our marketing package is free of charge and guarantees the best presentation of your apartment and an optimal visibility both for local and international potential buyers. Throughout the sale period, you will have a regular follow-up and communication about the progress of the transaction process, whether you are in Germany or abroad. Thanks to our international visibility and our deep knowledge of housing & commercial property market, the sale period of an apartment with our agent will be take on average 8 weeks for a vacant apartment and around 3 months for a tenanted apartment. Please, note that the sale period depends on the period of the year and the offering sale price. An apartment offered at the right sale price will have all the chances to sell within the normal sale time frame and at the best conditions where an overpriced apartment could stay longer on the market.
In addition to our free of charge sale service package, our team high commitment to deliver the best sale service will make gurantee you a straightforward and high-quality sale transaction process management. With these advantages, as a property owner, you'll have the maximum chances on your side to sell your property at the best sale price (up to 15% higher price) and best conditions. Also, during the sale period, our sales team involvement would ensure you a full satisfaction and just a comfortable sale process of your property in the German capital.
Our real estate agent benefits from a comprehensive insurance cover by the German leading company Allianz. Our insurance covers all our business activity, including visits of properties and apartments with potential buyers. In this view, we are a reliable partner for managing your property sale in Berlin in all serenity.
For more information about our property appraisal service in Berlin and the administrative milestones for buying and selling properties and apartments in Germany, please do not hesitate to:
In order to benefit from our free and non-binding property valuation service, we invite you to fill out the appraisal request form by just clicking on the link below. Our real estate agent team will contact you within 48 hours in order to organize the appraisal of the value and the sale price of your property.
The property sale process in Germany is quite straightforward and the purchase / sale transactions are always done through a state-certified notary office. This guarantees both to the seller and the new owner a fully transparent and trustful transaction process.
Concerning the signature of the property sale contract at the notary office, if you don't speak German fluently, you have three options:
- Being represented by a local lawyer with a Power of Attorney for the property sale contract signature.
- Being represented by an acquaintance or a friend who speaks fluently German with a Power of Attorney.
- Signing the sale contract by yourself with the presence of a certified English-German translator.
Please, note that in Germany the official property ownership transfer and the sale price payment takes place around 6 to 8 weeks after notary sale contract signature. Also in Germany, it's generally the buyer who hire the notary office in charge of the preparation of the new apartment sale contract.
For any question about the property sale process in Germany and the sale time frame, our real estate agent is at your disposal.
(1) Link to find out more about apartments prices (eur / sqm) per city district
(2) First Citiz GmbH is a Berlin real estate agent certified §34c by the German state for managing commercial and residential properties sale and rent transactions in Germany. We are specialized in apartments and real estate properties located in the central areas and neighbourhoods of the city.
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