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Are you planning to sell a property in Berlin? Whether it's for selling an investment property, or your own home in the city, this is one of the most important life decisions, so it is crucial that you collaborate with a market expert agent who will represent your best interests. All real estate agencies are not one and the same, and finding the right one for your transaction is critical! First Citiz Berlin benefit from a strong market reputation as well as a high customer satisfaction.

Our certified international real estate agent is specialized in selling all type of properties in Berlin (apartments, commercial properties, apartment buildings, land plots, houses...). Our company offers you a free property valuation service and a turnkey sale process management.


Why is First Citiz the right agent to sell your property in Berlin?

With First Citiz Berlin international real estate agency, you will benefit from a unique set of advantages:

  • Free property valuation service by certified real estate market experts
  • Berlin property market proficiency and right pricing of your property
  • Knowledge of the city neighborhoods and house prices street by street 
  • Local and international visibility and listing to attract the largest and quality prospective buyers
  • Comprehensive service and assistance throughout the transaction process steps
  • High-commitment and proficiency to provide you with the best quality transaction service

Please, note that our real estate agent charges absolutely no fees to the property seller for the property valuation service neither for the sale process management!


Our turnkey service to sell your apartment in Berlin

For selling your apartment in Berlin at the best conditions and price, our real estate agents offer you a turnkey service package:

  • Free valuation of your apartment in Berlin.
  • Collection of the apartment sale documents from your local apartment manager in Germany.
  • Planning and implementation of an efficient sale strategy and process.
  • Professional photograpy service in order to make the best presentation of your apartment.
  • Local and international listing of your apartment in Berlin.
  • Organization of the viewings of your flat in Berlin and follow-up with prospective buyers.
  • Selection of the best purchase offer for your apartment.
  • Check of the credit application (capital, mortgage rate, monthly settlement...) and the capacity of the new owner to pay the apartment purchase price.
  • Administrative coordination with the notary office for the preparation of the apartment purchase and sale agreement.
  • Organization of the appointment at the notary office for the signature of the new purchase and sale agreement.
  • Follow-up of the payment by the new home owner of the apartment purchase price to your account.
  • State of the premises and apartment key handover to the new home owner.


An accurate & professional property valuation service respresents the first step of a successful sale process of your apartment at the best price.





How to sell your property in Berlin at the best conditions?

By collaborating with our international real estate agent for managing the sale transaction process of your apartment in Berlin, you would maximize your chances to complete a successful property sale and to benefit from a fully reliable sale process management. 



Free of charge property sale in Berlin Free property valuation and no fees for the seller

Our real estate property valuation and sale management services are free of charge. Setting-up the right sale price of 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 city neighborhoods and home sale prices by area. As the owner of the apartment, you have absolutely no fees to pay for the property valuation service neither for the transaction sale management.



Turnkey property sale service berlin   Turnkey management of the property sale process 

Our real estate agent ensures for you the full administrative and commercial management of the property sale process until the notary appointment for the signature of the apartment purchase and sale agreement. Our turnkey service package does not end at the notary sale contract signature but also extends to the follow-up of the payment of the apartment sale price by the new home owner and the handover of the keys of the apartment to the new home owner. If the apartment is already tenanted, we could manage on your behlaf the contact and the organization of viewings directly with the home tenant.


Berlin property market knowledge   Extensive property market knowledge

Our knowledge of the local housing market in Berlin, the supply and demand of apartments for every district of the city and the average price of apartments & commercial properties in the city is a main advantage for you. This allows us not only to establish an accurate valuation of the market sale price of your property but also to select the best profiles among the new home buyers pool. Currently, our real estate agent lists over 300 apartments and commercial properties for sale in the city (from 1-2 bed apartments to family 4-5 bedroom apartments). The market value of your apartment in Berlin will first depend on the local area and the home offer / demand for similar apartments on the housing market. The market price will 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 also main factor for setting-up the right market sale price: an apartment in need of complete renovation will be sell with 20% price discount compared to a renovated new apartment on the market. The home listing price will also depend on the building type and construction year (i.e new-built development or period building), the building condition and the monthly costs, the building amenities and the transportations / facilities in the area (i.e distance to next metro station). For the sale of an investment property, the market price valuation will also take into view the rental income, the market demand and the prospective rent price 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.


international real agent in Berlin International visiblity and global prospective buyer pool

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.


Effective property sale in berlin Efficient and time effective property 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.  


Sell your property Berlin at the best price The best sale price for your property in Berlin!

In addition to our free of charge sale service package, our team high commitment to deliver the best sale service will make guarantee you a straightforward and high-quality sale transaction process management. With these advantages, as a property owner,  you'll put all 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:


  • Write to us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Contact us directly by phone on +49 (0) 30 41717274.
  • Fill out the property valuation form.


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.



Ask for a free property appraisal 



The key steps to selling your apartment in Berlin

The property sale process in Germany is quite straightforward and the purchase and sale agreements are always signed a state-certified notary office.

This guarantees to both sides, the property seller and the new owner, a fully transparent and trustful transaction process.

  • Step 1: Sale documents collection, apartment valuation and determination of listing sale price.
  • Step 2: Property listing, viewings and best purchase offer selection.
  • Step 3: Notary appointment for the apartment purchase and sale agreement signature.
  • Step 4: Payment of the purchase price by the new home owner and property ownership transfer
  • Step 5: Handover of the apartment keys to the new home owner.


Regarding the signing of the sales contract at the notary and if you do not speak German, this is absolutey not a problem. Indeed, we can accompany you during this step or recommend an english-speaking legal attorney who can represent you and manage on your behalf the legal documentation in Germany. 


Please, note that in Germany the official property ownership transfer and the sale price payment takes place around 6 to 8 weeks after the signature of  the purchase and sale contract at the notary office.  Also in Germany, it's generally the property buyer who hire the notary office of his choice. Upon request, our real estate agency could refer an english-speaking notary office in the city.

For any question about the property sale process in Germany,  please, do not hesitate to get in touch with our estate agent!


Please, note that in 2019, the average price  in the city is around 4150 euros per  sqm. The mortgage market with low rates is also very favorable so it's definitely a good time for selling. For more details please see our page dedicated to real estate prices in the central districts of Berlin

Note: First Citiz GmbH is a real estate agent certified §34c by the German federal state for managing commercial and residential properties purchase, sale and rental transactions in Berlin and all Germany. We are specialized in apartments and real estate properties located in the central areas and neighbourhoods of the city like Prenzlauer Berg, Mitte, Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg, Charlottenburg, Neukölln, Schöneberg, Wedding, Moabit, Tiergarten and Steglitz.


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