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(Video) Nightmares of rental housing in Berlin
26 August 2019

(Video) Nightmares of rental housing in Berlin

For beginners in Berlin, the numerous rules for finding and renting housing can turn this process into a nightmare.
(Video) Public Transportation Guide in Berlin
19 August 2019

(Video) Public Transportation Guide in Berlin

Berlin public transport is a gigantic mechanism that moves hundreds of thousands of people across a vast territory almost uninterruptedly. What is it and how to use it - we tell in our new video
(Video) Where is better to live in Berlin? Four great areas.
19 August 2019

(Video) Where is better to live in Berlin? Four great areas.

Whether you are moving here to live, or just want to visit the capital of Germany as a tourist - it is important to choose the area where you are staying. We talk about the current prices for rental and purchase of housing in Grunewald, Spandau, Marzahn and Charlottenburg.
(Video) The most unusual expenses in Germany
19 August 2019

(Video) The most unusual expenses in Germany

People moving to Germany are often surprised by the new taxes and expenses that you have to get used to. We talk about the most unusual items of living expenses in Germany.
(Video) Where and how to find comfortable housing in Berlin?
19 August 2019

(Video) Where and how to find comfortable housing in Berlin?

Demand for housing in the German capital is much higher than the offer - therefore, prices are high and owners can afford “castings” with the selection of the most reliable tenants. On the other hand, high demand creates the temptation to reduce the quality of the product, because people will still pay for it.
(Video) How to rent an apartment in Germany?
19 August 2019

(Video) How to rent an apartment in Germany?

The process of renting housing in Germany, starting with the search for options and ending with moving to another place, is not complicated in itself. However, it is very different from rental in Russia. Therefore, it is better to prepare in advance in order to know how to rent an apartment in Germany
Kto, kogda i kak platit nalogi v Germanii?  Vlasti Germanii vnimatel'no sledyat za ispolneniyem nalogovykh obyazatel'stv rezidentami. Kakiye sushchestvuyut nalogovyye stat'i, skol'ko v srednem platyat vladel'tsy i kak eto delayetsya?  Vlasti Germanii vnim
19 August 2019

Kto, kogda i kak platit nalogi v Germanii? Vlasti Germanii vnimatel'no sledyat za ispolneniyem nalogovykh obyazatel'stv rezidentami. Kakiye sushchestvuyut nalogovyye stat'i, skol'ko v srednem platyat vladel'tsy i kak eto delayetsya? Vlasti Germanii vnim

The German authorities are closely monitoring the fulfillment of tax obligations by residents. What tax items exist, how much do owners pay on average, and how is this done?
Where is it better to live in Berlin?
17 August 2019

Where is it better to live in Berlin?

Overview of the most attractive areas of Berlin with prices for rent and purchase of housing.
The most unusual expenses in Germany
04 August 2019

The most unusual expenses in Germany

In Germany, there are interesting and unusual taxes and services for which residents have to lay out sometimes decent amounts. What kind of expenses and how much they pay for them, we consider in our article.
Study in Germany: an exchange student's view
02 May 2019

Study in Germany: an exchange student's view

Germany is a very attractive country for students from all over the world. In addition to other European countries, students from China, India, Russia, the USA and the countries of South America annually spend a semester or a year abroad or are even enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students. One of the most important advantages of Germany is a free higher education.
What is Hausgeld and how expensive is it to maintain an apartment in Germany?
02 May 2019

What is Hausgeld and how expensive is it to maintain an apartment in Germany?

When buying an apartment in Germany for yourself or for renting, you will inevitably encounter the need to learn a lot of nuances to avoid unforeseen expenses. One important point that is worth paying attention to is the maintenance of the apartment.
How, where and when to pay property taxes in Germany
02 May 2019

How, where and when to pay property taxes in Germany

Taxes are an important part of the economic system of any state. The German tax system is relatively well-established and transparent, and the authorities are closely monitoring the fulfillment of tax obligations.
"Easy-peasy": the color wheel and how to use it
14 April 2019

"Easy-peasy": the color wheel and how to use it

The color wheel is an invention used by designers in all areas and artists. The color wheel is extremely useful for people who do not have special knowledge in the field of design, because it is very easy to use and allows you to independently choose color solutions that look good.
Noise Isolation - Why and How?
11 April 2019

Noise Isolation - Why and How?

Noise pollution is a constant sound background that is loud enough to cause harm to living organisms (many other animals are much more sensitive than us). Since in the wild, everyone has long since adapted to noise sources, even to such powerful ones as waterfalls or sea surf, the only source of noise pollution is our own activity. Otherwise it is called anthropogenic factor.
How not to stumble when renting a property?
10 April 2019

How not to stumble when renting a property?

Depending on your experience and on the type of real estate, different options of action open up. Want to rent an apartment for a long time? You start by posting the announcement and preparing the documents. Planning to take the trading floors? This is more complicated. However, in any case, there are pitfalls that need attention. If they seem too big or sharp - it will be wise to attract professionals.
What are the costs of buying property in Germany
06 April 2019

What are the costs of buying property in Germany

Acquisition of real estate is always associated with additional costs. We tell, for what and how much buyers of real estate in Germany pay extra.
Top European Cities in 2019
30 March 2019

Top European Cities in 2019

On the one hand, we know that most European cities are not only suitable, but also pleasant for living.

On the other hand, there are differences. Why, for example, would an artist or musician prefer Berlin, while an economist or business analyst looks in the direction of Frankfurt am Main? In addition, Europeans themselves are much more sensitive to the qualitative differences between countries and cities.
When food associates with claustrophobia
30 March 2019

When food associates with claustrophobia

What if there is a small kitchen in the apartment? Someone does not interfere at all, someone will say that you can get used to. We have collected tips that will suit everyone and help to enlarge the kitchen without breaking the walls.
Outsourcing in Germany
18 March 2019

Outsourcing in Germany

In the modern business community, outsourcing issues are gaining considerable interest, since this optimization tool for managing the company's operations reduces the costs of the main activities through the withdrawal of non-core production, with the subsequent restructuring of the organizational structure and the development of active areas of innovation policy.
How to find an apartment in Germany?
26 February 2019

How to find an apartment in Germany?

Find an apartment in Germany is simple and hard at the same time, but it should be understood that to cope with this task is not always easy even local.

Real estate market check in Berlin Charlottenburg
22 February 2019

Real estate market check in Berlin Charlottenburg

This time around, we would like to introduce to you a short real estate market analysis check of the district Berlin Charlottenburg based on the data of Immoscout24.
What can you buy for 100,000 euros in Germany and Berlin?
21 February 2019

What can you buy for 100,000 euros in Germany and Berlin?

The main questions of potential property owners abroad are what, where and for how much you can buy. After all bank troubles for the citizens of the former union, a powerful and indestructible situation has changed, however, the amount of 100,000 euros remains quite real for the purchase of real estate.
Staging can make a home look its best during a sales period without the pricey cost of a renovation
18 January 2019

Staging can make a home look its best during a sales period without the pricey cost of a renovation

When it comes to marketing a property, home staging is one pivotal resource that should be considered and Virtual Staging is the other.  Home staging is an on-the-surface solution that makes a property more attractive to potential buyers.  Virtual Staging does the same thing and is created with real images of your empty home.

Transportation in Berlin
14 January 2019

Transportation in Berlin

How does public transport in Berlin work and why does it make the city so convenient?