I am Daniela from Finbird digital. My mission is to provide mortgage and property advice for expats in Germany.

How to search to find real estate

Properties come in many different variations: From a single apartment with less than 40 square meters of living space to a villa in the suburbs. Before starting your search, the first thing you should do is determine your budget. The budget is different for each person. In most cases, buyers do not have the purchase price in cash, but need to finance it, for example, with a bank. You should be on top of your financial situation before buying. Start with your income and expenses – and cash that is available. A mortgage and financing advisor will be able to help you with realistic expectations and options that will be available to you.

Residency Status 101

The German law provides for various forms of residence titles: Visa, Residence Permit...