Historic Berlin – Many Times a Capital

Historic Berlin – Many Times a Capital

Berlin has witnessed many eras, and there are countless reminders of its turbulent history scattered across the metropolis.

  Berlin is big and thinks big as a consequence of many riveting, historical episodes since the 15th century. Berlin’s history in a nutshell During its many epochs, it maintained, finally lost, only to regain its capital status: starting with Mark...
Renting in Berlin – Eight Things to Note

Renting in Berlin – Eight Things to Note

Before signing a rental contract it Germany, there are a few things you should watch out for. In this blog post we give you the low-down on those areas that are important.

  Renting in Germany – keep an eye on these eight things German rental contracts and agreements are not standardized but underlie general legal assumptions. If certain sections and articles therein do not comply with German law, you may simply ignore these....
Getting to Know Berlin’s Rental and Real-Estate Market

Getting to Know Berlin’s Rental and Real-Estate Market

Most foreigners moving to Berlin will rely on the services of estate agents to find a comfortable place to live. Regardless of if you plan to buy a property or are looking for a decent place to rent, your first port of call may be an estate agent and realtor.

A sampling of leading estate agents in Berlin Here is a non-exhaustive list of reputable agents who offer professional services in Berlin: nestoria trovit Ziegert Immobilien Engel & Völkers Immowelt AG Dr. Garlichs Immobilien Koch & Friends FARAWAYHOME (also...
Welcome to Berlin – A City on the Move

Welcome to Berlin – A City on the Move

Berlin is special for a number of reasons. Before looking at its rich history, here are a few key facts about Germany’s capital.

  Berlin is a vibrant city, full of contrasts. Compared to other metropolitan areas around the world, it’s not that populous. Yet first-time visitors will immediately sense its international atmosphere, note its coolness, and feel that it’s got...