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Renting out an Apartment & House: What to Consider? Property, Tax & Advice

Renting a property can be a great extra income, but it can also become your main job. Landlords have many duties towards the tenant and have to take care of the property. However, if this is successful, a lot of profit can result. We will explain how you can best let your property and how […]

Buy Multi-Family Residential: Property Evaluation, Procedure, Costs, Taxes & Tenants

Buy an apartment building- Your idea has manifested itself and your dream of a house becomes reality. You have already looked at some properties, compared prices and set your budget for buying a house. Before you go into closer negotiations with sellers or reserve a property, you should plan the house financing and determine your […]

AEVO exam presentation: example, sample, concept and topics – video tips!

AEVO exam presentation – You have passed your theoretical AEVO exam? Congratulations! Now you only have to take the practical exam in front of the IHK examination board. For all the different professions you have to prepare individual presentations for the practical exam and presentation. This also means that you have to prepare work material, […]

Cosmetic repairs – definition, specifications tenancy law & deadlines

Cosmetic repairs – Cosmetic repairs are by definition minor, non-essential repairs to the apartment, such as painting, wallpapering or painting doors and heating systems. Landlord and tenant must agree before moving in and include desired clauses regarding cosmetic repairs in the lease. If nothing is stipulated in the rental agreement, the statutory provisions of tenancy […]

Double renting – tenant, compensation & holiday flat

Dual Tenancy – A dual tenancy occurs when the landlord enters into a lease with two tenants at the same time, or before the previous tenant has moved out, enters into a lease with a new tenant. The rule is that the first tenant has more rights than the new tenant. In such a case, […]

Property management – tasks, costs & training

Responsibility & Tasks Property management – The property management is responsible for the care of the condominium owners’ association and their meeting, caretaker activities and garden maintenance, winter and clearing services, commissioning and supervision of repairs or renovation work, preparation of accounts and business plans. The property management carries out the resolutions of the condominium […]

Animals (neighbourhood law) in the neighbourhood as a subject of dispute

Animals (neighbourhood law) – The keeping of animals is a socially adequate behaviour, which is naturally connected with noises and thus to be accepted with regard to the requirement of neighbourly consideration. If the attitude of an animal leads to unreasonable impairments of the neighbours, the border is exceeded there. This includes, on the one […]

Investment property: renting, costs, tax… what to consider? – Videos

Real estate as an investment – step by step, from the basics to specific questions about renting. Earn money with real estate! Here you will find tips from professionals. Good luck. Frequently asked questions include: What do I need to consider when renting out? What is important with old houses? How do I calculate the […]

Ordering party principle for the brokerage of a rental property

Bestellerprinzip – In order to protect prospective tenants from the additional burden of paying the broker’s commission, the Bestellerprinzip applies. This means that whoever commissions an estate agent with the procurement of a prospective tenant for a rented flat must pay the agent’s commission. If the broker violates the principle by charging fees for a […]

Rent increase

Rent increase – The increase of the rent can have different reasons. For example, the landlord has the right to increase the rent if he wants to carry out modernisation measures or to adjust it to a general rent increase. However, the rent may only be increased 15 months after the last rent increase at […]

Landlord’s certificate, landlord’s confirmation – contents, deadlines and possible fines

Landlord certificate, landlord confirmation – If you move into an apartment or a house, the so-called landlord certificate is always an important issue that should be considered to avoid unnecessary costs. It was introduced due to a large number of so-called bogus addresses, which were often used for criminal activities. Landlord certificate – What you […]

Warm rent to cover all ancillary costs

Warm rent – In addition to the cold rent, the warm rent also includes the warm operating costs. The warm operating costs include the heating and hot water costs of a household, and thus also the maintenance work of the heating and chimney sweep costs. The tenant pays these costs to the landlord, who transfers […]