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A typical apartment sale with Engel & Völkers Germany: This is how it works

For many homeowners, the sale of an apartment in Germany is associated with time-consuming processes that a regular person often finds difficult to manage on their own. The questions begin with the assessment of the sales price and do not end with the marketing strategy and the bureaucratic requirements. Therefore, when selling your own apartment, it makes sense to rely on the help of a real estate agent who, thanks to their expertise and flexibility, can routinely overcome the hurdles of the sales process. Our experienced real estate agents at Engel & Völkers Germany are exactly the right go to for your apartment sale; Convince yourself in the following of the proven 8 steps which help lead your sales project to succes.

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1. Personal and individual advice for the sale of your apartment

Our service begins with a non-binding and exclusive consultation in which you describe your sales concern to us and we will work together to design the basis for your project. If you wish to work with us, we will take the next steps; We are now at your disposal for personal advice at any time. 

2. Professional market price assessment of your apartment 

After the initial consultation, an equally free and non-binding property analysis follows: We calculate the current sales value of your apartment, taking into account a wide variety of factors such as location, condition, size and year of construction. We also know the local, German and international real estate market and, thanks to constant price and trend research, are always up to date, which is essential to determine the actual sales value of your apartment.

3. Exclusive marketing at the highest level 

If we were able to convince you of our working method and market price assessment, we will start the next step with the marketing of your apartment. A Germany-wide and international network and numerous contacts to solvent prospective buyers are helpful factors that we use for target group analysis in order to find the right buyer for your apartment. You decide whether you want classic, public marketing geared towards the timely brokerage of your property, or whether you prefer a discreet sales strategy in cooperation with our private office, in which only a select group of interested parties has access to relevant information.

4. Individual marketing concept for your apartment 

Lean back - we will also take on the next part of the marketing phase and create a high-quality synopsis and professional photos that will significantly increase the attractiveness of your apartment with potential buyers. If desired, we will publish your synopsis in different languages and make sales accessible to international customers. Ultimately, your satisfaction counts, which is why the implementation of your wishes is our top priority.

5. Best possible tour planning 

The creation of a meaningful synopsis is now followed by the coordination of viewing appointments in order to make the sale of your apartment as smooth as possible. After we have answered inquiries and made contact with potential buyers, we ensure that the dates do not overlap and are also in line with your calendar. Our real estate agents also answer emails, provide expert information and enable you to have a stress-free everyday life without restrictions or obligations

6. Reliable report on the sales status of your apartment 

Of course, we do nothing without first notifying you and obtaining your consent during the marketing phase. It is our concern to keep you regularly informed about the current marketing status. In addition to conventional methods, we use a digital tool specifically for this purpose: With the Engel & Völkers Germany owner app, you can conveniently and independently obtain an overview of all activities related to the sale of your apartment at any time and contact our real estate agents regardless of location.

7. Competent and professional contract negotiation 

Benefit from the know-how of our real estate agents, especially in the penultimate step: Once a suitable buyer has been found, it is now important to bring the sales process to a successful and satisfactory conclusion for both parties, so that you can sell your apartment on ideal terms and make the greatest possible profit achieve.

8. Comprehensive after-sales service beyond the conclusion of the contract 

Even after the successful sale of your apartment, we are available to you as a contact for questions and concerns. In addition, our real estate agents from Engel & Völkers Germany will accompany you with the handover of the keys, provide you with advice during the often stressful move and, if desired, also take over the applications for the registration office, GEZ and municipal utilities.

As you can see, it is not for nothing that Engel & Völkers has been one of the leading real estate agents worldwide for over 40 years. Extensive national and international presence as well as a comprehensive training and further education system make our real estate agents the best partners for the sale of your apartment. You too can benefit from our successful marketing strategy and contact us for an initial consultation - Engel & Völkers Germany.

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Do you know how much your property is currently worth? No matter if you just want to inform yourself about the current market-price, or if you wish to sell your property for the best price: our experienced marketing experts are happy to assist you with a free and non-binding valuation.