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Buying an apartment in Germany: Comfortable living in the country or dynamic lifestyle in the city?

The variety of real estate locations in Germany can hardly be surpassed in terms of versatility: from the alpine regions in the south to the relaxing North and Baltic Seas, there are countless attractive options for the purchase of high-quality condominiums and apartments that meet the highest demands. The question often arises as to whether the purchase should ultimately take place in an urban environment or rather further out in the country - after all, such a decision will shape the quality of life and living in coming years or even decades and therefore needs to be carefully considered. Even though this decision is often significantly influenced by one's own private and professional situation as well as individual preferences, there are some differences on the market that make a closer look seem sensible. Your real estate agent in Germany, Engel & Völkers, explains the most significant differences between buying a central urban or peripheral apartment in this article.

Buy your new condominium in the country and benefit from numerous advantages!

As already indicated, Germany offers excellent opportunities for a natural, quiet life away from larger cities in all 16 federal states: Between the Black Forest and Müritz, condominiums and apartments can be purchased in many small communities, suburbs and villages that promise a quiet, relaxing lifestyle. In the meantime, the infrastructure in Germany has also improved significantly in the country, so that medical care, food procurement and basic shopping facilities for everyday needs can also be implemented well away from larger cities - online trade is a great alternative for specialized needs.

In addition, apartments in rural locations are significantly cheaper compared to what is available in cities: While purchase prices for condominiums in the seven largest cities rose by an average of 8.6 percent in the first quarter of 2019, they increased in rural, less densely populated regions by only 4.2 percent. At the same time, the supply situation in decentralized real estate locations is more relaxed: If you want to buy a condominium or an apartment, you will find a greater variety of offers in the countryside. The real estate agent Engel & Völkers will help you find your comfortable dream apartment in Germany: Convince yourself of our national, exclusive portfolio!

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Buying an apartment in German cities: discover your options!

With the purchase of a flat or an apartment in a multifaceted city, you can expect fundamentally different location advantages: you live centrally in the midst of social life, benefit from varied cultural and leisure activities and find fully developed local transport and shopping opportunities. Discover new culinary influences in the international gastronomy landscape of German cities, do without the car and use the short ways of everyday life and expand your social environment with numerous new, multicultural contacts. If you buy an apartment or a flat in an urban environment, you also live in close proximity to many attractive employers from all conceivable industrial, service and creative sectors, which open up promising career paths. Whether in Hamburg, Munich, Berlin or one of the many other fascinating big cities: at your real estate agent in Germany, Engel & Völkers, you will find the ideal condominium that meets all your requirements about living in the city.

Whether rural or in the middle of the city: Buy your condominium with Engel & Völkers, your real estate agent in Germany

Thanks to the extensive network of Engel & Völkers real estate shops throughout Germany, you can access our world-renowned real estate brokerage offers in German cities as well as in many rural locations: our professionally trained experts will advise you competently and reliably on your real estate location of choice and help you to buy the right apartment or condominium in Germany. Trust in our proven consulting concept, with which we accompany you from the first contact to the handover of the keys and offer you an uncompromising buying experience. With Engel & Völkers Germany to your dream apartment - quickly, easily and at the best price. Schedule an appointment today with an Engel & Völkers real estate agent in your region. Call us on +49 (0) 40 - 36 13 10 or contact us using the red button on the right side of the screen. We look forward to you!

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