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Our real estate agents advise you professionally when buying a villa or a house in Germany

Since Engel & Völkers Germany is represented nationwide in Germany with a total of 270 residential property shops, our real estate agents are familiar with almost all attractive residential areas in the 16 federal states as well as the peculiarities of each region and are able to provide you with valuable tips on local developments in the real estate markets as well as the purchase of a house or a villa in Germany. Engel & Völkers Germany has been successful in the purchase, sale and long-term leasing of upmarket properties for more than 4 decades and has been the award-winning industry leader for many years. In order to live up to this distinction and the trust placed in us, Engel & Völkers Germany strives to maintain the core values of the company - competence, exclusivity and passion. This claim to our own excellence is a matter of the heart and is aimed at the goal of offering the same brand experience to every single customer who is interested in buying a villa or house in Germany. In addition to our technical expertise and comprehensive service, our unique network is part of the success of Engel & Völkers Germany. The international affiliate network allows our real estate agents access to some of the most beautiful properties and facilitates communication from and to villa or homeowners in Germany looking for a new owner for their property.

- You will find a villa in the countryside with the real estate agents Engel & Völkers Germany

Home buying in Germany: the "Big Seven" in comparison

The German real estate market has developed from a provider market to a demand market in recent years. Particularly scarce is the supply of high-quality villas and houses, the interest of - increasingly international buyers - on the other hand increases. In particular, properties in the conurbations of Germany and their rural catchment areas are in demand, in which our real estate agents from Engel & Völkers Germany recorded record sales in 2018 in the sale of their homes. As in the previous year, the front runners are Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Cologne, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf. For 10 years, the only trend in the price of real estate of all kinds has been pointing upwards. In the first half of 2018, prices for houses in Germany rose by 7.0 percent. Especially in urban conurbations, the demand for high-end real estate can hardly be covered, so that our estate agents from Engel & Völkers Germany expect further price increases. Despite this development, we are optimistic about the general conditions for the purchase of villas and houses thanks to the strong economy, wage increases and lower mortgage rates. Therefore, if you are thinking of buying a property, you are well advised to use the expertise of our real estate agents at Engel & Völkers. If you are interested in detailed data of individual real estate markets, take a look at our Engel & Völkers Wohnimmobilien Marktbericht Deutschland 2018/2019.

Why hire a real estate agent for home buying?

Buying a property is a complex project - and could be so easy with an experienced real estate agent. The first step is the choice of the real estate location. Do you prefer to live in the center of a bustling metropolis or in the countryside? Or combine the advantages of the two options and buy a house in the suburbs, or the surrounding area of a large metropolis. Our real estate agents from Engel & Völkers Germany can provide detailed information on all options, their advantages and disadvantages as well as special features of the region you prefer. We know the preferred residential locations of each real estate location and the predominant types of real estate there. If you have found a house or villa in our extensive portfolio that meets your needs together with our estate agents, we arrange an on-site visit. Of course, our real estate agents are aware of any details about the object and provide relevant documentation such as floor plans, building permit, building fee list, insurance policies and energy pass. Likewise, we are always available for any queries. You can also fully rely on the support of Engel & Völkers Germany during the sales negotiations. We make sure that all parties are satisfied with the transaction. For a successful completion of your real estate purchase, our real estate agents arrange the notary appointment and accompany you until the end of the contract of your new villa or your new house - on request and beyond. In our residential property shops, we give you a first impression of our work. Schedule an appointment or visit us for a personal consultation in one of our shops in your area.

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