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Germany is a hugely popular place to buy real estate. But if you're looking to buy German property, where should you start? This article will provide some useful context on the German property market, take a look at the various strategies available when seeking to buy German real estate, and...

If you're working in Germany, it's a good idea to have a handle on German working culture and business etiquette. Even if your job is performed in English, if you’re working with Germans, then the workplace environment will likely be culturally German. In this guide we'll take a look at...

Consumer Loan Deferrals During the Corona Crisis Questions and Answers Berlin, 30.03.2020 by Peter Kleinwächter Draft legislation to limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the civil, bankruptcy and criminal court systems 1. What loans are covered by the legislation? Consumer loan contracts concluded prior to 15 March 2020 are covered. A consumer loan...

When I'm back in the UK, I can buy almost everything I need with a credit or debit card. It's easy enough to go a whole weekend without having to handle a single note or coin. Even in a bar or a coffee shop, it’s easy to survive without cash…...

German real estate financing in times of the Coronavirus pandemic-COVID-19. A stocktaking-analysis Berlin, 23.03.2020 by Peter Kleinwächter None of us have ever experienced an economic crisis to such levels as we are seeing today, caused not by a weakening economy or bank excesses as in 2008 / 2009, but by a global...

Have you done a lot for your employer over the past few months and developed yourself further? Then you deserve a pay rise, too. For those who don’t want to wait until their next annual appraisal, there are five classic situations that each provide the perfect occasion for a successful...

When purchasing a property, the seller's building insurance is transferred to the buyer. Natural hazards, outstanding premium payments and conversion - things the new owner should pay close attention to....

The market changes constantly and there are always new products and deals coming out. At the time of writing (March 2019) this is our interpretation of the best advice out there for German mobile phone deals. ...