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Investment pain! If you have lost (maybe) millions of Euros ...

I have to be very careful when writing this article. My last, not necessarily flattering, comments on McMakler were not particularly appreciated by the company's CEO and his "General Council" in January 2019, instead we received a request to delete the article. That's how it happened: The newsletter was already published in April 2018 and stood ...

Berlin impressions

For our weekly newspaper "Die Rote Laterne", our editor Rudi Kasulke has been reporting 2021 from the German capital since the last election to the Berlin House of Representatives in September. He has given us an interview, below are some excerpts: After the superior electoral victory of the Left and the surprising failure of the SPD at the 5% -Hurde, Berlin can now red and green durchregiert ...

The SPD sees red - buyer principle for real estate sales

Ex-Federal Minister of Justice Katarina Barley planned the extension of the 2015 existing ordering principle for real estate sales. Meanwhile, there is a draft bill, which her successor Christine Lambrecht should now put into action. The introduction of the buyer principle to facilitate the purchase of real estate, since the purchase costs in Germany, depending on the state between 11 and 15% of ...

ZDF-WISO tested broker services and came to catastrophic results

In the WISO broadcast of the 25. In March, four real estate agents were tested in the "WISO Trick" series. The procedure followed the usual patterns: an elderly lady was wired with a microphone, in an adjoining room listened to an expert. Lockobjekt was an approximately 50 years old Okal-prefabricated house in the Berlin area in a dilapidated condition. The heating and most trades ...

From now on KRAFT sell your property in a digital bidding process

The so-called "bidding process" is most likely to be compared to an eBay auction. The big difference is that there is no obligation for the seller to sell his property to the highest bidder. KRAFT Immobilien will, in analogy to the classic sales process, evaluate your property after a property inspection and analysis of various documents and make a price recommendation. As currently the demand for real estate is significantly higher than ...

Purchaser principle for real estate sales - how the "Greens" practice populism

Federal Minister of Justice Katarina Barley is currently examining the expansion of the 2015 existing ordering principle for leases on real estate sales, in the next few weeks, a draft bill should be available. The introduction of the buyer principle to facilitate the purchase of real estate, since the purchase costs in Germany depending on the state between 11 and 15% of the purchase price. Usually finance ...

Download the new KRAFT app now!

You want to rent an apartment or buy a house? From now on, you can download the new KRAFT app in the BETA version from the Apple Store or Google Playstore. Set up a search request with your desired criteria and you will immediately receive a push message if we add a new object to our portfolio long before it is public in the real estate portals ...

How do I recognize a good real estate agent?

Often, this question is asked on the Internet and conveniently the answers are usually provided directly. Looking at the individual criteria, however, a little more precise, so is a much more differentiated picture dar. We summarized this in a short question and answer game once for you. This can be used to identify circumstantial evidence that, taken together, gives an indication of ...