Webinar: Buying a property as an expat in Germany

Webinar: Buying a property as an expat in Germany

Mar 19, 2024
Free (registration required)

Join this upcoming interactive webinar to learn more about the property buying journey as an expat in Germany! Learn about the different steps that are relevant in the property buying purchase process in Germany. Learn how to secure a mortgage, and how to successfully close a real estate transaction, so you are prepared from the start, can avoid costly mistakes, and achieve your property goals.

Register for the webinar.

Learn about the property market in Germany

While the effects of higher interest rates are complex and have led to both a slowdown in price growth and a shift in demand in the short term, they may result in a more stable and sustainable property market in the long term.

If you are a foreigner looking to buy property in Germany but want to understand more about current market developments and how the buying process works in Germany, then this webinar is for you. finbird's mission is to help you understand the process early on in order to make the right choice before buying as an expat in the German market.

Here’s what you need to know about the webinar:

  • When: Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at 6.30pm
  • Where: Online
  • Ideal for: Expats and non-expats who want to learn more about buying property in Germany
  • Language: English
  • Cost: Free (register now!)

What to expect from the property buying webinar

During the webinar, the hosts will look at a range of topics surrounding the property purchase process in Germany, covering issues such as:

  • Economic outlook for the housing market in Germany
  • Asking the buying vs. renting question
  • Participants, closing costs & relevant steps of the property buying process
  • Ways to search and find a property
  • Structuring a mortgage to finance property
  • Government subsidies and housing loan programmes

Turn a property transaction in your favour

finbird will provide some insight into the current property market - what to expect when engaging with market participants and stakeholders like realtors, owners or other buyers. They provide some tips and recommendations on how to effectively communicate with the relevant stakeholders and what to keep in mind to turn a transaction in your favour as an expat in Germany.

  • How to communicate with stakeholders like owners / realtors
  • How to prepare yourself and what to know about affordability & budget


Get your property questions answered

When signing up, make sure you let the organisers know about your most pressing questions regarding the property buying process. They will be covering many relevant questions regarding the pros and cons of renting vs. buying, the closing costs associated with a real estate purchase, and options for expats if they were to leave Germany earlier than expected.

However, in each webinar, participants have new questions, so feel free to use the message box in the registration form to include your specific questions. The webinar hosts will try to include them in the presentation or the Q&A of the webinar. Sign up for the event below.

Learn about mortgages in Germany

In the mortgage part of the webinar, you will learn about the way mortgages are structured in Germany, how the mortgage process works, when you should start getting prepared for a mortgage that finances your property purchase and what specifics expats need to be aware of in terms of eligibility, for example as a Blue Card holder, on a spousal permit, or as an EU citizen.

The webinar will cover many of the most relevant aspects on mortgages for expats but also feel free to include your individual questions in the question box, so they can include them at the webinar. 

daniela koegel

Your host for this webinar

Daniela is a mortgage and property consultant at Her mission is to help expats in their property journey in Germany. finbird is a licensed mortgage advisor who provides you with a tailored financing concept that fits your individual needs. They also act as your partner throughout the entire real estate process.