Webinar: Buying a property as an expat in Germany

Webinar: Buying a property as an expat in Germany

Nov 28, 2023
Free (registration required)

Join this upcoming interactive webinar to learn more about the property buying journey as an expat in Germany. Learn more 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.

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, how the buying process and mortgages work 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 are the main takeaways:

  • Economic outlook & asking "the buy now vs. continue renting" question
  • Participants, closing costs & relevant steps of the property buying process

Turn a property transaction in your favour

finbird will provide some insight on the current property market - what to expect when engaging with market participants and stakeholders like realtors, owners or the competition from 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 show you are a committed buyer

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.

Find answers such as:

  • Ways to search and find a property
  • Checking your affordability & budget 
  • Structuring a mortgage to finance property

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. 

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

  • When: Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 7pm
  • Where: Online
  • Ideal for: Expats and non-expats who want to learn more about buying property in Germany
  • Language: English
  • Cost: Free (register now!)

daniela koegel

Your host for this webinar

Daniela is a mortgage and property consultant at The 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 fit’s your individual needs but also acts as a sparring partner along the entire real estate process.