How to find an apartment in Germany

How to find an apartment in Germany?

To find an apartment in Germany you can start with Immo Scout24, Ebay Kleinanzeigen, or a FB group like Munich apartments for rent. Plenty of resources are available to find an apartment in Germany. Those are websites, Facebook groups, or classifieds. To live in a shared apartment is cheaper than renting an entire flat.

How to rent an apartment in Germany is similar whether you are a resident or a new foreigner in Germany. Half of Germany’s population doesn’t own where they live. Renting is very common in Germany.

The links in this article lead to resources in German or English. Use Google Translate if you need. Or any other translation tool you like.

How to find an apartment in Germany?

When you search for an apartment or a room, you get options according to your need such as:

  • bed in a shared room,
  • single room in a shared apartment,
  • single room,
  • studio apartment,
  • furnished or unfurnished apartment, and
  • furnished or unfurnished house.

A room in a shared apartment is cheaper than a studio apartment or renting an entire flat.

These are some property portals for finding an apartment to rent. They are about renting, buying, and selling. They have rooms, apartments, houses, and more.

Immo Scout24 is very popular in Germany. It’s about renting, buying, selling, rooms, apartments, houses, and more.

Ebay Kleinanzeigen is a  very popular classified website. It has listings about renting, selling, rooms, apartments, and more.

Immo welt is another very popular real estate website in Germany.

ImmoNet.de is another popular real estate website in Germany.

Wg-gesucht.de is another popular real estate website.

Wohnungs Boerse.net is another real estate website.

These websites feature various unfurnished apartments for renting purposes. These sites operate in the German language. The best way is to get through is by translating the page. And it becomes easier to navigate the basic information. Online portals are a popular way to find homes in Germany.

Each listing will help us with the location, photographs, prices, features, and so on. Once you turn in the updates, they will send you daily emails with a listing according to your needs.

These are some Facebook groups. They are about renting an apartment and finding accommodation in Germany. You can find more.

Roommates / apartments for rent in Berlin is about finding accommodation in Berlin.

Munich apartments for rent is a Facebook group about finding accommodation in Munich.

Apartments BERLIN – INDIANS is a Facebook group about finding accommodation in Berlin. It focuses on Indian nationals.

Berlin Housing, Rooms, Apartments, Sublets is about finding housing in Berlin.

Frankfurt Housing, Rooms, Apartments, Sublets is a Facebook group about finding accommodation in Frankfurt.

These are online portals for searching for furnished apartments and flatshares.

Homelike is about monthly stays around Europe.

Tempo flat is an online portal for short and mid-term rental.

Is it hard to find an apartment in Germany?

It’s not hard to find an apartment in Germany. If you are in Germany, you can see the places directly but online viewing can also be arranged. It’s easier, if you speak German as it is less work for the landlord. But you can also manage with some basic English via text. Or with any other language, your agent or landlady understands.

 

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The above cover picture shows somewhere in Germany. Photo by Jens Lindner on Unsplash