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Rental market Nuremberg – Housing Markets in Germany Part 3

Today’s article is about the housing market of the second largest city in Bavaria – Nuremberg. Together with its neighboring towns Fürth, Erlangen, Schwabach and the bordering communities, more than 1.3 million people live in the metropolitan area of Nuremberg. Among them are also numerous expats. And Nuremberg’s population is growing rapidly. With an increase of 6% between 2010 and…

EEA-Registration Certificate: Entitlement to stay in Austria

You are from the European Economic Area (EEA), i.e. from the Member States of the EU, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Norway or Switzerland, and plan to permanently immigrate to Austria? Then it is important for you to note the following: Since 2006 it is required to submit an application for the so-called EEA-Registration Certificate / Certificate of free movement (= EWR-Bescheinigung) within…

Rental market Frankfurt – Housing Markets in Germany Part 2

The second part of our series about the housing markets in Germany is dedicated to the rental market Frankfurt am Main. The city of skyscrapers, banks, the ECB and the stock exchange is considered to be the financial capital of Germany. There are also attractions such as the important traffic junction Frankfurt Airport and the exhibition center. Thus, Frankfurt is…

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German Rental Markets: Berlin

Today we initiate a new series of articles, dedicated to the rental markets in the most popular cities in Germany. The first article addresses the current rental market in the capital city, Berlin.With over 3.5 million inhabitants, Berlin is by far the most densely populated city in Germany. And according to the majority of statistics dedicated to this issue, the…

President Trump: Thinking about immigration to Germany?

Is Trump not your president? Are you seriously considering saying goodbye to the United States? Maybe you should look into immigration to Germany? It is not as difficult as you might think. And maybe you did not expect this, but Germany is the second most popular migration destination after the U.S., in a worldwide comparison. How to prepare your immigration…

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Pension insurance – across national borders

Working in different countries and having relocated, implicates, beside personal and occupational new experiences, some bureaucratic burden. To be secured and able to enjoy your retirement, a part of your salary feeds the pension insurance. The (German) pension insurance system works througout an inter-generation contract. German employees compensate for current pensioners and can count on the fact, that the next Generation will (partly) pay their pension.  However, this System is etablished in…

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Child benefit and European professional card – Immigration Alert 02-2016

The year 2016 entailed already some regulation changes, both on European and German level. Being within a relocation process implies that these rearrangements also regard you. One of the changes refers to the German child benefit policy. German citizens, EU nationals and Non-EU residents with a settlement or residence permit in Germany have a right to child benefit. Since the year 2016 started, in order to request child…

Landlord’s Confirmation of Residence – Immigration Alert 01-2016

On the 1st of November 2015 the new “Bundesmeldegesetz” (Federal Citizens’ Registration Act) came into force. This new law regards both the registration of German citizens and of foreign residents. One of the main points of the new statute is the “Wohnungsgeberbestätigung” – which is the Landlord’s Confirmation of Residence. If you are in a process of Relocation, this also…