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Legal guide to buying a house or apartment in Germany

by Schmeilzl May 29, 2013 Guest legal blogging

Compared with the UK and the USA, relatively few Germans own their own home. To rent an apartment or even a house is much more common in Germany, especially since a tenant (lessee) is extremely well protected by German law. A landlord cannot simply terminate a residentialrental agreement but must have legitimate cause (Sec 573 […]

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