The Luxembourg real estate market is dominated by the owners. The offer remains insufficient with regard to the need.
To find an accommodation (short term or not, the best way is often to call in intermediaries who know the market.
They can indicate you the various districts of Luxembourg city or municipalities corresponding to your criteria and advise you the estate corresponding to your budget.
Real Estate Agencies
There are numerous real estate agencies in Luxembourg, whether they are international companies, local agencies or even independent societies.
During your real estate research, do not hesitate to consult several real estate agencies to find the reliable partner able to adapt to your wishes. Let them know your needs and your criteria, whether it is to buy or to rent a real estate property.
The real estate agents can search for you and show you the corresponding selected real estate properties corresponding to your needs.
We recommend you to book an appointment in advance in order to take time to explain to your real estate agent what you are looking for: buying or renting, what area (Luxembourg-City or a surrounding municipality), your budget, if you have a deadline of search, and other criteria for the future accommodation of your dreams. This appointment can also be made on the phone if you are still in your country of origin.
The agency can so make a first selection of properties to visit and establish a program of visits according to your wishes. By presenting yourself directly to an agency, chances are you won’t be able to visit anything.
If you are looking for a real estate property to rent, and you are using a real estate agency’s services, the agency fees generally amount to a month of rent maximum, except loads, to which is added the current VAT. These expenses are usually chargeable to the tenant. These expenses include the searches, the visits, the rental lease and the administrative follow-up.
Whether it is to buy or rent, we advise you besides to make a current situation of entrance and exit in case of rent, at the time of the signature of the compromise in case of purchase. The real estate agency will take care of this current situation. This is often included in the wanted agency fees. Think of asking what the situation is!
Agencies can also inform you on housing assistances to which you can aspire as a future owner or tenant.
Do you have to settle down soon in Luxembourg? So that this expatriation does not turn into a nightmare, the agencies of relocation assure you a global service to help you in the search for a real estate property rent, but also in all your steps of immigration in the Grand Duchy.
Leave his country of origin and move all his family in a new country, find an accommodation to buy or to rent, to make administrative procedures, all this is complicated sometimes well, all the more when there is change of language and culture.
To help you in your move into Luxembourg, and in exchange for remuneration, the agencies of relocation assure you a personalised and professional service to accompany you in your project of mobility: House-hunting, administrative formalities, the choice of a school or of a day nursery for your children, installation of the telephone, water, gas and electricity.
Real estate websites
Luxembourg real estate portals remain one of the best ways to know the real estate market of Luxembourg, even remotely.
You are planning to live in Luxembourg? Are you looking for a house or an apartment to buy or rent in the Grand Duchy? Consult websites that are specialised in real estate from your current residence, determine your first criteria of research: purchase/rent, house/apartment, number of rooms, location, budget, garden,… Set alerts and refine your criteria progressively.
You can so make a first selection before visiting the selected real estate properties and finding the one of your dreams adapted to your needs and your desires.
- AtHome.lu : the real estate portal atHome.lu is a “must have” in your search for real estate in Luxembourg, whether you are looking for a house, apartment, new or old, house to be built, offices, shops, investment property, land or even garages and parking spaces. A mobile app (available on iOS & Androïd) facilitates the property search.
- Immotop.lu : immotop.lu is also a major player in the real estate search in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. Carry out your search through the interactive map to see at a glance all the ads that match your criteria. Download the mobile application (iOS & Android) that searches for a property for you! Finally, follow all the real estate news from Luxembourg on the Immotop blog.
- Wortimmo.lu: Wortimmo.lu is available on the internet, as well as in the real estate pages of the daily newspaper Luxemburger Wort. Compare the price per m2 per city and per district as well as all the real estate news to help you find your future home in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Real estate Board of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (CIGDL)
Some real estate agencies are specially recommended by the Chambre Immobilière du Grand-Duché Luxembourg: this label guarantees you a quality service and protects you against potential scams.
Indeed, these partner agencies have signed the code of ethics set out in the NPO’s Quality Charter “CIGDL”, which has been in place in the country for more than 40 years.
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