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Financing option "precious metal": How can you finance your own home with gold, silver and more? Günst / span

How does the financing option of the "precious metal" investment work As a special birthday gift, because of a passion for collecting or because it has been inherited - many households own physical gold in the form of coins or bars. The precious metal, like silver and platinum, is a popular investment because it is regarded as relatively stable in value due to its material value and its rarity.

A massive house with a cellar: the cost of home dream

A massive house with a cellar: the cost of home dream

For many people, a solid house with a cellar is the home-away dream par excellence. Everyone knows that such a house is not cheap. Where are the current prices - and what should consider building owners? White tub - or black tub? A prefabricated cellar made of concrete is today more common than the masonry variant.

Adding a balcony later: costs and planning

Adding a balcony later: costs and planning

Some homeowners would like to have a nice balcony afterwards, where they can make themselves comfortable in the summer. The subsequent cultivation is possible in most cases, the costs vary. Where is the best place for the balcony? Anchor balconies with only two supports in the front area are fixed with fixed wall anchors, they load the facade with a part of their weight and are already a bit more expensive.

Additional costs: What is the amount per person? Betrieb / span

Additional costs: What is the amount per person? Betrieb / span

Average additional costs per square meter In 2011, the average additional costs per square meter were 2.20 EUR per month, since then energy prices have continued to rise. The largest share is accounted for by the so-called "warm operating costs": tenants pay more than 50% for hot water and heating. The so-called "second rent", can also be 3 EUR per square meter, depending on consumption even more.

Aquariums: making the underwater world a hobby

Aquariums: making the underwater world a hobby

The underwater world is a great attraction for animal lovers. Many of them are keen to engage in intensive fish keeping and aquarium care. Fulfilling this dream is no longer difficult today. An example that is also suitable for beginners are the very small nano aquariums, such as the "aquastyle" from Eheim, which you hardly have to devote more time to than an average care-intensive houseplant.

Attention when buying a property: consider additional costs!

Attention when buying a property: consider additional costs!

Who buys a property, not only pays the pure purchase price: In addition, there are some additional costs, which can add up to several thousand euros. Home buyers should consider all costs right from the start, so that the financing is on a solid footing. Additional costs when purchasing real estate: an overview In total, the additional costs for a real estate purchase add up to about 10 to 20 percent of the purchase price.

Barred permission - what costs are due?

Barred permission - what costs are due?

Even if alcohol is to be served only once at a public party, an official bar approval is necessary. This applies especially to club parties or street parties, for example, where alcohol is to be sold to the guests. Restaurant Permit or Pub Authorization All applications, whether for a bar approval or a restaurant permit, must be made where the trade is to take place later.

Blower Door Test: How airtight is a house?

Blower Door Test: How airtight is a house?

The Blower Door Test is a differential pressure measurement method that provides information on how airtight a building is. The test makes it possible to determine the air exchange rate inside the building and detect leaks in the building envelope. A blower door test helps to optimize the energy efficiency of your home.

Building: Guide

Building: Guide

Your own four walls - many people dream of it. And of course it is most beautiful when the dream house was built by the construction company according to their own wishes and ideas. Infinite variations in house building In a first meeting with the construction company, the ideas and wishes are recorded, the planners of the construction company submit offers and contribute suggestions for solutions.

Build a metal fence yourself - this is how it works

Build a metal fence yourself - this is how it works

As beautiful as wood fences are, they still cause time and time again due to reworking and repairing any damage. A metal fence is much more stable and needs no care. How to build a metal fence quite easily yourself, read here. Prefabricated fences An essential part of self-construction of a fence is provided by prefabricated metal fence elements, which must only be joined together as required.