Discover Germany, Issue 56, November 2017

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Discover Germany  |  Special Theme  |  Austria’s Leading Real Estate Experts 2017

Living in style with the all-round carefree package by Viennese real estate agency Freude am Wohnen Buying property without worrying – that is a dream of many future homeowners. A real estate carefree package with a three-year warranty after you bought a flat almost sounds too good to be true, but Austrian company Freude am Wohnen offers exactly that and they deliver nothing less. Let’s move to Vienna! TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE  I  PHOTOS: FREUDE AM WOHNEN, MICHAEL SCHRITTWIESER

The typical Viennese Gründerzeit houses have a very unique charm. The tasteful flats with their remarkably high ceilings provide a special quality of living. It has become the heartfelt mission of brothersin-law Michael Schrittwieser and Markus Walterskirchen to let these premium flats, with their distinctive style of forgotten days, shine again and equip them in line with all modern demands of today’s busy lifestyle. “We are committed to preserving the old building structure and therefore the unique urban landscape of Vienna,” says Schrittwieser and Walterskirchen, explaining their goal. Together they founded the 106  |  Issue 56  |  November 2017

company W & S Freude am Wohnen OG (which translates to ‘Joy of living’). Their company specialises in renovation and sales of premium flats in those stylish old buildings, which are so typical for Vienna and well beloved. At Freude am Wohnen, particular importance is placed on high quality. Custom-made windows, new installations and electrics, lovingly restored swing doors, parquet flooring and top-quality tiles create a wonderful atmosphere and offer the highest level of living comfort. Only the best of the best. Some of the flats even have a balcony terrace, which is a

speciality of those beautiful old buildings and invites to linger whilst looking over the roofs of Vienna. “We only work with our own craftsmen as that is the only way sustainable high quality is guaranteed throughout,” the two founders emphasise. For many years they have worked with the same craftsmen, who are masters in their various fields of expertise. From carpenters and painters to plumbers, electricians and floor tilers, they all work with the highest precision and a great love for detail. Clients can also request the company’s craftsmen for the installation of furniture, the move itself or small alterations. Freude am Wohnen’s special service is the mentioned all-round carefree package, which is of course highly appreciated by their clients. The package is a warranty for three years, starting when you buy a flat. This means all works and later occurring