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Whether you are looking for a new flat or your dream car, helpful advice on financing or a partner for life: the strong brands of the Scout24 Group offer you help in all of life's situations.

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AutoScout24: It's all about cars

Whether luxury limousine, electric car, motorbike or a commercial vehicle: Anyone looking for the ideal vehicle or wanting to sell his own could do no better than visit Europe's largest online car market. 17.1 million users every year (ACTA 2012) have access to over 2 million offers via AutoScout24: new and used cars, motorcycles, commercial vehicles and parts and accessories.

AutoScout24 is the first to offer a workshop portal where users can make online comparisons and book fixed appointments. Over 3,500 workshops throughout Germany have meanwhile registered with the workshop portal, and the tendency is on the up. Furthermore, the editorial team of the AutoScout24 magazine provide orientation through regular vehicle test reports as well as up-to-date advice and service reports.

No wonder that so much service has convinced so many users: In a 2012 reader survey by AutoBild, AutoScout24 left the competition standing in the rain in two categories ("Best Offer" and "Best Handling")



ImmobilienScout24: The successful and reliable route to a dream home

Real estate is more popular today than ever before. It's hardly surprising that at least some of the market for apartments and houses is less than transparent.

ImmobilienScout24 makes it easier to find a way through the market: the portal is Germany's largest real estate marketplace and helps more than 10.5 million users per month to find their dream home quickly and reliably. Consumers can choose from over 1.5 million offers every month, undertake virtual viewing tours from the comfort of their own home and make use of practical online advisors and innovative analysis tools.

A new home via mobile? No problem at all, as ImmobilienScout24 is also the leader on the mobile web. The real estate portal's apps have been downloaded more than 5 million times. Smartphones and tablets are used to access the portal by over 40 percent of users – and counting!



FinanceScout24: Transparency and security for important financial decisions

What insurance policies do I need and where can I find offers that are right for me? How can I locate the best giro, savings and custodial accounts? And how can I best insure myself and my family and provide for old age?

FinanceScout24 offers answers to these and many other questions. The independent and free online finance portal has for many years supported consumers with comprehensive services, tools and useful information on the subject of personal financial planning. The portfolio includes independent comparisons for insurance products, investment and pension products, mortgages and credit facilities. Relevant advisors relating to financial planning and smart tools for independent investments round off the free and independent program. In brief: Financescout24 provides transparency and security and reliably guides the user to the right financial decision.



FriendScout24: Kissers wanted!

A large part of our modern lives takes place in the digital world. Looking for a partner is no exception: ever more women and men are meeting their potential partners through the internet.

FriendScout24 is Germany's leading partner portal with around 1 million active members every month. And not without reason. After all, the way we look for a partner in the 21st century may have changed, but one rule persists to this day: trust is still the main ingredient. FriendScout24 creates this trust through a consistent commitment to integrity and seriousness. As a founding member of the SPIN codex (SPIN: serious partner searching via the internet), FriendScout24 guarantees its customers a fair and transparent deal.

Singles can therefore place their confidence in FriendScout24 – regardless of their specific desires: the partner portal helps not only those who are looking for their life partner but also people in search of an exciting adventure or a simple flirt.



JobScout24: Perfect Match – for employee and company

The trend is clear: the employers and job seekers of today usually come together via the internet – and JobScout24 connects supply and demand on the internet as a specialist for e-recruiting. The portal provides access to over 250,000 positions vacant and is visited by more than 3.36 million users every month.

JobScout24 offers job seekers simple and clearly structured services relating to employment searches and the application process. Not only does it provide access to an extensive job market, but also the opportunity to submit an application profile to the candidate pool that attractive employers can seek and find.

The portal also provides companies with targeted help to locate qualified employees – by using innovative concepts that far outreach the possibilities of traditional online job advertisements.

Internationality – another argument in favor of JobScout24. Through its association with CareerBuilder, one of the leading job exchanges in the USA, the portal has access to a global network with advertising options in more than 50 countries.  CareerBuilder Munich GmbH has operated JobScout24 as a license scheme since October 2011.



TravelScout24: Sound advice for the best holiday destinations

It's obvious: booking a holiday online means transparent prices. However, booking a holiday through the internet does not mean doing without good service and advice. TravelScout24 is the online travel agent that combines a huge variety of offers with outstanding service quality. Every day, TravelScout24 searches for the most attractive offers among millions of datasets from various tour operators. Anyone searching for the perfect holiday location can either choose from cheap last-minute offers or have a TravelScout24 advisor put together a tailor-made trip of a lifetime. Strict demands on our own quality standards and on our partner companies guarantee that customers can rest assured throughout the entire booking process.

There is even a certificate to prove that the travel experts at TravelScout24 create outstanding quality: German consumer organization Stiftung Warentest awarded the travel portal the top prize 2012 in the "online travel agents" segment, whilst the German Institute for Service Quality named TravelScout24 the "best travel agent" for two consecutive years (2012 and 2013). 



Local24 – the horizontal of the Scout24 Group

Do you need a pair of helping hands at short notice to help you move house? Are you urgently seeking a suitable parking spot for your car? Or do you happen to be looking for someone to take your old but perfectly functional printer off your hands?

If the answer is yes then Local24, the horizontal of the Scout24 Group, is just what you need. The platform bundles the classified ads from Germany's largest classified advert publications – and makes bothersome searching in many different advert marketplaces a thing of the past. Local24 is ideal for everyone wanting to locate or submit an offer quickly and easily: the portal offers access to more than 5 million up-to-date classified adverts from 400 categories that are searchable with just a few clicks. Whether bargains, services or events – Local24 is the first port of call for anyone wanting to buy cheap or sell with success. 

Would you like to submit a private classified advert free of charge? Just click here!



YOU IS NOW: Room for ideas and innovations

Great minds have innovative ideas. And they need a good breeding ground to allow them to grow and develop. YOU IS NOW, the Scout24 portal's incubator, is the breeding ground.

YOU IS NOW is a reliable and experienced partner for start-ups and founders. YOU IS NOW helps young companies in Munich and Berlin develop and realise their business ideas. Participants receive access to the entire Scout24 network and can therefore fall back on the know-how, resources and reach of one of Europe's leading groups of companies in the online marketplace segment. Furthermore, start-ups receive grant packages worth up to 500,000 euro.

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It's all about cars – in a nutshell, that is what AutoScout24, Europe's largest online car market, promises its users. They have round-the-clock access to vehicles on offer, advice on cars and extensive services – for instance the workshop portal through users can easily locate, compare and book workshop services.



Save wisely, invest cleverly, make provisions: FinanceScout24, one of Germany's leading finance portals, has assisted consumers by providing independent services and information for many years. Its portfolio includes insurance policy comparisons, investment and banking products, pension plans, mortgages, credit facilities and tariffs for gas and electricity.



Per mouse-click to the partner of your dreams? With around 1 million active members every month, the chances of finding him or her are very good at FriendScout24, Germany leading partner portal. FriendScout24 covers every kind of relationship – from the quest to find a life partner to flirting and amorous adventures. 



Whether it's an apartment in the city center, a little house in the countryside or a modern office: searchers will find what they are looking for at ImmobilienScout24, Germany's largest real estate marketplace. In addition to more than 1.5 million advertisements per month, users also benefit from information on financing, removal services, house construction and renovation. 



The candidate is looking for the perfect job, whilst the recruiter seeks the perfect candidate – but how can they find each other? JobScout24 effectively brings supply and demand together via the internet: firstly, through more than 250,000 job offers from reputable companies, and secondly, through a clever concepts that outperform the possibilities of classic online advertisements by far. Furthermore, job seekers and companies benefit from the international alignment of JobScout24.


Local24 – the horizontal of the Scout24 Group

Anyone wanting to buy or sell something on the internet had to search through many different online advertisement marketplaces. Local24 puts an end to that: the platform bundles the offers published in Germany's largest classified columns. More than 5 million up-to-date classifieds from 400 categories can be searched in next to no time. Be it a man with a van, furniture or kitchen appliances: Local24 is ideal for anyone looking for an easy way to find local offers.

Do you want to sell second hand items quickly and easily? No problem! Click here to submit your free private classified advert!


Marketplace Service

The Marketplace Service offers every website operator the opportunity to integrate appropriate offers into their own website. Simple tools make it easy to create your own classified advert marketplace with no need for technical knowledge. Adverts of the Scout24 Group and others can be displayed and searched using a standard data interface (API) and full-text search. The functionality of free advert submission is also available to support user-friendly marketplace integration.

You can find comprehensive information on our marketplace service right here.



Room available! But who is the best candidate for our flat share? This question will be familiar to anyone who has ever shared accommodation. Noknok24 is a new way of making the search for a new flat mate not only more efficient but also entertaining and informative: that is because Noknok24 is a portal that not only brings supply and demand together but also takes the interests and hobbies of potential candidates into consideration.



Live out your fantasy! – That is the central motto behind Secret, the first and only Premium casual dating portal. It offers women a place to live out their erotic fantasies in style and safety. Secret is a service provided by FriendScout24, Germany's Leading partner portal – where seriousness, safety and discretion are of the highest priority.



Whether a seaside trip to the Med, trekking in the Alps, a Caribbean cruise or a South African safari: TravelScout24 is the internet-based travel portal that send its users well-advised to places far and near. TravelScout24 compiles the most attractive tour operator offers from billions of datasets every day – always reliable and serious, of course.



The excitement about the new apartment is huge – but the prospect of lugging the wardrobe up to the fourth floor kind of puts a damper on things. A glance at the UmzugEasy removals platform can help: users can choose from a wide variety of willing helpers. An evaluation system ensures that only high-quality service providers are recommended. Valuable tips on moving house round of the portal's program.



Having good ideas is one thing. Finding reliable support to enable them to really get off the ground is another. That is precisely the support that the Scout24 Group's incubator YOU IS NOW provides. It helps start-ups and enterprising founders put their business ideas into practice – with competence and expertise, but also with the financial support so desperately needed in this early phase.