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Rumour has it that new plans are on the table to stimulate Germany’s flatlining homeownership rate. At least some sections of the body politic seem to have realised that the German ratio of...
Criticism of the rent freeze, new legislative proposals, and the inconclusive discussion concerning rental growth in the German capital are some of the issues at the centre of an ongoing...
According to the latest population forecasts, the German capital is well on its way to become a metropolis of four million. The unchecked incoming migration has intensified the local housing...
The latest edition of the LBS Residential Property Price Index, which the empirica research institute periodically compiles on behalf of the LBS Nord state building and loan association,...
This coming June will mark the second anniversary of the rent control measure colloquially called the “rent freeze” (“Mietpreisbremse”). At the time, the Federal Government had initiated the...
For owner-occupiers, buying a home is financially more lucrative than renting a comparable place into their old age. Homeownership will also spare them the worry over looming rent...
A survey published by the Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office suggests that Berlin’s was the fastest-growing job market last year. Gainful employment in the city showed a one-year growth...
The robust growth dynamic of residential property prices’ in Germany continued unchecked over the past year. As late as Q4 2016, average rents and prices showed a quarter-over-quarter...
For the purpose of their annual Berlin housing report, Berlin Hyp and CBRE evaluated 83,000 rental listings for new-build flats in 2016, and determined a mean rental growth of 5.6 percent...
A recent survey by the empirica research institute in collaboration with LBS Research shows that buying a home is more lucrative for owner-occupiers than continuing to pay rent for a...