The big world news story at the moment appears to be regarding a trade war that has broken out between the US and China (although it could be argued that it is between the US and the rest of the world). Of course such a war will have an effect on many key elements of each world’s economy.
Being who we are, let’s talk about how it might affect property prices.
Generally speaking property growth relies on a stable local and world economy.
Continue reading Property prices react badly to wars – even a trade war
Low interest rates and not enough sites to build on have been increasing real estate prices in Germany for years.
Also in 2018, but now it is not just happening in the big cities.
In 2017, Germans also had to spend significantly more money to fulfill their dream of owning their own home. “The prices continue to rise,” said Peter Ache, branch manager of the working group of the expert committees of the German Press Agency.
In the working group the reports of the local expert committees come together. Unlike many market studies, they gain their insights from the actual sales contracts. The working group will present its next nationwide report at the end of 2019. Continue reading Houses and apartments get more expensive in Germany – even in the countryside
According to the vdp (Association of German Pfandbrief Banks)the prices for German residential and commercial properties continued to rise in 2015. The vdp property price index rose in comparison to the prior-year by 5% marking another peak. Continue reading Property prices in Germany increased significantly