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Housing subsidies need to become ‘fit for the future‘, particularly given that the number of people dependant on them is on the rise, according to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office this month. more

21 Nov 2017 10:00 Markets

Immobilienwirtschaft 2016

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The issue of Germany's housing shortage in the country's largest cities was much discussed at the recent annual Handelsblatt Immobilientagung in Hamburg. Delegates were unanimous that only a broader building programme had any hope of providing a... more

2 Aug 2016 10:00 Markets


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Investors in German residential housing need to be aware of potentially very significant changes to the tenancy laws that are making their way through Berlin's Ministry of Justice and headed for ratification by Germany's Bundestag. more

30 Dec 2015 10:00 Markets


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The German government passed into draft law this week the infamous Mietpreisbremse, or rental cap on residential rent increases, while at the same time introducing a change to the time-honoured German system of nearly always having the tenant or... more

13 Oct 2014 10:00 Markets