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Manuel Köppel - BF.Direkt

BF.Direkt

There has been yet a further significant decline in sentiment among German property finance providers according to the BF.Quarterly Barometer. Sentiment has dropped from 0.23 to -0.98 points in the second quarter of 2018, the lowest barometer... Read more

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Barbara Knoflach - SEB

SEB Investment GmbH

The third outing of the Jahreskongress Finanzierung für die Real Estate Industry took place at the end of April, this time for the first time in Berlin after two previous stagings in Frankfurt am Main – perhaps in itself a statement... Read more

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Barometer Trend

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It’s not been a strong start to the year for sentiment among German property finance providers, according to the monthly BF.Quarterly Barometer, the index published by BF.direkt AG, the Stuttgart-based project financing specialist... Read more

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Real estate residential expert

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As has now become almost tradition, Engel & Volkers Investment Consulting hosted a lively discussion at the recent Expo REAL in Munich – this time dealing with the German residential market, and how investors are approaching the market after... Read more

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J. M. Dodds

Increasing uncertainty in global markets mixed with creeping pessimism is putting the brakes on the lending market in Germany. Read more

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Property Boom

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It seems to have become a tradition now that REFIRE attends the usually lively "Expert Talk" organised at the Expo REAL in Munich by Engel & Völkers Investment Consulting. The session brings together a good cross-section of German real estate.... Read more

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Barometer Trend

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The latest reading of the quarterly BF.direkt financing barometer for German real estate indicates little or no measurable 'Brexit' impact on German market sentiment, with the index down only slightly to 0.52 points from the previous quarter's... Read more

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Dr. Steffen Sebastian - IREBS

Universität Regensburg

The 1st Annual Congress on Financing for the Real Estate Industry kicked off in the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt at the end of April, presented by financial structuring adviser Berlin-based BF.direkt AG and the IREBS International Real Estate... Read more

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Hans-Günther Nordhues - K-Bonds AG

Farideh Diehl

REFIRE sat down just before Christmas with the Frankfurt-based finance advisory K-Bonds AG to learn more about a number of its recent transactions. K-Bonds, founded and headed by the erudite lawyer Hans-Günther Nordhues, provides mortgage-backed... Read more

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Autumn

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The German financing trend barometer now managed by Stuttgart-based BF.direkt AG (previously the FAP Barometer) shows a slight decline in the willingness to finance real estate in its latest quarterly reading. Read more

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Jan Bettink - Berlin Hyp

Berlin Hyp AG

German bank lenders to real estate are seeing falling margins and rising LTVs, although in both cases more modestly than expected, while new business growth is now back in single digits for the first time in four years, at 9%. Lenders are focusing... Read more

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Berlin Summer

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Berlin property lender Berlin Hyp's second comprehensive real estate survey "Trend Indicator" has recently appeared, and its principal finding is that Germany is actually increasing as an attractive location for commercial real estate investment. Read more

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