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New figures released by Germany’s Federal Statistics Office (Destatis) this month show that the number of construction permits for homes in Germany decreased by 1.9% from January to September compared with the same period last year. Read more

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Chaos in Berlin, with numerous political parties vying for power, each following its own agenda with nothing but contempt for the others. Thousands of people flooding into the city, driven to explore the arts, humanities... Read more

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Mietpreisbremse

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Germany’s SPD party is pushing for a 12-step ‘Mietenstopp’ to cap residential rent hikes in the country, in a move it is hoping will curb excessive rental increases following the abject failure of the Mietpreisbremse, or rental brake law. Read more

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