Günter Vornholz

Housing market

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In a report contrasting the current situation on the German residential market with a genuine housing emergency in the immediate post-war period, Dr. Günter Vornholz, Professor of real estate economics at the EBZ Business School in Bochum, argues... Read more


Home Building - Construction site

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New figures released this week by German’s Statistische Bundesamt show that the number of building permits issued for new apartments sunk in the first half of the year to 164,600, down 2.3% on the same period last year. Permits issued for... Read more


German residential

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Two key trends seem to be evident on the German residential market – at least in the larger cities – at the moment. The rate of increase in rents appears to have slowed in the third quarter, or rents have actually decreased for the first time in more Read more