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Roman Heidrich

Student apartment

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Rents for apartments in Germany are finally starting to slow after several years of sharp hikes, according to JLL, which will come as a welcome relief to many tenants in Germany, even if investors are unlikely to share their joy. 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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Mietpreisbremse

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With most of Germany having only introduced the Mietpreisbremse, or rental cap, over the summer monthts, it's still a little too early to generalise about the effect the measure is having in Germany's most in-demand residential rental markets. Read more

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