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Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development

Munich

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German prime residential yields have tightened to just 4.7% on average, compared to 5.1% in 2017, according to Catella Research this month. Read more

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Wohngeld

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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. Read more

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German housing construction

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The biggest obstacle to the provision of more affordable new housing in Germany's biggest cities is the lack of suitable sites and a flawed building regulatory framework, according to the country's Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban... Read more

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Apartments

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New rental leases for apartments across Germany have pushed up rents by 4.4% year-on-year in the first six months of 2017 to €7.90 per sqm for the basic net rent, according to data published by the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban... Read more

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Reiner Braun - Empirica

Reiner Braun

That there is any vacancy left at all in Germany's urban residential housing markets may still come as a surprise given the relentless news stream about housing shortages, rising rents and housing prices across Germany. And it is indeed true that... Read more

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