By the end of 2017, seven out of ten people in the EU were living in their own homes. However, more than a half of Germany’s population now rent housing, and according to forecasts by Trading Economics, this trend is only going to grow. Tranio looks into why Germans are opting to rent rather than buy.
The Senate of Berlin has approved a controversial law that will prevent landlords from hiking rents in the city. Tranio looks into how the new regulation will affect overseas/foreign investors’ demand for real estate in Berlin.
EXPO REAL, one of the largest real estate exhibitions in Europe was held last week from 7-9 October 2019 in Munich, Germany. Tranio’s team was there to document some of the highlights of the event’s conference programme, including panel discussions and debates on various topics related to the key trends in global real estate markets.
In Germany, foreign nationals can buy real estate of all types — land plots, residential and commercial properties — without limits. Germany is a seller’s market, so owners typically dictate the sales terms, and buyers pay agent (realtor) fees.
In an effort to increase profitability, investors turn to value-added projects, like the construction and reconstruction of real estate abroad. On average, value-added projects bring investors 8–15% per annum, but they are considered to be the most risky forms of investment. In this article, you will find out how to protect yourself when investing in the construction market in perhaps the most stable economy in Europe - Germany.
Property prices in Germany. With the largest and the most stable economy in Europe, Germany is an attractive destination for investment capital from around the globe.
Where do people that invest into properties in Germany come from? What are their budgets? What cities do they find most attractive? Tranio has the answers.
The volume of German property transactions reached €53bn in 2017, which was twice that of 2012. JLL experts expect the transaction volume to reach €60bn in 2018. So why are investors increasing their spending in the German property market?
How are things going on the global real estate market? What future challenges does it face? International real estate plaftorm Tranio presents an overview of the main trends that investors can focus on today and for the next year.
Experts from Deutsche Bank speak of a ‘supercycle’ in Berlin's real estate market. They expect Germany's capital to become the most expensive urban agglomeration of the country, despite the city currently ranking only fifteenth in residential property prices.
Germany does not have a citizenship-by-investment programme like Cyprus, for example. Naturalisation is the only way to become a German national by law.
Tranio has been working with overseas real estate for more than eight years. Over the past three years, the company has been focussed on development projects, primarily in Germany. Good investment projects are not easy to find in the central European country: there are not enough projects to meet investment demand, and local professional developers can afford to be picky with whom they choose to work.
Booming German property prices have led some experts to predict an impending price decline per square metre in the country. But Boris Eliasson, Head of Tranio in Germany, thinks otherwise; here, he explains why the prices will not stop growing in the near future.
The German property market is one of the most stable in the world. And today, it is a seller's market, as there are fewer properties available than investors wishing to buy them. Tranio explains some of the pertinent details an investor must consider before taking the plunge into the German rental market.