Buy or rent real estate 2020? What is currently more worthwhile

New housing construction in Lower Saxony The burden of buying an apartment has remained constant in almost all cities. (Photo: dpa) Erfurt, Dusseldorf Are real estate still affordable? If you worry about your future income, you are reluctant to buy real estate. This is all the more true because purchase prices have increased significantly in […]

The longing for your own holiday home is growing

Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Athens, Rome The lockdown fires the wanderlust. The desire for carefree holidays, preferably in the safety of your own four walls, grows with the quarantine every day. But the pandemic is also fueling uncertainty. Closed borders, the fear of the deepest recession in the post-war period and the fear of a second […]

The next merger is likely to follow on the property market

Flags in front of the headquarters of the real estate group LEG The housing group talks to its competitor TAG Immobilien about a merger. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt As it should be for the happy month of May, the domestic real estate companies are looking for a partner. It has now become known that the LEG […]

LEG Immobilien talks to TAG Immobilien about a billion merger

Logo of the real estate group LEG The real estate groups LEG and TAG are talking about a merger. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Another billion-dollar merger is looming on the German real estate market. The LEG real estate group is negotiating a merger with TAG Immobilien, as LEG announced on Friday. If there is a merger, […]

Condominium vendors are waiting

Apartment buildings in Leipzig Nationwide, the offer prices for condominiums changed little between the beginning of March and the beginning of May. In Saxony, however, they fell by ten percent. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf The Covid 19 pandemic is burdening economic life in Germany in a way that few could have imagined three months ago. The […]

Turkish real estate is in demand in the corona crisis

Istanbul The Turkish economy is suffering from the spread of the novel corona virus. The lira has clearly lost value, the industry lacks orders and the hoteliers have no guests. However, one market is experiencing an unexpected upswing: the real estate market. The demand for single-family homes has increased noticeably since the pandemic began, brokers […]

LEG Immobilien on course for growth

LEG real estate headquarters in Düsseldorf Due to the corona crisis, rental growth will be lower than previously expected. (Photo: dpa) Dusseldorf Thanks to higher rents and lower costs, the real estate group started the year with growth and has confirmed its forecast for 2020. In the first quarter, FFO I, which is important for […]

The real estate boom and low interest rates make savings banks builders

Frankfurt When Sparkasse boss Jürgen Schüdde looks out the window of his office, he looks at a modern apartment building: white walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, glazed balconies. It is not just any house, but that of Sparkasse Starkenburg. Three years ago, the Heppenheim bank bought and built the site right next to its headquarters. Today the […]

Housing prices could drop by a quarter

Construction site in Berlin In Berlin, apartment prices have only known one way in recent years: upwards. Corona could change that in the medium term. (Photo: dpa) Erfurt The research institute Empirica predicts that house prices could drop by ten to 25 percent in the medium term because of the corona crisis. How strong the […]

Real estate crowd investing under scrutiny

Berlin Real estate crowdinvesting is about many people participating in real assets like a real estate property. The industry is already feeling the consequences of the corona crisis, as the head of the largest Austrian crowdinvesting platform Dagobertinvest, Andreas Zederbauer, reports. “The demand for investment opportunities plummeted by half in the first two weeks of […]