On average, the annual growth in real estate prices in Germany is about 4-6% per annum. But in recent years, the five largest cities (Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Munich, Hamburg, and Stuttgart) have shown a higher growth in real estate prices.
Investors from all over the world want to invest in Germany for many reasons:
- Germany is one of the most stable (economically and politically) countries in the world with a high standard of living.
- According to the economists, real estate prices, both private and commercial (especially in large cities in the western lands of Germany) will continue to grow in the coming years. Also, rental rates are also growing – by about 2-3% per year.
- The guaranteed profitability of commercial real estate in Germany, comfortable living conditions, and the opportunity to obtain a residence permit in the future attract foreigners to the German real estate market.
16 April 2020
What will be with the German real estate market in the context of the coronavirus epidemic?
Many are now wondering what will happen to real estate in Germany during / after the so-called “pandemic” of the coronavirus: will it fall in price, will there be many new properties, in which real estate is it worth investing?
Already, many economists, as well as real estate market analysts agree that the real estate market in Germany will not suffer, on the contrary, it will be in even greater demand for the following reasons:
- Germany has shown its readiness for any plan for turbulence in connection with competent leadership and thoughtful legislation of the country;
- A strong German economy will recover quite quickly compared to the economies of other countries;
- amid the dubious future of the euro and the dollar (not to mention the ruble), investments in liquid real estate were, are and will be - a reliable guarantee of preserving capital;
As for the flooding of the market with new facilities at bargain prices - this should not be expected. The shortage of properties in recent years is due, in particular, to the fact that in addition to a large number of foreign buyers, local investors are very enthusiastic about buying quality properties in Germany at low credit rates.
31 января 2020
What type of real estate is now particularly attractive for investment in Germany?
A strong economy, thoughtful legal system, political stability, and a high standard of living - these factors make Germany particularly attractive to foreign investors who see real estate in Germany as a "safe haven" in terms of investing and preserving capital.
Now in the real estate market Germany record low loan rates (from 0.
07 января 2020
Why is it profitable to invest in new construction in Germany?
For our clients who want to buy residential real estate, both for the purpose of investment (rental) and for their own use, we recommend considering new buildings for the following reasons:
• there is a choice of apartments (you can choose the most suitable layout, floor, decoration - as a rule, 5 decoration lines are offered for selection);
• prices at the start of construction are 20% lower than when commissioning an object during construction for about 2 years (price increase at least 10% per year); therefore, when commissioning an object, the most expensive apartment options (penthouses) remain that are not so easily rented out for rent;
• a guarantee from the German developer for 5 years (I buy a second home; you most likely will encounter the need to repair it in the coming years, buying a new building - you will not have such a “headache” for at least 5 or 10 years;
• a guarantee from the German developer for 5 years (when buying apartment from secondary market you will most likely encounter the need to repair it in the coming years, buying a new building - you will not have such a “headache” for at least 5 or 10 years;
• phased payment (when buying a new building, you pay certain percentages of the total cost of the object according to the stages of development for 1 or 2-3 years - depending on how long the construction will last);
• the possibility of obtaining a financing from a German bank (in Germany, a non-resident of a country can also get a financing for purchase, it is easiest to get a loan from a German bank to a non-resident - to buy an apartment or apartment building. Here, the quality of the building, the location of the object will be taken into account.