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Berlin, 12. November 2021

Getting Energy-Efficient Construction Right

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Getting Energy-Efficient Construction Right

Berlin, 12. November 2021

Climate change has become a global challenge, which is why representatives of countries worldwide convened for an international UN Climate Change Conference called “COP 26” in Glasgow in early November 2021.

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Owning versus Renting: Which is More Rewarding and When?

Berlin, 17. June 2021

It was that time of year again: In June, the latest ACCENTRO Housing Cost Report was published. Now in its sixth edition, it was once again compiled by the German Economic Institute (IW) on behalf of ACCENTRO.

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The Highest Returns are Paid in the Suburbs

Berlin, 17. December 2020

Suburbia is Trending. As supply is drying up fast in Germany’s metropolises, many apartment seekers roam farther afield, flat-hunting on the periphery of the major cities, as do investors.

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Survey: Homeowners Less Exposed to Old-Age Poverty

Berlin, 03. September 2020

Owning your home is generally considered a sensible contribution to your personal pension scheme, and a particularly effective protection against old-age poverty.

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Will Condominium Buyers Soon Benefit from Negative Interest Rates?

Berlin, 16. January 2020

Due to the monetary policy of the central banks, interest rates for construction finance dropped to a new all-time low in 2019.

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Real estate as retirement plan

Berlin, 30. April 2021

The own pension scheme is an important element of the personal finance plan.

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Professional Investors Opt Increasingly for Residential Real Estate

Berlin, 29. October 2020

The transaction volume on Germany’s residential investment market increased significantly during the first three quarters of 2020 compared to the prior-year period.

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Owner-Occupiers Live Far Cheaper than Tenants

Berlin, 28. May 2020

The cost advantage of inhabiting a condominium rather than a comparable rental flat equalled 48.5 percent in 2019 – this is the upshot of this year’s ACCENTRO Housing Cost Report.

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Homeownership Still Worth it Almost Anywhere

Berlin, 02. May 2019

In 94 percent of Germany’s cities and districts, homeowners pay lower housing costs than tenants. This is the gist of the new ACCENTRO Housing Cost Report 2019 that was compiled by the IW German Economic Institute in Cologne.

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Fastest Price Growth for Residential Real Estate in Four Years

Berlin, 25. December 2020

During the third quarter of 2020, prices for residential real estate went up at a rate of 7.8 percent over prior-year period.

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Expert Opinion: Housing Market Entirely Unimpressed

Berlin, 08. October 2020

Many observers agree that the German housing market has remained remarkably unaffected by the coronavirus crisis so far.

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Experts: Residential Remains Attractive Asset Class

Berlin, 09. April 2020

For weeks now, the coronavirus pandemic has been the number one topic not just around kitchen tables, in the media and in politics, but also in the real estate industry, of course.

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Further Price Increase Forecast for the Coming Years

Berlin, 18. April 2019

For years, there have been speculations that the time of major price hikes on the German housing market would come to an end soon.

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