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Berlin, 13. September 2022

Financial check: What banks really want to see

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Financial check: What banks really want to see

Berlin, 13. September 2022

Watch out when purchasing real estate - this applies not only to the property itself, but above all to the financing. Find out what you need to consider when financing real estate in our blog post.

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KfW subsidy programs for your own property

Berlin, 26. July 2022

Anyone buying or building a new residential property can apply for various KfW subsidies. We introduce the most important subsidy programs.

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Rising Demand for Real Estate Loans

Berlin, 02. July 2020

There was every reason to expect demand for private construction finance to take a nosedive at the height of the corona virus crisis. What actually happened, however, is the exact opposite...

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Will Interest Rates Maintain their Low Level for Decades Yet?

Berlin, 02. January 2020

Although everyone assumed for the longest time that the European Central Bank (ECB) would start raising their lending rates no later than 2020...

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Survey: Reforming Germany’s Real Estate Transfer Tax Preferable to Child Tax Credit for First-Time Home Buyers

Berlin, 26. April 2018

Germany’s new government has set itself the goal to support families in the acquisition or construction of family homes, and thereby to boost homeownership in general.

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The Key Lending Rate

Berlin, 23. November 2021

Interest rates come into play everywhere – just think of home loans, fixed income or savings. Their level is modelled on the key lending rate, which is set by the European Central Bank (ECB).

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Private Owners the Leading Group of Landlords in Germany

Berlin, 04. June 2020

Political and public debates keep circling back to the subject of major housing companies and their behaviour, and this even though these companies own merely a small fraction of the rental flats in Germany.

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Building Finance Rates Have Never been Lower

Berlin, 13. June 2019

As recently as last year, it was generally assumed that interest on mortgage loans had long bottomed out and would inevitably rise in the short-, medium- or long-term. Now, at the start of summer 2019, an entirely different situation presents itself.

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German Savings Ratio Is High, Homeownership Rate Remains Very Low

Berlin, 16. July 2020

Compared to other countries, private German households show a higher-than-average savings ratio.

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Insiders Expect Level of Mortgage Lending Rates to Remain Stable

Berlin, 23. April 2020

Due to the low-interest policy pursued by central banks at the moment, interest rates have been in more or less steady decline over the past years.

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Unexpected Drop in Building Finance Rates

Berlin, 14. February 2019

In late 2018, an interest rate reversal seemed to loom on the horizon—many analysts agreed that rates would start climbing again in 2019.

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