The Berlin real estate blog

Relevant topics around the Berlin real estate market and interesting contexts. This is our Berlin real estate blog.

Berlin properties and Corona

The corona crisis will lead to liquidity bottlenecks for tenants in Berlin. The Federal Government and the Berlin Senate are countering this with protective umbrellas and programs. Which tenants are particularly at risk? 

by Peter Guthmann

Recommendations for the rent cap

The law for rent limitation in the housing sector in Berlin - MietenWoG Bln - better known as "rent cap" came into force on 23.02.2020. Berlin landlords must react quickly. A roadmap.

by Peter Guthmann
Photo by Marcus Lenk on Unsplash

Rent cap introduced

On January 30, the "Law on the revision of legal regulations on rent caps", or "rent cap" for short, was approved by the Berlin House of Representatives. After publication in the official government gazette at the beginning of February, the law will come into force. The most important paragraphs, hidden pitfalls, risk of fines. A detailed discussion of the rent cap, here.

by Peter Guthmann

Berlin: Less poor but still super sexy

The reality in Berlin is much better than politics want it to be. The rent burden is moderate, the net income per household and the ownership rate are rising.

by Peter Guthmann

Rent Cap. What it is and what it means for landlords in Berlin.

The rent cap has been approved by the Senate. By law, the rents for about 1.5 million apartments built before 2014 are to be frozen for five years. Also affected are new rentals for which the rent index for 2019 is no longer used, but the new upper limits from the Senate table. All information here.

by Peter Guthmann

Green target conflict: Climate vs. tenant protection

Can climate goals be matched with the political agenda of Red-Red-Green in Berlin? The goal conflict of the Berlin Greens is getting worse. A status report.

by Peter Guthmann

Berlin Real Estate Market: Autumn 2019

Rents rising moderately, growth slowing, fewer relocations.

by Peter Guthmann

Real estate owner in Berlin? Everything you need to know about the planned rent cover.

We summarize the key points for you about the rental cover in Berlin. What the announced law aims at and what it really does.

by Peter Guthmann

Regulations in Berlin? Don't panic!

Many of our foreign customers ask us what is going on in Berlin's real estate market. Left Senator Lompscher's trying to push a lot of buttons. But only a few work. It is time for some information.

by Peter Guthmann

Left building senator risks political, economic and legal scandal

Berlin's building senator is said to have spoken of over 430,000 rent reduction applications from tenants in Berlin per year. Senator affronts thousands of private landlords.

by Peter Guthmann