2020 and 2021 have been a real estate rollercoaster ride that has left some passengers feeling unwell. For the lefts, the New Year's wishes were different from what the courts decided. A review and outlook.
Pre-emption rights were the sword of Damocles over every sale of apartment blocks in milieu protection areas. We analyse how many cases were examined, applied or averted. A first analysis of how things could go on.
The Federal Assembly (Bundesrat) has passed the Building Land Mobilisation Act (Baulandmobilisierungsgesetz). Read here how the law will affect you and what will change, especially for owners of apartment buildings.
The Berlin real estate market is familiar with the word "crisis". Since 2007/2008, anyone who has overcome the speculation period and then sustained properties for a few more years in view of the positive developments has known that a crisis is also always an opportunity. Does that also apply to the time after Corona? An analysis.
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?
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.
If you want to live in Berlin, you need an apartment. Unfortunately, patience, luck and a job are no longer enough to find a place to live in Berlin. Surprising: almost 126,000 apartments in Berlin seem to be vacant.