Several studies prove that the German housing market provides a positive cash-flow development and increase in rents and prices. Despite the financial crisis, the residential real estate markets in berlin are performing very well, and international investors are looking forward to increasing their investments in the market in 2010. Compared to other large cities, the German Capital continues to be a city of tenants. Flats account for 87 % of the residential market. The share of freehold flats is below the average number of that in other German and European cities.
You can download here the Berlin - Position Paper on the Housing Situation and Priority Elements of Work, published by the Senate Department for Urban Development of berlin.