Buying property in Germany can appear to be a complicated process.
To simplify it, IP Global has produced a guide to the logistics of investing in German property.
It covers all the necessary legal, tax and notarisation matters as well as the relevant acquisition and operating costs. Furthermore, you can expect guidance on the process of arranging mortgage finance as well as key information on lettings and management.
USD4 trillion (2019), 4th largest worldwide
83.2 million, 84+ million forecast by 2030
1 million units (2020)
2.9%, 10-year fixed rate
Berlin operates as Germany’s centre for government, technology, education and culture. Boasting a well-developed infrastructure, faster growing office workforce than London or Paris, and strong economic growth, the city presents a striking investment case.
Berlin, the once-divided capital, is now a leading world city for politics, science, media, technology, education and culture. While already the most populous city in the EU, it is expected to rise above and beyond the 4 million mark in the next decade. All of this contributes to Berlin’s robust rental market and puts those that invest in Berlin property in a strong position.
Leipzig is home to Germany’s second oldest university as well as 6 universities of applied sciences and 12 other higher education institutions. A close relationship between the research, technology and energy spheres provides Leipzig a competitive advantage both in Germany and beyond.
We get it. You need to be careful where you put your money, now more than ever. Times like these re-establish why our chosen asset class is property. It has tangible value combined with a stable demand for as long as people need shelter.
But not all real estate investments offer security. If you come across an offer that sounds too good to be true, it probably is. With a brief track record, it’s easy for firms to claim perfection.
IP Global has 15 years of expertise investing over $3 billion across 28 markets for our clients. We have on average achieved 105% of our rental estimates upon completion and have helped arrange over 5000 mortgages globally since 2005.
Since 2008, IP Global has successfully invested over €125 million in German real estate and continues to look for opportunities in this robust and secure market.
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