Daily Archives: October 17, 2012

Kate Allen

Just as we thought the era of frothy housing markets was over, whispers of a German property bubble are beginning to grow. The recent data are certainly startling – since early 2010 the rate of house price growth has really taken off.

House prices in 7 German cities

But before ploughing your life savings into a buy-to-let scheme in Schleswig-Holstein, wait a second. Because a longer-term perspective shows that most German property is only just returning to the price levels of nearly two decades ago: Read more