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Property investment 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 and tax matters as well as all the information you need in relation to acquisition costs, holding costs and exit costs when you decide to sell.
Furthermore, you can expect guidance on the process of arranging mortgage finance as well as key information on lettings and management.
As a founding member of the European Union and prominent participant of the G7, Germany is one of the world’s great superpowers primed with secure property investment opportunities. With the largest economy in Europe, it maintains its position as a safe haven for international capital in times of economic and political uncertainty worldwide.
Demand for property investment opportunities remains elevated as Germany was one of the few markets to experience a continuation of house price growth during the global pandemic. The residential market is forecast to outperform other major European residential markets until at least 2030, underpinned by strong population growth, a structurally undersupplied housing market and a robust economic landscape.
As a result of the effective management of COVID-19, the modern economic structure, and the enormous fiscal spending program, the German economy has proved to be very resilient. It has rebounded far faster than the majority of advanced economies in H2 2020, offering excellent property investment opportunities in times where there are few available.
USD4 Trillion GDP (2019)
4th Largest Worldwide
83.2 Million (2020)
84+ Million Forecast by 2030
1 Million Units (2020)
Berlin, the once-divided capital is now a world city for politics, science, media, technology, education and culture. With the population expected to continue rising above and beyond the 4 million mark in the next decade, and sustained investment from domestic and international origins, the future looks very bright for Berlin.
Leipzig was Germany’s fourth-largest city at the end of the 19th century and although it suffered an economic and population decline after WWII, Leipzig’s economy has been experiencing a meteoric revival since the year 2000. With the population forecast to grow by another 25% reaching 750,000 residents by 2035, Leipzig’s residential real estate market provides an excellent property investment opportunity.
As a truly international property investment company, IP Global helps investors add the strength of global real estate to their portfolio. In our 15 years of experience we have successfully entered 45 markets world-wide and invested over USD3 billion on behalf of our clients.
We ensure that our business operates with complete integrity and that our service delivery is entirely transparent. Our track record of this speaks for itself, having successfully completed over 5,500 units and achieved 105% of our rental estimates since 2005.
IP Global has been active in Germany since 2008, having identified it as an extremely resilient real estate market with excellent capital and rental growth prospects. We have successfully invested over USD127 million across our 314 completed units since entering Germany and surpassed our rental estimates by an average of 112%.