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vdp-Index: Real estate prices rise further: growth momentum flattens slightly

vdp property price index up by 8.3 percent in the second quarter of 2018;
Jens Tolckmitt: “Although prices rose again considerably year on year, we are seeing a slight flattening in ...



vdp-Index: German real estate market sees dynamic start to 2018

vdp property price index up by 8.8% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with corresponding period in 2017; Jens Tolckmitt: “But the pick-up in new construction activity seems to be easin...



Pfandbrief banks expect the rise in prices to slow down, but not a severe correction in the residential property market

German real estate market benefits further from very robust economic growth, high employment and low interest rates ...



vdp welcomes European Commission's proposal on harmonisation of covered bonds

"As expected, the proposed directive is principle-based and lists all the key quality characteristics of covered bonds. ...



vdp-Index: German Property prices continue to rise / vdp adds to its family of indices

Upward price pressures on the German real estate market again accelerated slightly in 2017. With the results for 2017, the vdp is also publishing, for the first time, separate data on the develo...