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12/09/2019

Pfandbrief banks criticize revival of the ECB buying programme for covered bonds

The European Central Bank (ECB) announced on September 12 that it will be relaunching the purchase programme for covered bonds on November 1, 2019.

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26/08/2019

Pfandbrief is 250 Years of age

vdp President Dr. Louis Hagen: “A stable pillar of the German financial system, the Pfandbrief has repeatedly demonstrated and constantly increased its appeal through innovation and change...

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21/08/2019

Pfandbrief banks establish minimum standards for Green Pfandbriefe

“Green Pfandbrief” trademark will further boost a young segment

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12/08/2019

vdp index: price momentum in top 7 housing markets continues to weaken

  • vdp property price index rose 6.7% in the second quarter compared with the same quarter the previous year
  • Housing top 7 markets: rental price growth easing
  • Commercial:...

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25/06/2019

vdp-Spotlight: New business in property finance follows rise in construction and transaction volumes

German real estate market in the longest expansion phase since German reunification; Financing structures stable despite long-running boom; average share of borrowed funds at around 50 percent

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