Structures of residential property finance 2015

Thomas Hofer, vdpResearch

Residential property prices have risen significantly since the 2009 financial market crisis. Given that the construction and purchase of residential prop-erties are often debt-financed, the development and structure of real estate finance are receiving greater attention.

In summer 2015, vdpResearch, in cooperation with the vdp member banks active in this business field, examined the structure of the financing of family houses and freehold apartments.