Real Estate Market in Germany in early 2019

Dr. Franz Eilers, vdpReserach

The latest vdp analysis of the German property market shows that the brisk demand for residential and office properties continues to set the tone of the market. New construction in the housing and office property segments provided hardly any relief last year.

About the author of the market analysis

Dr. Franz Eilers is head of market research at vdpResearch, the independent real estate analysis firm of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp). Before joining vdpResearch, Eilers was in charge of the real estate market research department in the central division Valuation and Consulting at HypoVereinsbank. Eilers conducts regular analyses of the latest real estate market developments for the vdp. Moreover, he and his team are responsible for compiling the vdp property price index, which the Deutsche Bundesbank uses within the scope of its property price monitoring activities.