The reason why property in Berlin is so popular
The popularity of Berlin, also in job offers and tourism, originates in the quality of living, multitude of institutions of education
the varied cultural and art scene, green spaces, perfect local transport and accessibility. Despite the rising rents and
real estate prices during the last year, the price level in Berlin is still affordable, compared to other metropolises.
However, up to now at below-average spending capacity and income, whereas the number of employment circumstances and
household incomes grow. The vast majority are 1 to 2 person households. The number of smaller households keeps on rising.
Planning and development of new construction, presently more tenements than condos, do not supply the need foreseeably, for now.
How and where rents and prices develop in Berlin
The property assets kept rising in 2016, e.g. Condo by 9.6 % and rents on offer by 5.6 % up to 9 €/sqm/month
on average, whereas marked differences exist between the Berliner Districts. Rents in Berlin (€/sqm/month) rose
in Charlottenburg Wilmersdorf up to 10,21 €, Mitte 10,48 €, Tempelhof Schöneberg 8,81 €,
Kreuzberg Friedrichshain 11,04 €, Pankow 9,57 €, Steglitz Zehlendorf 9,25 €, Treptow Köpenick 8,12 €.
Above average rises are reported in Neukölln (9,47 €, +17,1 %) and Marzahn Hellersdorf (6,7 € + 10,2 %).
Lichtenberg increases to 8,49 €, Spandau 7,29 €, Reinickendorf 7,90 €. Offers for ready-furnished flats
mount 27.4 % of all rental offers, especially in Charlottenburg-Wilmerdorf,
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and Mitte. Source: CBRE Data basis empirica-systeme
Which Berlin districts are popular for freehold flats or condos
Mitte (4.139), Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (3.926), Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf (3.713), Pankow (3.442)
have an upper price range,
(= average, medium price on offer €/sqm), followed by Tempelhof -Schöneberg (3.119 + 21 %).
A middle price range is recorded for Steglitz Zehlendorf (3.096) and Lichtenberg (2.868 + 23 %),
wheras Neukölln (2.778 + 17,6 %) still surprises.
Rising demand is reported in Wedding, too. Treptow-Köpenick (2.650) Reinickendorf (2.251),
Spandau (1.939 + 23,7 %), Marzahn-Hellersdorf (1.917 -6,3 %)
offer entry-level opportunity prices and long term increase potential.
Numbers source CBRE Data basis empirica-systeme
Why Berlins homes grow into the surroundings
Detached houses and flats near Berlin offer, to live in green surroundings, with fast, comfortable
access to all Berlin advantages. Potsdam leads in prices and as biggest city in Brandenburg near Berlin.
Increasingly popular are towns, with city train or regional train station.
Towns like Teltow, Mahlow, Blankenfelde, Erkner, Zeuthen,
Neuenhagen, Strausberg, Bernau, Birkenwerder, Hohen-Neuendorf, Birkenwerder, Hennigsdorf, Falkensee, Ahrensfelde
qualify as price alternative to Berlin for interested buyers and tenants. Especially families could
profit by more school and childcare offers at several locations in Brandenburg.