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German residential investment market could see second highest transaction volume on record, says Savills

German residential investment market could see second highest transaction volume on record, says Savills

According to Savills, the German residential property market has been almost unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic this year. Transactions involving properties with at least 50 apartments changed hands for approximately EUR15.8 billion in the first three quarters of 2020. This represents an increase of 29 per cent year on year as well as a 29 per cent increase on the five-year average.

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Real estate assets to fall by up to 10 per cent or more in value, but will bounce back by 2021, says Duff & Phelps

Real estate assets to fall by up to 10 per cent or more in value, but will bounce back by 2021, says Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps, a provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, has published a survey revealing that nearly four in 10 investors (39 per cent) expect commercial real estate assets to fall between 5-10 per cent in value in 2020, whilst nearly a third (31 per cent) predict a fall of 10 per cent or more as a result of the pandemic.