October, 2014

  • The World’s Wealthiest Bet on Real Estate: 48% of their Assets are invested in Property

    By Dr. Rainer Zitelmann on 2014/10/28
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    “The Wealth Report 2014” by Knight Frank has just been published. What makes this edition particularly interesting is the fact that – unlike many other wealth reports – it also takes owner-occupied and investment properties into account. Here are some fascinating facts: The report’s authors estimate that there are 167,699 ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) worldwide. The term is […]
  • Making a Science out of Letting a Flat

    By Dr. Rainer Zitelmann on 2014/10/14
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    A new science is born. It is the science of flat letting. The formative document of this science consists of 44 single-spaced pages. Its authors are the Federal Ministries of Justice and Consumer Protection. The title of the document – wait for it – reads: “Draft Bill for a Law to Slow the Rental Uplift on Strained Housing Markets and […]