September, 2015

  • Throw the demographic forecasts in the trash!

    By Dr. Rainer Zitelmann on 2015/09/29
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    I have organised more than 310 "Berlin Real Estate Roundtables" since 1998. In that time, I am sure that there haven't been more than a small handful of events where presenters haven't made use of slides containing demographic forecasts to underscore their arguments on real estate market topics.
  • Low interest rates are a dead-end street

    By Dr. Rainer Zitelmann on 2015/09/01
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    The markets’ have become just as hooked on low interest rates as a junkie craving their daily dose of heroin. The merest hint of withdrawal is enough to provoke anxiety. For the markets to be plunged into turmoil, it needs some kind of external shock – whether the developing economic situation in China, or some other event. Whatever the trigger, […]