invest in germany

Opportunity Flash: German Midcap Regional Property Investments

Given the rise in property prices across all use classes and regions in Germany and in particular the steep increase in prices in the major cities, our clients who want to invest in Germany increasingly ask the question how they can still find property investments with decent returns.

Without hard data evidence, we are still seeing good initial yields (>6% gross initial) and assets with upside potential in many regional markets in Germany. Read more

How To: Germany for Property Investors

Federal Structure

When talking to international investors of all sorts, one point of misconception has been coming up for decades.

Over the years, different waves of international investors have discovered Germany as an attractive property investment location. Although many follow similar strategies, the approaches have varied. However, one common misconception keeps acting to their disadvantage. Read more

Family Office Typology

In my day-to-day business the term “family office” is frequently used but when the conversation goes a little deeper I regularly find that my counterparts have little or no understanding as to what it actually means. Apart from the notion that all family offices are ultra conservative investors and shy away from any risk (and opportunity), the only other common denominator is the involvement of a family.

So, what actually is a family office and are they all the same or, if not, how are they different? Read more

Janzen & Co. Real Estate Office

Are you Home Biased in Your Investment Approach?

I recently read an article by Kim Iskyan on Truewealth Publishing that was titled “Investing solely in your home country is like juggling live dynamite”. The article is geared towards publicly traded investments but got me thinking about its applicability towards property investment.

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