Joining All The Dots For Your Successful Philanthropy / Podcast Episode

What is philanthropy to you? Annie Moon joined Sascha Janzen on episode 20 of The True Wealth Project to discuss just that. Annie always wanted to be in the impact space from a young age, she now has over 30 years of experience in many different roles. The passion came to her when she wanted to help others and wanted to do more.

So, what is philanthropy for Annie? Read more

The COVID-19 Crisis – What are the Implications for Family Wealth?

Preliminary Observations & Opinions

by Sascha Janzen

as per 28/04/2020

Like most people, I am closely following the news and debates about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the respective responses by governments across the world.

As a family business responsible for preparing investment advice and decisions, we keep asking ourselves what the ongoing COVID-19 crisis means for us and our investors. We are firmly grounded in property investment but are asking ourselves if and how we should re-allocate or diversify to be more robust in times of crisis. We are looking beyond the current challenges to position ourselves for the next phase of the crisis. Read more

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

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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Home Staging for Investment Properties

(aka Property Presentation)

While home staging is a well established discipline for the sale of homes and houses, it is not so much established for the investment property sector. Read more

Janzen & Co.

Top 5 Mistakes Handing Over Real Estate Assets To The Next Generation

In my experience, spanning over 20 years of working in the property investment industry, I have observed recurring problems in the process of handing over real estate assets to the next generation. The list of the top 5 mistakes identified are as follows: Read more