Capital Language Solutions | 2015 September
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September, 2015

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Observing the impact of the refugee crisis on Germany’s housing market over the last few days has certainly been interesting. Alongside the usual studies, reports and comment pieces on the continual onward march of rents and property prices (both still rising, although not to the same extent as recent months/years), the shortage of affordable housing, increases in the number of pipeline projects and building permits issued, etc., there have been …

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Germany may have Europe’s biggest economy and the EU’s largest population, but as far as the country’s listed real estate sector is concerned things have only recently begun to get really interesting. This week, on 21.09.2015, Vonovia (formerly Deutsche Annington) became the first listed real estate company to be promoted to the blue-chip DAX index. How has the sector reacted? What does this signal for Vonovia’s competitors? Is this the beginning …

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There has been considerable hype recently in connection with what is being marketed as a revolutionary new source of funding for real estate projects — crowdfunding. Who are the companies that have entered the market, what’s in it for investors and developers, and how does crowd investment compare with more traditional forms of real estate investment?   You’ve got to be in it to win it One major hurdle for …

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I will never understand how often the most basic translation mistakes make it through the review process and end up being published. How do we feel when we read something peppered with the most basic errors? What kind of impression does this create for a company’s prospective clients, partners or employees? Why do some companies not seem to take anywhere near the same level of care in sourcing translated texts as they do with crafting …

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