What’s happening with Berlin’s Cold War border crossings? Read more


INTERVIEW! Is 2019 your year for big change? Maybe you're considering buying property. Real estate investment advisor Brigitta Mühlhans on why it’s time to join the gentry and where to start. Read more

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Berlin real estate prices have been skyrocketing in the last few years. Is the bubble about to pop? Read more


Exberliner investigates one of Berlin's most pressing issues: housing. From exploding rents to the companies cashing in on the student housing crisis; from former squatters fighting over property to alternative house sharing options. Out now! Read more

In the German papers this week: Vexing and perplexing news stories from Berlin and beyond... Read more

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Hans-Torsten Richter answers your questions about surviving and thriving in Berlin. Write to Read more


Yes, we have a Mietbremse (rental price limit) and a Wohnraumversorgungsgesetz (giving tenants some financial help in specific cases) but rent prices are still rising. What gives? Gris explores. Read more


Roma colonies – originally a phenomenon confined to Neukölln – are sprouting up across Berlin as cynical speculators use Roma migrants to drive out long-term, low-rent tenants and transform their properties into top-end luxury flats. Read more


The past 10 years have seen a surge of properties developed for the mega-rich, luxury flats with multi-million price tags. But who’s buying? And are those new buyers responsible for the end of the city’s legendary affordable housing market? Read more

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