Berlin among top ten of most expensive cities

Berlin among top ten of most expensive cities

According to Immowelt, Berlin is now one of the ten most expensive cities for renters in Germany.


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Rents in Berlin have risen again in 2018, by 13 percent compared with the previous year. Among the cities with over a million inhabitants, Berlin continues to lead with this growth. In the capital, the average square metre of advertisements for rental apartments on the Immowelt portal cost 11.80 euros (without utilities).

Top Ten: Rents in Germany in 2018

  1. Munich 18,10 Euro
  2. Frankfurt 13,90 Euro
  3. Stuttgart 12,50 Euro
  4. Freiburg 12,00 Euro
  5. Heidelberg 12,00 Euro
  6. Hamburg 11,90 Euro
  7. Mainz 11,80 Euro
  8. Berlin 11,70 Euro
  9. Ingolstadt 11,60 Euro
  10. Erlangen 11,20 Euro

Munich still most expensive city

In other East German cities, rents have risen too. In Leipzig, rents were five percent higher than in the previous year, in Erfurt they were six percent higher. The most expensive place to live is in Munich. Tenants paid an average of 18.10 euros per square metre.
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