Where in Germany you can still find affordable real estate

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Even in expensive regions like Bavaria or Schleswig-Holstein there are still districts with cheap properties. An analysis shows where building a house is still affordable.

Housing is more expensive than ever – not only are property prices skyrocketing, but the average price of building land has more than doubled over the past two decades *. Those who can share an existing plot of land with their parents may consider themselves lucky. Everyone else has to buy building land at a high price. A current analysis of the German dream house lottery shows where building your own home can still be done on the cheap. To this end, we analyzed approximately 5,100 property listings in 164 cities, counties and administrative districts on Immowelt compared to the average purchase price per square meter. The result: On average, building in Saxony-Anhalt is the cheapestbut it can be expensive in the south of the Federal Republic.

Cheap building plots can only be found in certain regions of Germany. Without this, very few can afford to build a house. © blickwinkel / Imago

Land in cities: Munich is seven times more expensive than the national average

Unsurprisingly, the four cities and districts with the highest average prices per square meter are in Bavaria. The offer varies from one Building land for a two-family house near Munich for 851,000 euros to the property with a panoramic view of the Bavarian Prealps, for which euro 649,000 is due.

To fulfill the dream of owning a home, you have to dig deep into your pockets, especially in the Bavarian state capital: In Munich, a square meter costs around 2,924 euros – Maximum value in a national comparison. Prices in the metropolis are seven times more expensive than the national average, which is around 418 euros. The Bavarian city of Freising near Munich follows at a great distance in second place. Here, on the other hand, a square meter costs around 1,113 euros, only half as much as in Monaco. In third place was the city of Rosenheim, where about 1,078 euros per square meter of building land had to be paid. Around 880 euros per square meter are due for a building plot in the fourth Bavarian district of Weilheim-Schongau.

with Hanover However, a city in Lower Saxony completes the top five: in the state capital, a square meter of building land costs on average around 832 euros. What many people don’t know is that not all land is automatically buildable.

Build a house: Even in expensive federal states, there are still cheap properties

The federal states with the most expensive properties on average are Schleswig-Holstein (560 euros per square meter), Bavaria (465 euros) and Baden-Württemberg (453 euros). However, relatively cheap districts can also be found in the more expensive regions – building land costs about half the federal state average cheapest district of Schleswig-Flensburg in Schleswig-Holstein. Here the square meter costs around 285 euros. It will be even cheaper in the Wunsiedel-Fichtelgebirge district. A square meter in this cheaper Bavarian district costs 37 euros. The price of the cheapest district of Baden-Württemberg is also below average. Around 388 euros are to be built here in Zollernalb district plant per sqm.

On average, building plots are the cheapest in Saxony-Anhalt

A comparison of all property listings shows that buyers currently have to pay an average of around € 418 per square meter. At 156 euros there is a building land Saxony-Anhalt the cheapest, closely followed by Thuringia And Saxony, where the sq m costs 186 and 187 euros respectively. The cheapest building land in Germany is in the Saale-Orla district of Thuringia: at around 18 euros per square meter, it is well below the national average. By the way, you should definitely avoid these mistakes when decorating your home. (Source: press release) * Merkur.de is an offer of IPPEN.MEDIA.

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