City of Frankfurt

Overview
Market trends & outlook

Frankfurt, the biggest city in the state of Hesse (Hessen), is best-known for housing the “Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse” -- the largest stock exchange in Germany (10th largest by market cap globally). With a population of more than 2.3 million, including its urban area, Frankfurt is the 5th largest city in Germany. Besides hosting the headquarters for major banks, financial institutions and multinational corporations in Germany, the city also has one of the largest commercial airports in the world. People like to call it “Mainhatten”, because the city has the largest number of skyscrapers in the EU.

Frankfurt has one of the highest densities in the region with a current population of 729,624, there has been an increase of 64,300 residents (~9%) since 2009. In 2012, Frankfurt attained the title of the highest productivity of Germany's 30 largest cities with a GDP of €84,427 Euros per employed person (in 2012).

Compared to other major German cities, Frankfurt has a considerably low unemployment rate of 5.6%. Frankfurt is also culturally and ethnically diverse, with 51.2% of the population having an immigrant background in 2015. Home to as many as 180 nationalities, Frankfurt is a very multicultural city. It has the second-largest Korean community in the whole of Europe, as well as the largest Sri Lankan Tamil community in Germany.

Frankfurt

How prices are growing in
major German cities?

Germany's strong economic growth has resulted in price increases across German cities: On average the prices doubled in the last 10 years. Rents also follow the house price development in Germany: the average increase amounts to 50% between 2008 ad 2017.

In Frankfurt, the average annual property prices per square meter has increased from 2.300€ in 2008 to 4.830€ in 2017. Meanwhile, the average rent prices per square meter also increased 9,75€ from in 2008 to 14,00€ in 2017.

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Apartment rental prices ’08-17’ (Euro/sqm/month)
Year 2017
Year 2008
n = 55,600 rented apartments from 80 to 120 sqm. that were inserted in immowelt.de in the first half of 2008 and 2017. Source: Statista and TheLocal 2018

About us

LoanLink is a German mortgage advisor specialized in helping customers purchase property in Frankfurt. Above all, we help international clients get a home loan. Our experienced Frankfurt mortgage broker team provides professional advice in English. What’s more, we leverage our technology to scan the mortgage rates for 400+ regional and global German bank. We make sure you find the best deal!

Our smart online mortgage solution is available 24/7 to guide you through the German mortgage process. And you can use our mortgage illustrator to see what your mortgage and monthly payments might look like. Additionally, our documents and advices are in English and is completely free of charge.

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Do you live and pay taxes in Germany? Are you an expat or long-term resident? You may be eligible for German mortgage products from 400+ banks. And if you have a EU Blue Card, you may be eligible for a German mortgage from many of our partner banks.
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Do you live and work abroad, but want to buy property in Frankfurt? As a Frankfurt specialized mortgage broker, we offer competitive financing options from our partner banks for a non-resident home loan.

Got a question or a complex situation?

Our friendly home loan experts are happy to support you in finding a mortgage in Frankfurt. Call us on +49 (0) 30 5683 7535 or email us at [email protected]

Başar Canıperk
Başar Canıperk
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Jan Joisten
Jan Joisten
Mortgage expert
Stefan Koeppen
Stefan Koeppen
Mortgage expert
Başar Canıperk
Başar Canıperk
Real estate specialist
Jan Joisten
Jan Joisten
Mortgage expert
Başar Canıperk
Başar Canıperk
Real estate specialist
Jan Joisten
Jan Joisten
Mortgage expert
Stefan Koeppen
Stefan Koeppen
Mortgage expert
Başar Canıperk
Başar Canıperk
Real estate specialist
Jan Joisten
Jan Joisten
Mortgage expert

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