For what was already the second time, analysts at the Steinbeis Institute Center for Real Estate Studies were commissioned by real estate company Porta Mallorquina Real Estate to examine the market for holiday properties in Majorca.
The “client pays principle*”, housing markets that have been swept clean, new legal ordinances – 2015 was a tough year for many German estate agents. Stephan Bruns, Franchise Manager DACH with Porta Mondial AG and the Managing Director of Porta Mondial Düsseldorf, talks about success and survival strategies in a highly competitive market.
In an interview with the Austrian publication Immobilienmagazin Stephan Bruns, Franchise Manager D-A-CH with Porta Mondial AG, talks about the pros and cons of a franchise in the real estate industry, and about what matters when evaluating a system.
On 2 October, the Porta Mondial Hamburg team invited guests to the official opening of its estate agency at Frahmredder 1, in Alstertal.
The Steinbeis Institut Center for Real Estate Studies in Freiburg came to the conclusion that currently there are approx. 6,000 properties for sale on the Balearic Islands.
In nationwide comparison the Balearics take first place in Spain with forecast economic growth of 3.3% for 2015 according to Rafael Doménech, Chief Economist for Spain and Europe with BBVA. For the islands, tourism is the primary economic driver. During Q1 2015 the total number of visitors rose by 7.17%, an increase of 495,000 tourists […]
The Spanish National Institute of Statistics has revealed that Spanish real estate sales figures started to show growth again for the first time in 2014, with an increase of 2.2%. This tentative recovery of the market, which has been in bad shape since the property crisis of 2009, is primarily due to the holiday regions. […]
Porta Mondial licence partner Carolyn Bingenheimer In February 2015, the Porta Mondial Group celebrated the opening of its fifth office in NRW: Porta Mondial Ratingen. Carolyn Bingenheimer, licence partner for the Mettmann district has many years of real estate expertise. A DIN and EN-certified expert for built and unbuilt plots, she has been in the […]
The Porta Mondial Group’s International Partner Meeting. On 10th and 11th October, German and Spanish Porta Mondial master franchise partners, representatives from Porta Holiday and Porta Mallorquina Real Estate Consultants met in Majorca for an internal continuing education event. Against a backdrop of glorious weather and temperatures that nearly reached summer levels, Porta Mondial AG […]
Positive development in tourism regions Following continuous declines in annual sales figures, for 2013 the Spanish Statistics Institute, INE, recorded only a small year-on-year fall of 2.2% in the national real estate market. Overall Spain’s notaries registered 311,414 sales transactions last year (2012: 318,419). Chart in English and high resolution available, please ask your press […]