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Berlin impressions

For our weekly newspaper “Die Rote Laterne” our editor Rudi Kasulke has been reporting from the federal capital since the last election to the Berlin House of Representatives in September 2021. He gave us an interview, the following are some excerpts: After the superior election victory of the left and the surprising failure of the SPD at the 5% hurdle, red / green can now rule in Berlin ...

The SPD sees red - buyer principle for real estate sales

Ex-Federal Minister of Justice Katarina Barley planned to expand the customer principle, which has existed since 2015, for rentals to include real estate sales. A ministerial draft is now available, which her successor Christine Lambrecht should now put into practice. The introduction of the buyer principle is intended to facilitate the acquisition of real estate, since the ancillary purchase costs in Germany between 11 and 15% of the ...