Stuttgart buy & rent: House, apartment, property – Square meter price

Stuttgart buy & rent – The metropolis in the south of Germany with car industry, high tech and many world market leaders in the medium-sized business sector. If you want to buy Stuttgart, you need a good real estate agent, no matter if you want to buy building land, a plot of land, a condominium or a single-family house. Tenants in particular have a hard time, after all, Stuttgart has a high wage level. To give you an assessment, we will take a close look at Stuttgart today. Buying, renting and urban development. Here you will find current facts and figures for the capital of Baden-Württemberg as well as the development of property prices over the last 10 years.

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Buy in Stuttgart

First we take a detailed look at current statistics for buyers. Here you will find a lot of information, from the purchase price for a newly built condominium to tips for renting property.

  1. Buying in Stuttgart?
  2. Development of property prices (10 years)
  3. Number of sales of luxury homes
  4. Let the property

Where is it worth buying? comparison

Where is it worth buying a property (house, semi-detached house, condominium, etc.)? In comparison, one sees the potential that lies dormant above all in NRW and Hessen. This chart shows the cost advantages of home ownership compared to rents in German metropolitan areas in 2018.

  1. Düsseldorf with 53.8%
  2. Cologne with 53.6%
  3. Frankfurt with 50.1%
  4. Stuttgart with 44.0%
  5. Leipzig with 41.8%
  6. Munich with 37.6%
  7. Hamburg with 35.0%
  8. Berlin with 26.9%

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Development of real estate prices (10 years)

Many are interested not only in current prices, but also in the development of values. Especially the 10-year review is popular. Therefore, we have here for you a statistic from 2011 about purchase prices for residential properties in Saarland and Baden-Württemberg by cities in the first half of 2011.

  • Stuttgart – Terraced house 467.821 Euro / single family house 685.941 EUro
  • Freiburg – terraced house 431.528 Euro / single family house 562.552 Euro
  • Friedrichshafen – terraced house 328.278 Euro / single family house 476.439 Euro
  • Heidelberg – row house 376.731 Euro / single family house 549.292 Euro

Statistics: Purchase prices for residential properties in Saarland and Baden-Württemberg by cities in the first half of 2011 | Statista
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Number of sales of luxury homes

How many luxury properties are sold and bought in Germany each year? These statistics show how manageable the market is. Here you can see the number of sales of luxury homes in selected cities in Germany.

Statistics: Number of sales of luxury houses* in selected cities in Germany in the first half of 2010 and 2011 | Statista
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Data show for visualization last survey in the 1st half of 2010 and 2011.

Are there enough apartments?

You can live in your own property yourself or you can rent it out. With the current housing shortage, this is a good prerequisite for increasing rental income. Because as always, supply and demand. The chart shows the share of annual building completions in 2016-2018 in the annual demand in the period 2016-2020.

  1. Hamburg and Düsseldorf Coverage / year at 86%
  2. Frankfurt am Main Coverage / year at 78%
  3. Berlin coverage / year at 73%
  4. Munich Coverage / year at 67%
  5. Stuttgart Coverage / year at 56%
  6. Cologne Coverage / year at 46%

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Rental

  1. Rental price for dream apartment
  2. Reality Check: Prices for first time rentals
  3. Service charges in comparison
  4. Housing market: Current requests and offers
  5. rent office: Free areas and practices

Rental price for dream apartment

When it comes to the rent you’re willing to pay for the perfect apartment, Stuttgart is way up there in a Germany-wide comparison of average rents. The chart shows the average rent for an apartment with 3 to 4 rooms (81 to 105 sqm).

  1. Munich – 1.500 Euro / month
  2. Frankfurt – 1.170 Euro / month
  3. Stuttgart – 1.080 Euro / month
  4. Hamburg – 1.030 Euro / month
  5. Düsseldorf – 900 Euro / month

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Reality Check: Prices for first time rentals

The chart shows the cold rents for first-time rentals in top 7 cities per square metre.

  1. Munich from 12.96 Euro to 17.42 Euro (+ 4.46 Euro)
  2. Stuttgart from 10.00 Euro to 14.21 Euro (+ 4.21 Euro)
  3. Frankfurt from 11.57 Euro to 14.18 Euro (+ 3.01 Euro)
  4. Hamburg from 12.00 Euro to 13.16 Euro (+ 1.16 Euro)
  5. Düsseldorf from 8.62 Euro to 12.55 Euro (+ 3.93 Euro)
  6. Berlin from 7.05 Euro to 12.40 Euro (+ 5.35 Euro)
  7. Cologne from 9.12 Euro to 12.39 Euro (+ 2.59 Euro)
  8. Comparable value: Germany from EUR 6.99 to EUR 9.58 (+ EUR 2.59)

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Service charges in comparison

The chart shows the total ancillary housing costs per year for a three-person household (in euros). The average in Germany is EUR 1,900.84 per year. The cheapest cities for ancillary costs are:

  1. Munich – 1.643,00 Euro / year (257,84 Euro less)
  2. Mainz – 1,686.02 Euro / year
  3. Hamburg – 1,682.40 Euro / year
  4. Kiel – 1.682,40 Euro / year
  5. Stuttgart – 1,729.74 Euro / year

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Home market: Current requests and offers

The chart shows requests and offers for rental apartments in the 14 largest cities in Germany. 150,000 advertisements for rental apartments and the corresponding contact enquiries were evaluated.

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Rent office: Free areas and practices

Finding the perfect office – How does Stuttgart compare to other German cities? How many free spaces and practices are there in relation to Frankfurt, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Munich & Co. This chart shows the proportion of vacant office space as a proportion of total office space in selected German cities in 2018.

  1. Frankfurt am Main – 6.8% free / 93.2% rented
  2. Düsseldorf – 6.4% vacant / 93.6% rented
  3. Hamburg – 3.6% vacant / 96.4% rented
  4. Cologne – 2.8% free / 97.2% rented
  5. Stuttgart – 2.3% free / 97.7% rented
  6. Munich – 1.8% free / 98.2% rented
  7. Berlin – 1.5% free / 98.5% rented

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Living, economy, city and inhabitants

  1. City map of Stuttgart
  2. Private households: Forecast until 2030 in BW
  3. Place 1 of the most livable cities in Germany
  4. Stuttgart is family-friendly

City map Stuttgart

Private households: forecast until 2030

How is Stuttgart developing as a city and in Baden-Württemberg as a federal state? Here you can see the number of private households in Germany by federal state in 2018 and forecast for 2030 (in 1,000). This is an optimal situation for landlords as the demand for living space increases.

Statistics: Number of private households in Germany by federal states in 2018 and forecast for 2030 (in 1,000) | Statista
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Place 1 of the most livable cities in Germany

Do you consider your city worth living in?

  1. Stuttgart – 89% think the city is worth living in! 9 out of 10 people live in Stuttgart
  2. Cologne – 89%
  3. Hamburg – 88%
  4. Dusseldorf – 87%
  5. Bremen – 86%
  6. Munich – 84%
  7. Berlin – 83%
  8. Essen – 80%
  9. Frankfurt – 79%
  10. Dortmund – 76%

Statistics: Do you consider your city worth living in? | Statista
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Stuttgart is family-friendly

Do you consider your city to be family-friendly?

  1. Stuttgart – 65%
  2. Dortmund – 63%
  3. Bremen – 61%
  4. Hamburg – 60%
  5. Cologne – 60%
  6. Dusseldorf – 57%
  7. Munich – 56%
  8. Frankfurt – 51%
  9. Berlin – 48%
  10. Essen – 41%

Statistics: Do you think your city is family-friendly? | Statista
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Buy in Germany

Tip! Read more about Buy an apartment: The 10 most expensive German cities.

  • Ranking: Square meter prices for condominiums
  • House price index: development of house prices
  • Development of construction investments in Germany
  • Ownership ratio in Germany

Ranking: Square meter prices for condominiums

Cities with the highest prices per square meter for condominiums in 2015 and 2019 (in euros per square meter).

  1. Munich – 8,993 Euro / square meter
  2. Frankfurt am Main – 6,701 Euro / square meter
  3. Stuttgart – 6,324 Euro / square meter
  4. Potsdam – 6.1.64 Euro / square meter
  5. Berlin – 5.578 Euro / square meter
  6. Hamburg – 5,507 Euro / square meter
  7. Düsseldorf – 5,470 Euro / square meter
  8. Erlangen – 5.416 Euro / square meter
  9. Regensburg – 5.411 Euro / square meter
  10. Freiburg im Breisgau – 5,349 Euro / square meter

Statistics: Cities with the highest prices per square meter for condominiums in 2015 and 2019* (in Euro per square meter) | Statista
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House price index: development of house prices

Development of house prices in Germany in the years from 2000 to 2018 (2015 = Index 100).

Statistics: Development of house prices in Germany in the years from 2000 to 2018 (2015 = Index 100) | Statista
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Development of construction investments in Germany

Development of construction investments in Germany in the years 2000 to 2016 (compared to previous year).

Statistics: Development of construction investments in Germany in the years 2000 to 2016 (compared to previous year) | Statista
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Ownership ratio in Germany

Ownership rate in Germany in the period from 1998 to 2018 by Länder

1998 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018
Baden-Württemberg 48.3% 49.3% 49.1% 52.8% 51.3% 52.6%
Bavaria 47.6% 48.9% 46.4% 51% 50.6% 51.4%
Berlin 11% 12.7% 14.1% 14.9% 14.2% 17.4%
Brandenburg 35.5% 39.8% 39.6% 46.2% 46.4% 47.8%
Bremen 37.5% 35.1% 35.4% 37.2% 38.8% 37.8%
Germany total 40.9% 42.6% 41.6% 45.7% 45.5% 46.5%
Hamburg 20.3% 21.9% 20.2% 22.6% 22.6% 23.9%
Hessen 43.3% 44.7% 44.3% 47.3% 46.7% 47.5%
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 32.2% 35.9% 33.2% 37% 38.9% 41.1%
Lower Saxony 48.9% 51% 49% 54.5% 54.7% 54.2%
North Rhine-Westphalia 37.4% 39% 38.7% 43% 42.8% 43.7%
Rhineland-Palatinate 55% 55.7% 54.3% 58% 57.6% 58%
Saarland 58.1% 56.9% 54.9% 63.7% 62.6% 64.7%
Saxons 28.7% 31% 29.5% 33.7% 34.1% 34.6%
Saxony-Anhalt 36.5% 39.6% 37.9% 42.7% 42.4% 45.1%
Schleswig-Holstein 46.8% 49.4% 47.1% 49.7% 51.5% 53.3%
Thuringia 39.2% 41.8% 40.6% 45.5% 43.8% 45.3%

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Rentals in Germany

Tip! Read more about Rent an apartment: The 10 most expensive German cities.

  1. Development of the rental price index
  2. Ranking: Rents for apartments
  3. Number of newly constructed residential buildings

Development of the rental price index

Development of the rent price index for Germany in the years from 1995 to 2019 (2015 = Index 100)

Statistics: Development of the rental price index for Germany in the years from 1995 to 2019 (2015 = Index 100) | Statista
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Ranking: Rents for apartments

Cities with the highest rental prices for apartments in Germany in the 4th quarter of 2019(in euros per square metre)

Statistics: Cities with the highest rents for apartments in Germany in the 4th quarter of 2019 (in Euro per square meter) | Statista
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Number of newly constructed residential buildings

New construction: Where are new apartments being built? Number of newly constructed residential buildings in Germany by federal state in 2017 and 2018 (in 1,000).

Statistics: Number of newly constructed residential buildings in Germany by federal state in 2017 and 2018 (in 1,000) | Statista

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