Monday, 17 December 2018
Business | Real Estate | Radio Prague

The rise in apartment prices in the Czech Republic, which has been extremely rapid in recent years, has come to a halt or at least decelerated, due to Czechs reaching the limits of their purchasing power as well as new mortgage regulations, iDnes.cz reported. However, things are rather different in Prague, the news site said. The average cost of a new flat in Prague has now passed the CZK 100,000 a square metre mark and prices are expected to continue getting higher in the city.

Prague | Real Estate | Prague TV

A plan has been approved for completely rebuilding Prague's largest square, Karlovo náměstí. The total revitalization of the park is estimated at about CZK 230 million and should be completed in 2025. The winning team proposes to divide the work into three phases. This will range from minor adjustments that can be implemented quickly to major changes that are long-term goals. To save the dying trees, some modifications will be made greenery next year.

Business | Real Estate | Brno Daily

The Brno city architect's office announced an open international competition last Tuesday to create a new smart design for the Špitálka district. A part of the currently disused complex of the local heating plant is to be transformed into one of the most modern districts in Brno.

Business | Real Estate | Prague Daily Monitor

Novinky.cz reports that the price of properties, particularly new apartment buildings in large metropolises across the country seem to be slowly stagnating. This has come at the end of a six-year period of intense growth.

Business | Real Estate | Brno Daily

According to the latest data from Eurostat, the Czech Republic has the 7th fastest-growing house prices in the EU. The Czech Republic was ranked 1st in Europe last year in this respect. Slovenia, Ireland, and Portugal are the top three of the list, followed by Hungary, Netherlands, and Latvia.

Business | Real Estate | Prague Daily Monitor

Hospodářské noviny reports that property prices in cities in certain regions of the country are beginning to stabilise and seem to have reached their ceiling, after years of record growth.

Business | Real Estate | Prague Daily Monitor

A study published by consulting firm Deloitte confirms what most locals in Prague fear as true. An average inhabitant of the Czech Republic would have to save for 11.3 years to buy an average apartment in the country.

Business | Real Estate | Reuters

Czech mortgage loan demand has jumped by up to 30 percent for many lenders in recent months due to a last-minute dash by borrowers before tougher income requirements take effect on Oct. 1, part of central bank efforts to cool a hot housing market.