Classic Zinshaus Properties and Rental Trends
Zinshaus apartments are generally rented out on an unlimited basis. In addition to this typical rental, today there are also architecture and rental concepts geared towards defined target groups and their needs. Here are some examples.
Classic Zinshaus Building (old building)
Mostly historically landmarked buildings that offer good returns and tax advantages depending on their condition and location. Well-renovated older buildings are often cherished items and collected like vintage cars.
Multifamily Home (new construction)
An investor can benefit from long-term rental of housing and can choose of a range of potential high return scenarios from new leases to rent increases.
These building complexes, popular with wealthier investors, usually contain more than 50 apartments and are surrounded by garden areas. They often offer service facilities (e.g., playgrounds, fitness rooms, garden areas, laundry facilities, etc.) for tenants.
A Zinshaus building with many high-quality small studio apartments in a central location, rented – mostly indefinitely – to business people, weekend commuters or students.
Apartments in such building are often furnished and rented out monthly to business people short-term. As a rule of thumb, the decor is upscale and the rent quite attractive, and often come with services (e.g., shops or a concierge).
People of different age groups, who join together to realize common living goals, are becoming increasingly natural. The claim: Compatible with generations rather than age-appropriate – communal living of young and old in a central location with holistic, barrier-free generation houses.
Some real estate in university towns are particularly suitable for students and/or sharing communities. With the right, needs-based equipment, excellent returns are possible.
Increased life expectancy is leading to a growing number of senior citizens, an occasionally solvent target group that likes making use of needs-based services (e.g., cleaning/shopping/medical services).
Elderly Care Homes
These properties belong to the group known as managed real estate, since they must be constantly cared for and administered. Retirement homes and assisted living are well-known representatives of this asset class.
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