Where are we at with Polish interest rates?

Team - Monday, May 16, 2022

Up, Down - It doesn't matter if you can't afford a mortgage

If Poland hadn't been one of the most successful global economies of the last 30 years then we wouldn't be facing the current inflationary tsunami in the same way.


Team - Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Hedging in a time of inflation

If you have been considering buying Polish property in 2022, you may be holding back to see how recent (and expected future) interest rate rises will affect apartment prices.

Buying A New Apartment? Negotiating Tips for the Polish Market #1

Team - Monday, April 26, 2021

Price is not the only route to getting a better deal

Recent reports suggest that Poland delivered 7% more homes in 2020 than they did in 2019. This despite the pandemic. Prices have held firm and in some areas increased in contrast to expectations (including ours) from early 2020. Interest rates are rock bottom so affordability is greater and demand has increased as demonstrated by the latest mortgage report. So why would developers negotiate with you in such a positive market?

Polish Salaries, Property Prices & Mortgage Costs - 2018 to 2020

Team - Friday, February 26, 2021

Assessing the past may sometimes be a guide to the future

After almost twelve months of lockdowns, mask wearing and isolation where has the Polish property market been and where might it be going?

Polish Property & Mortgage Market 2021 - The Expert View

Team - Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Beyond the statistics - What's happening at street level

Penthouses may be losing their allure.

Staying Afloat - Poland Records Second Highest YoY Property Price Rise In EU

Team - Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Latest report shows Poland property prices up 10.9% from Q2 2019

Despite Covid-19, demand for property is still very very strong in Poland, resulting in a continuation of price increases.

The Polish Economy 2020 and Beyond - A Quick Update

Team - Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Green Shoots - Economic indicators are beginning to have more relevance...finally.

Welcome to the new normal. Our last post made the point that we would simply not get involved in the projection game until there was a clearer picture of what was going on in the economy. We are getting closer to that point and the recent report from the EC Summer Economic Forecast puts some meat on the bones of previously sketchy data.

Polish property up or down? What we can tell so far

Team - Friday, May 8, 2020

Without a definite date for a vaccine, we work with what we know

Further to our previous articles on the ongoing pandemic and the relationship to property, some things are becoming clearer.

Will Airbnb be around in 6 months?

Team BigDoor24 - Monday, March 30, 2020

Staycations are not in the companies business model

Amongst the many disruptions to the global economy, many companies have suddenly rose in value as their product directly benefits the current situation. Airbnb is not one of them.

Coronavirus, The Polish Economy & More

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Do We Have a New Future?

"Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?" by Paul Gauguin (Image)

Have you got a Swiss Franc Polish Mortgage? Don't get cheated again!

Team BigDoor24 - Friday, February 28, 2020

Lawyers are offering a solution, that may be a problem.

In October of last year, a test case was successfully brought in the European Court by a Polish couple against their Bank over the terms of their Swiss Franc Mortgage. A complicated judgement that essentially denied the banks claim they they alone had the right to set the exchange rates when demanding repayments. This has resulted in a flood of similar claims from all over the country as homeowners received confirmation of what they had always suspected, the Banks were screwing them and they were due recompense.

Poland City Rent vs Mortgage Costs - Which is Best and Where

Team - Monday, February 10, 2020

Q4 2019 - Are You Losing Money by Renting?

Despite, in some cases, double digit growth in property prices in Poland in the last year, we examine whether renting or buying is a better option for your finances.

Polish Property Market 2020 - A Good Time to Buy?

Team - Tuesday, January 28, 2020

To Buy or not to Buy, that is the question

What a year it's been for both the Polish economy generally and the Polish property market in particular. Growth in the number of new build properties, prices and mortgage approvals all exceeded official forecasts. Unemployment, despite increasing marginally in the last quarter remains at an historic low of 5.1 % and salaries have increased on average by 6% in 2019.

Buying for Investment? Should you Bother Renting it Out?

Team - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The Argument for NOT Renting out a New Apartment

Buying an apartment anywhere in the world can be like booking a Ryanair flight. The headline price rarely is what it actually costs you.

Which Polish City Offers Best Value for Property Investment

Team BigDoor24 - Monday, December 2, 2019

Local Salary vs Property Price Assessment

Are you in the "right" City?

Getting a Property Valuation

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, November 14, 2019

Buying or Selling - Some Tips on Getting a Polish Property Valuation

Whether buying or selling, it's a good idea (and required if getting a Polish mortgage) to get a good independent valuation. And strangely, not all valuers are created equally.

How will Doubling the Minimum Wage affect Polish Property

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Up or Down?

The Government announced plans this week to double the Polish minimum wage over the next 4 years (Bloomberg), should they be re-elected. What effect will this have on future Polish property prices?

When & How to apply for a Polish Mortgage - 6 Tips

Team BigDoor24 - Friday, January 25, 2019

When to apply, How to apply, What to consider - Polish Mortgages

6 Tips that may save you serious Zloty

Best city for an Airbnb Investment Q II 2018

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, August 2, 2018

Which city offers the greatest return on investment

Everyone is doing it so why can't you?

Is this the most expensive residential home for sale in Poland today?

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, July 24, 2018

"Buy land. They're not making it anymore" - Mark Twain

No doubt the really really expensive properties currently for sale are whispered about amongst the worlds elite and not posted on websites for all to see. But this one is.

Home or Investment - Don't ignore the secondary market

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

Everyone wants new, which means there are bargains to be had

Case Study

Getting a Property Valuation

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Buying or Selling - some tips on hiring a property Valuer

Whether buying or selling, it's a good idea (and required if getting a home loan) to get a good independent valuation. And strangely, not all valuers are created equally.