The Polish Economy 2020 and Beyond - A Quick Update

Team BigDoor24.pl - 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 BigDoor24.pl - 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.

Polish Property in 2020 - Some Thoughts & Observations

Team BigDoor24.pl - Tuesday, April 21, 2020

If you think you know what's coming, you're wrong.

As we enter month two of our "please give me your Netflix password" period, there is no shortage of people who can tell you what will happen in the future. Whilst there is nothing wrong with listening to educated experts suggesting possible outcomes, declarative economic statements should be eyed with suspicion.

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

Team BigDoor24.pl - 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 BigDoor24.pl - 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.

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?

Are Polish Property Agents a Waste of Money - Rent

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Series 3/4 - Renting

Further to our initial articles in the series, Are Polish Property Agents a Waste of Money/ Selling & Buying we now look at Renting.

Are Polish Property Agents a Waste of Money? - Buying

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Series 2/4 - Buying a Property

Following from our initial article in the series, Are Polish Property Agents a Waste of Money/ Selling we now look at Buying.

Are Polish Property Agents a Waste of Money? - Selling

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, October 17, 2019

Series - 1/4 - Selling your Property

In a recent Bloomberg article claiming that German and American property agents were ripping off their clients in high fees and low service we decided it was time to look at what Polish property Agents do, don't do and where does your commission go.

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?

How Safe is your City?

Team BigDoor24.pl - Monday, September 9, 2019

Burglary Numbers by Vovoidship

The official numbers are out from the National Map of Security Risks detailing amongst others, the number of reported burglaries by Vovoidship for the period January to June 2019.

25% of Ukrainians may leave Poland in 2020 - National Bank of Poland (NBP)

Team BigDoor24 - Monday, August 19, 2019

How this may affect the property market

According to a recent report from the NBP's Dept. of Economic Analysis the expected 2020 legislation in Germany, allowing work permits for non-EU citizens, may result in a reduction of the number of Ukrainians working and living in Poland by 20 to 25 % from current levels.

Love the Sun, Hate the Heat - Air Conditioner Tips in Poland

Team BigDoor24 - Monday, July 29, 2019

Be Cool

There are lots of articles out there that detail the different types of Air Conditioning to get this summer. From the small portable units with their varying prices, energy efficiency and bacterial effects to the built-in multi-room wall controlled ones, there is a lot to choose from.

Top Property Search sites in Poland - Ranked

Team BigDoor24 - Thursday, June 6, 2019

Renting & Letting - Who Does What Best

They are not all the same...

The Krakcast & BigDoor24

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Krakcast interviews with BigDoor24

In partnership with The Krakcast podcast, a popular and growing Krakow based podcast for Expats, members of the BigDoor24 team provide expert insights on Polish property, including Polish rentals, buying in Poland, Polish Mortgages and more

Wroclaw Uncut & BigDoor24

Team BigDoor24 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Wroclaw Uncut & BigDoor24

In partnership with Wroclaw Uncut, The premier English language Wroclaw magazine, BigDoor24 will be publishing exclusive Wroclaw centered articles on renting, buying , letting or selling property in Wroclaw.

Polish Rental Agreement - 5 things you need to know

Team BigDoor24 - Saturday, February 16, 2019

What's in the contract, What's not, and What should be....

Not knowing some basic things about a Rental Agreement is just a gamble.

Renting without an Agent - A Checklist

Team BigDoor24 - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Going it alone

When renting a property through an agent you will normally pay a fee equivalent to one months rent ( or less if using BigDoor24 ).so you may decide you would like to avoid paying anything.