The mood on the strasse

Germans love to worry. If things are going badly, that’s reason enough. If they’re going well, then they worry they might turn bad.

30th August, 2008

Germans love to worry. If things are going badly, that’s reason enough. If they’re going well, then they worry they might turn bad.

But with everything being relative, the Germans feel they could be doing a lot worse right now.

Unlike Ireland or the United States, home ownership is not a big thing here. The vast majority rent, postponing purchase until the later years. Of course, there are regional differences.

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