Where is it better to live in Berlin?

Overview of the most attractive areas of Berlin with prices for rent and purchase of housing.
Where is it better to live in Berlin?

Over the past 30 years, more than two million people from the countries of the former USSR moved to Germany. Many of them arrived on the return program, officially such people were called late immigrants. However, there are many more people in Germany whom we would call “Russian Germans”. Today we will tell you in which parts of Berlin the most people who come from the CIS countries live.

Marzahn is a famous region in the north-east of Berlin. One of the main advantages of the district is housing prices. It occupies a very large area, and in terms of population is comparable to any average town in the country. (~ 250,000 people). Berliners know Marzan primarily by his panel houses of the times of the GDR, unusually tall and gloomy. On the other hand, in Marzan there are wide streets and spacious courtyards, and there are fewer problems with parking. It takes about 30 minutes to reach the center of Berlin. Despite the widespread opinion, the crime rate in Marzan is not so high. Citizens of the CIS who come to Germany often begin their journey precisely in Marzahn. Here, lower housing prices, and well-developed infrastructure allows you to work in any other area of ​​the city.

Today, an average of 3.184 euros is paid per square meter of housing in Marzahn, rent costs 8.5 euros per meter. The average price of private residential buildings is almost 300,000 euros (295,000), and their rental costs an average of 6.000 euros.



The next area is Spandau. Berliners sometimes joke that Spandau is a separate city. And the inhabitants themselves sometimes call themselves “Spandauers”. Despite the large area and remoteness, from the center of Berlin to Spandau can be reached in 20 minutes. This area can be called the western version of Köpenick. This is a picturesque place with lakes, groves and ancient architecture. Spandau is home to people who are most attracted to nature.

The average price per square meter of housing in Spandau is 3.546 euros. Rent - 10.62 euros per month for one meter. The average price of residential buildings is 809,000 euros, rental homes - 1.725 per month.

One hundred years ago, Charlottenburg began to rapidly replenish with emigrants from revolutionary Russia. For some time he was even called Charlottengrad. Since then, Charlottenburg has become an important part of Berlin, and the descendants of the first immigrants from Russia still live here. Today in this area live mainly people with high incomes. Life in Charlottenburg is literally boiling due to its high popularity among tourists, an abundance of shops, restaurants and other places of leisure.


A square meter of housing in Charlottenburg costs an average of 6.530 euros, 10.62 euros are paid for rent. The average price of residential buildings is 1.426.000 euros, rental homes - about 2.000 per month.

Grunewald is a district of old villas and mansions, which are surrounded by large green areas. There are not many new buildings here, but each of them is as good as the old buildings. Historically, Grunewald was the residence of the richest and most influential people in the capital, which is relevant to this day. The popularity of Grunewald among immigrants from the CIS is explained by the proximity to Charlottenburg, the general development and prestige of the region.

Housing here costs about 6.315 euros per meter, for rent pay 16.81 euros per month per meter. The average price of residential buildings is 5,273,000 euros; rental of houses is 2,000 per month.
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