"The demand is like water exploding up from a well."
"Cash from around the world has been flooding into the property market in a bid to benefit from the returns it can generate."Although prices and yields for top-quality assets are back near pre-credit crunch levels, the sector is still generating better returns than most other asset classes, such as stocks and bonds."
"According to Numbeo, the online cost-of-living database, you can maintain the same standard of living in Berlin (£2,177) for half the price of London (£4,200), assuming that you rent in both cities. The consumer prices in Berlin are 30% less, and the rental costs are almost 70% lower than in the UK's capital."