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20 Years Of Work For An Apartment?

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by Tyler Durden
Saturday, Oct 30, 2021 - 02:00 PM

If you want to buy an apartment in Hong Kong, Paris or London, you'll have to come up with a considerable sum.

Statista's Martin Armstrong explains that. according to the Global Real Estate Bubble Index 2021 from UBS, a highly skilled employee in the service sector with an average salary can only afford a centrally-located 60m2 apartment in Hong Kong after 20 years - in Paris it is 17, in London about 14 years.

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Overall, the situation has tightened in most real estate markets around the world. For some of the cities listed here, the risk of a real estate bubble is very high.

Singapore is one of the few markets to manage to ease the situation somewhat - while employees still had to work about 16 years for the apartment near the center in 2011, it will be three years less in 2021.

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