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Ukraine: The real estate market works even in times of war

Ukraine: The real estate market works even in times of war

Russia bombs cities in Ukraine every day – but apartments continue to be offered and sold. In Kharkiv, close to the front, some people are even getting a bargain.

By Verena Hölzl

The children’s beds are in the corridor of the new home. For safety, sirens should sound at night. They’ve been doing that more often lately. Olha Kleytman has bought an apartment where others no longer want to spend even one night in a hotel: in the center of Kharkiv, a city in northeastern Ukraine, less than 30 kilometers from the Russian border and the focus of Russian air strikes again for several weeks. Olha hasn’t met most of her neighbors yet. They’ve been out of town for a long time.

Source: Stern

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