Secret brokers' database under investigation
Brokers have collected information on real estate transactions including addresses in the password-protected tehingud.ee database for years. The database includes information on sale of apartments, including dates and prices. Valuable information for sure; however, making information as detailed as this publicly available is illegal, whereas the leak can probably be traced back to a state agency.
13.10.2016, Tiina KaukverePM
Dangerous gas appliances claim fresh victims
Wednesday night at about 9:30 pm, Alarm Centre was notified of kids aged about 2 and 5 feeling bad at Kopli St, Northern Tallinn while they took their evening bath.
13.05.2016, Uwe GnadenteichPM
The last remaining Kopli Lines dwellers reluctant to leave home
A resident of Kopli Lines for 21 long years, Aleksander Veskilt is yet to get a fitting replacement apartment from Tallinn city government. He says there are always those in deeper trouble still.
17.11.2015, Uwe GnadenteichPM
Banks trusted to prevent office building boom
These past months plans are being announced nearly non-stop about building new big office buildings in central Tallinn. As most of the projects need bank funding, real estate experts think that rather many will remain on paper merely.
05.11.2015, Kadri HansaluPM
City centre edges towards the sea
During five to ten years, Tallinn city centre will be edging from Viru area towards Admiralty Basin, closer to the sea. Around Old City Harbour, construction has begun on lots of lots. Meanwhile, not all developers have disclosed their plans to broader public.
23.10.2015, Jonatan KarjusPM
A ministry and its lone half-time crisis manager
Addressing the social ministry regarding refugees, journalists have but one person to address. That'll be Triin Raag, a local governments specialist at social department. In this situation of crisis, one lady is loaded with arrangement of housing and support. What's more, she's officially employed just half-time. Come New Year, Estonia will be receiving some 200 «batch one» refugees. To this, add 373 latest Juncker-quota people.
11.09.2015, Tiina KaukverePM
Local leaders want no refugees
In August, social protection minister Margus Tsahkna asked parish and city elders if they'd be ready to receive and house refugees. With a few exceptions, the answer is «no».
09.09.2015, Nils NiitraPM
Refugee reception in precautious preliminary preparation
While local leaders listen rather placidly to soothing talks by ministers responsible to receive the migrants, Vao asylum seekers center chief harbors painful memories from recent meeting in South Estonia.
23.07.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
The Dwelling Price Index increased in the 1st quarter
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 1st quarter of 2014, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 4.8% compared to the 4th quarter of 2013 and by 17.5% compared to the 1st quarter of the previous year.
Housing market heating up
Even Eesti Pank is uneasy about the fast price rise of real estate over the past year, thus dedicating an entire chapter in its financial stability report to housing market and the risks it carries.
08.05.2014, Kadri InselbergPM
The annual change of the Dwelling Price Index was the biggest of the last three years
According to Statistics Estonia, the Dwelling Price Index increased by 10.7% in 2013 compared to the average of the previous year. Compared to 2012, the prices of apartments increased by 13.3% and the prices of houses by 4.1%.
In the 2nd quarter the price increase of apartments continued
According to Statistics Estonia, in the 2nd quarter of 2013, the Dwelling Price Index changed by 3.7 % compared to the 1st quarter of 2013 and by 8.1% compared to the 2nd quarter of the previous year.
Avg price of Tallinn apartments rises 10 pct on year
The average price per square meter of apartments in the Estonian capital Tallinn was 1,174 euros in February, up by a tenth compared to the same month of the previous year, data of the Land Board show.
Estonia: avg price of Tallinn apartments moves up 9.5 pct on year
The average price per square meter of apartments in Tallinn that changed hands in January was 1,135 euros, 9.5 percent higher than in January a year ago, it appears from figures available from the Estonian Land Board.