Münsterland: Living in the city
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Tradition meets modernity
Living in the city

Münsterland - Living in the city

In addition to the lively city of Münster with its population of around 312,000, the four district towns of Borken, Coesfeld, Steinfurt and Warendorf each have a population of around 40,000, as do Rheine and Bocholt with their 80,000 inhabitants each.

In the cities of Münsterland, tradition and modernity often go hand in hand. In relation to the size of the cities, there are a lot of possibilities and a lot of cultivated, crazy or even alternative life in a compact space. Be it in terms of living, education, work or leisure. City dwellers in Münsterland appreciate the possibility of being in the countryside quickly and the often familiar and communal atmosphere despite the urbanity.

Cities in Münsterland

Big city or medium-sized town - here in Münsterland you will find the right place for your living situation, your needs and your dreams. In addition to Münster with its very special flair, the district and medium-sized towns also offer urban living spaces with modern residential areas, good infrastructure, lively city centres and short distances if you feel like going out into the countryside.

Click through the city profiles of the towns in Münsterland and see where you like it. Here you'll find a selection of all the towns with around 40,000 inhabitants. We have compiled information for you on location, accessibility, shopping, leisure and childcare facilities:

Search and find real estate in the city

Dreams still come true in the cities of Münsterland. Even if prices overall are following the general real estate trend and becoming more expensive, there are still numerous niches to be discovered when building, buying or renting.

Münsterland is an experienced commuter region. Living in Münster and working in the surrounding area or vice versa is everyday life for many Münsterlanders. The cities and municipalities are constantly working on a joint mobility concept to make living and working as ideal as possible for everyone.

Property prices - an overview

Like everywhere else in Germany, property prices in Münsterland and the city of Münster are subject to constant change. Here we give you a rough guide and first impression of property prices in the region:

Average purchase price house in € / m²Average rental price house in € / m²Average purchase price flat in € / m²Average rent for a flat in € / m²
Münsterland2.20072.1005 to 7
Münster3.90010 to 124.60010 to 12

Sources: www.wohnungsboerse.net, www.nrwbank.de, www.wfm-muenster.de/immobilienmarkt-muenster

Advice on the choice of residence

Do you need guidance and support in choosing where to live? The Onboarding@Münsterland service, in cooperation with the districts and municipalities, helps you to live your dream home and find the right one for you - alone, as a couple or with your family. We give you answers to your questions about living:

  • Where will new building areas be created in the cities in the near future and what prices should I expect?
  • How urban do I live in which place?
  • Which cities have particularly good connections or are suitable for commuting?
  • Where can I go for good food and shopping?

Whether you are buying or renting an old building or building your own new home, we will support you!

Feel free to contact us and make an appointment for a consultation:

Monika Leiking
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Monika Leiking
Head of Service Onboarding@Münsterland

0049 2571 94 93 15

Eva Kleingräber
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Eva Kleingräber
Service Onboarding@Münsterland

0049 2571 94 93 13

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