“The higher you jump, the closer you are to the bottom,” was a line that Polish singer Kora and rock group Manaam used to sing in the 1980s. But what is the connection with that thankfully bygone era? Economists estimate that this year’s increase in GDP will be the lowest since the transformation of the political system. However, they are also forecasting that 2014 will be better. How does the property market, which hit the stratosphere in 2006/2007, look against this background? Where are we compared to other countries in Central and Eastern Europe, as well asWestern Europe? We are coping – but is that how the property market in 2013 could best be summarised?