Resilient Oslo bucks the global trend for crisis

Norway, France and Germany outperform UK

In the midst of the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression, estate agent Helge Landro is doing surprisingly well.

“I don’t feel like there is an economic crisis going on at the moment,” he says. “We’re very busy, viewings are packed with people, and when customers see a property they like, they make an offer straight away. The next few months look pretty good too.”

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