The main research question of this paper is: "How do property derivatives work and which advantages do they have?" This question is answered in the chapters two to five where the necessary parts to establish property derivatives and their advantages in comparison with other real estate investments are mentioned.
The secondary questions are: "Is there a property derivatives market in Austria or even a potential?", and "For whom can a property derivative make sense and where is the state-of the-art in property derivative knowledge in Austria?" The first question is answered in chapter six and seven. The method to find out the state-of the-art of knowledge is identified in chapter seven.