"The land then rises into the forested uplands of central Germany. Major landforms here include the volcanic in origin Harz Mountains and the thickly wooded Rothaargebirge Mountains. Further south the rounded hills and mountains of the Eifel and Hunsruck uplands front the Rhine River Valley." -worldatlas
These physical features make it a very well-founded wood industry. They would seem to live in a very comfortable house but do to the houses needs(bills) most germans live in apartments or small houses.