Foreigners bought 4 out of every 100 properties sold
In the first half of the year, 4 out of every 100 houses were sold to foreigners, while the share of foreigners in total housing sales increased by 4 times in the last 6 years.
According to information compiled from data UIK, total home sales that occur throughout Turkey in the first half of the year was 505,796 properties.
In the first 6 months, the sale of housing to foreigners increased by 69 percent compared to the same period last year rose to 19,952. While Istanbul was leading the sales with 8,903 houses, Antalya was the second with 493 houses and Ankara was the third with 111 houses.
According to the country’s nationals in the period in question when the sales of housing sales to foreigners examined the first place with 3,337 units took by Iraqis.
the Iraqis were followed by Iranians with 2,202 houses, Russians with 264 houses, Saudi Arabia with 94 houses and Afghans with 987 houses. In recent years, the share of housing sales to foreigners.
19,952 units in the first half of the year, the share of foreigners in total home sales rose to 3.94 percent. Thus, 4 out of every 100 houses sold were bought by foreigners. The said figure was 2.88 percent in 2018, 1.58 in 2017, 1.36 in 2016, 1.77 in 2015, 1.63 in 2014 and 1.05 percent in 2013. The share of foreign sales in total housing sales has increased 4 times in the last 6 years.
Statistics of which started in 2013, the total sales by foreigners just voicing that about 1 percent of the stone, while reminding that almost 4 percent . This is also the record of the history of the Republic. ”
Turkey’s current account deficit at a time when effective way to fight, emphasizing the foreign housing sales is extremely important stone, Statistics show that foreigners are paying the price close to the average of 150 thousand dollars in Turkey. So every 10 thousand units to foreign housing sales Turkey to 1.5 billion dollars of foreign exchange gains.