House sales rise by 55.8% in Turkey in January 2020
In Turkey, house sales increased by 55.8% in January 2020 compared to the same month of the previous year and hence, became 113 615, Turkish Statistical Institute said in a statement on Friday.
According to the statement, İstanbul had the highest share of house sales with 18.7% and 21_251 sold house for the house sales of January 2020. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 11 989 house sales and İzmir 7 212 house sales with the share of 10.6% and 6.3% respectively.
The least house sold provinces were Hakkari with 7 house sales, Ardahan with 11 house sales and Bayburt with 38 house sales.
42 237 ownership of the houses changed by mortgage sales
The mortgaged house sales throughout Turkey became 42 237 by increasing 546.1% compared to the same month of the previous year. House sales with mortgage had a 37.2% share of all house sales in Turkey. İstanbul has the highest mortgage house sales in Turkey with 7 615 sales and with the share of 18.0%. The least other house sales was realized in Ardahan and Hakkari with 2 house sales.
Ownership of 71 378 houses changed by other sales
Other house sales in Turkey became 71 378 by increasing 7.5% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the other sales, İstanbul was the first province with 13 636 sales and 19.1% share. Other house sales had 64.2% share of all house sales in İstanbul. Ankara was the second province with 6 759 sales. Ankara was followed by Antalya with 4 198 sales. The least other house sales was realized in Hakkari with 5 house sales.
36 040 of houses were sold for the first time
First house sales in Turkey became 36 040 by increasing 16.1% compared to the same month of the previous year. First house sales had 31.7% share of all house sales in Turkey. The most first house sales was in İstanbul with 6 599 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that had most first house sales share with 18.3%. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 3 199 house sales and İzmir with 2 219 house sales.
Ownership of 77 575 houses changed by second hand sales
Second hand house sales in Turkey became 77 575 by increasing 85.2% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the second hand sales, İstanbul was the first province again with 14 652 sales and 18.9% share. Share of the second hand sales was 68.9% in İstanbul in total house sales. Ankara was the second province with 8 790 sales and Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4 993 sales.
In January 2020, 3 907 houses were sold to foreigners
In house sales to foreigners became 3 907 by increasing 23.3% compared to the same month of the previous year. İstanbul was the first province with 1 875 sales in January 2020. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 762 house sales, Ankara with 235 house sales, Bursa with 163 house sales and Yalova with 128 house sales.
Most house sales were made to Iraqi citizens according to country nationalities
In January, Iraqi citizens bought 739 houses from Turkey. The followers of Iraq were Iran with 678 house sales, Russia with 254 house sales, Afghanistan with 204 house sales and Yemen with 142 house sales.