In October 2017, 122 882 houses were sold in Turkey
In Turkey, house sales decreased by 5.7% in October 2017 compared to the same month of the previous year and hence, became 122 882. For the house sales of October 2017, İstanbul had the highest share of house sales with 17% and 20 906 sold house. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 12 130 house sales and İzmir 7 258 house sales with the share of 9.9% and 5.9% respectively. The least house sold provinces were Hakkari with 8 house sales, Ardahan with 15 house sales, Şırnak with 38 house sales.
Number of house sales, 2016-2017
In October 2017, 38 593 ownership of the houses changed by mortgage sales
The mortgaged house sales throughout Turkey became 38 593 by decreasing 19.8% compared to the same month of the previous year. House sales with mortgage had a 31.4% share of all house sales in Turkey. Most of house sales with mortgage was in İstanbul with 7 033 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that has most house sales with mortgage share with 18.2%. Mortgaged house sales had the highest share in Artvin with 44.8% of all house sales.
Ownership of 84 289 houses changed by other sales
Other house sales in Turkey became 84 289 by increasing 2.6% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the other sales, İstanbul was the first province with 13 873 sales and 16.5% share. Other house sales had 66.4% share of all house sales in İstanbul. Ankara was the second province with 7 807 sales. Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4 697 sales. The least other house sales was realized in Hakkari with 5 house sales.
House sales by type of sales, October 2017 House sales by state of sales, October 2017
In house sales, 56 994 of houses were sold for the first time
First house sales in Turkey became 56 994 by decreasing 7.6% compared to the same month of the previous year. First house sales had 46.4% share of all house sales in Turkey. The most first house sales was in İstanbul with 10 321 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that had most first house sales share with 18.1%. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 4 451 house sales and İzmir with 2 839 house sales.
Ownership of 65 888 houses changed by second hand sales
Second hand house sales in Turkey became 65 888 by decreasing 3.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the second hand sales, İstanbul was the first province again with 10 585 sales and 16.1% share. Share of the second hand sales was 50.6% in İstanbul in total house sales. Ankara was the second province with 7 679 sales and Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4_
In October 2017, 2 677 houses were sold to foreigners
In house sales to foreigners became 2 677 by increasing 70.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. İstanbul was the first province with 1 321 sales in October 2017. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 465 house sales, Bursa with 121 house sales, Yalova with 108 house sales and Aydın with 93 house sales.
Most house sales were made to Saudi Arabian citizens according to country nationalities
Saudi Arabian citizens bought 528 houses from Turkey in October. The followers of Saudi Arabia were Iraq with 344 house sales, Azerbaijan with 278 house sales, Kuwait with 154 house sales and Russia with 125 house sales.
The next release on this subject will be on December 22, 2017.