In October 2018, 146 536 houses were sold in Turkey
In Turkey, house sales increased by 19.2% in October 2018 compared to the same month of the previous year and hence, became 146 536. For the house sales of October 2018, İstanbul had the highest share of house sales with 18.5% and 27 156 sold house. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 13 430 house sales and İzmir 7 419 house sales with the share of 9.2% and 5.1% respectively. The least house sold provinces were Hakkari and Ardahan with 15 house sales, Bayburt with 79 house sales.
Number of house sales, 2017-2018
In October 2018, 8 065 ownership of the houses changed by mortgage sales
The mortgaged house sales throughout Turkey became 8 065 by decreasing 79.1% compared to the same month of the previous year. House sales with mortgage had a 5.5% share of all house sales in Turkey. Most of house sales with mortgage was in İstanbul with 2 164 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that has most house sales with mortgage share with 26.8%. Mortgaged house sales had the highest share in Bartın with 8.5% of all house sales.
Ownership of 138 471 houses changed by other sales
Other house sales in Turkey became 138 471 by increasing 64.3% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the other sales, İstanbul was the first province with 24 992 sales and 18% share. Other house sales had 92% share of all house sales in İstanbul. Ankara was the second province with 12 589 sales. Ankara was followed by İzmir with 6 886 sales. The least other house sales was realized in Hakkari with 14 house sales.
House sales by type of sales, October 2018 House sales by state of sales, October 2018
In house sales, 74 815 of houses were sold for the first time
First house sales in Turkey became 74 815 by increasing 31.3% compared to the same month of the previous year. First house sales had 51.1% share of all house sales in Turkey. The most first house sales was in İstanbul with 13 978 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that had most first house sales share with 18.7%. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 5 810 house sales and İzmir with 3 772 house sales.
Ownership of 71 721 houses changed by second hand sales
Second hand house sales in Turkey became 71 721 by increasing 8.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the second hand sales, İstanbul was the first province again with 13_
178 sales and 18.4% share. Share of the second hand sales was 48.5% in İstanbul in total house sales. Ankara was the second province with 7 620 sales and Ankara was followed by Antalya with 3_
In October 2018, 6 276 houses were sold to foreigners
In house sales to foreigners became 6 276 by increasing 134.4% compared to the same month of the previous year. İstanbul was the first province with 2 283 sales in October 2018. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 1 160 house sales, Bursa with 448 house sales, Ankara with 392 house sales and Yalova with 321 house sales.
Most house sales were made to Iraq citizens according to country nationalities
Iraqi citizens bought 1 439 houses from Turkey in October. The followers of Iraq were Iran with 557 house sales, Kuwait with 378 house sales, Germany with 341 house sales and Russia with 336 house sales.
The next release on this subject will be on December 20, 2018.