House Sales Statistics, August 2017

In August 2017, 120 198 houses were sold in Turkey

In Turkey, house sales increased by 4.7% in August 2017 compared to the same month of the previous year and hence, became 120 198. For the house sales of August 2017, İstanbul had the highest share of house sales with 15.6% and 18 696 sold house. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 12 630 house sales and 10.5% and İzmir 6 838 house sales and 5.7%. The least house sold provinces were Hakkari with 13 house sales, Ardahan with 16 house sales, Bayburt with 61 house sales.

Number of house sales, 2016-2017

In August 2017, 38 743 ownership of the houses changed by mortgage sales

The mortgaged house sales throughout Turkey became 38 743 by increasing 6.3% compared to the same month of the previous year. House sales with mortgage had a 32.2% share of all house sales in Turkey. Most of house sales with mortgage was in İstanbul with 6 590 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that has most house sales with mortgage share with 17%. Mortgaged house sales had the highest share in Bilecik with 46.9% of all house sales.

Ownership of 81 455 houses changed by other sales

Other house sales in Turkey became 81 455 by increasing 4% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the other sales, İstanbul was the first province with 12 106 sales and 14.9% share. Other house sales had 64.8% share of all house sales in İstanbul. Ankara was the second province with 8 016 sales. Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4 347 sales. The least other house sales was realized in  Ardahan with 9 house sales.

 House sales by type of sales, August 2017          House sales by state of sales, August 2017

   

In house sales, 56 498 of houses were sold for the first time

First house sales in Turkey became 56 498 by increasing 5% compared to the same month of the previous year. First house sales had 47% share of all house sales in Turkey. The most first house sales was in İstanbul with 9 092 sales. İstanbul was the first province in Turkey ranking that had most first house sales share with 16.1%. The followers of İstanbul  were Ankara with  4 780  house  sales and İzmir with 2 837 house sales.

Ownership of 63 700 houses changed by second hand sales

Second hand house sales in Turkey became 63 700 by increasing 4.5% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the second hand sales, İstanbul was the first province again with 9_604 sales and 15.1% share. Share of the second hand sales was 51.4% in İstanbul in total house sales. Ankara was the second province with 7 850 sales and Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4_001 sales.

In August 2017, 1 684 houses were sold to foreigners

In house sales to foreigners became 1 684 by increasing 11.4% compared to the same month of the previous year. İstanbul was the first province with 524 sales in August 2017. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 376 house sales, Yalova with 103 house sales, Aydın with 101 house sales, Bursa with 100 house sales and Trabzon with 99 house sales.

Most house sales were made to Iraqi citizens according to country nationalities

Iraqi citizens bought 317 houses from Turkey in August. The followers of Iraq were Saudi Arabia with 198 house sales, Kuwait with 135 house sales, Russia with 95 house sales and Afghanistan with 81 house sales.

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