In the first half of this year, house selling to the foreigners increased to 69 percent in comparison with the last year. Total share of selling to the foreigners is 3,94 percent.
When 4 of the every 100 houses are sold to the foreigners, the share of the foreigners increased four times more in total house selling for the last six years.
According to the datas of Turksşh Statistical Institute, total house selling became 505 thousand 769 throughout Turkey in the first half of the year.
House selling to the foreigners reached to 19 thousand 952 by increasing at the rate of 69 percent in comparison with the same month of the last year. Istanbul comes first in selling to the foreigners with 8 thousand 903 houses. Antalya comes second with 4 thousand 93 houses. Ankara comes thirs with 1 thousand 111 houses.
The Iraqis comes first
When the numbers of house selling to the foreigners is examined according to the nationalities in the term, The Iraqis comes first with 3 thousand 337 houses. The Iranians with 2 thousand 202 houses, The Russians with 1 thousand 264 houses, Saudi Arabians with 1 thousand 94 houses and Afghans with 987 houses follow to The Iraqis. In the last years, the share of selling houses to the foreigners was lower. This rate began to increase in 2018 and it reached the peak in 2019.
It increased 6 times more in six year.
The total share of the foreigners, who bought 19 thousand 952 houses In the first half of the year, increased to 3,4 percent. So, 4 of the every house which are sold, are bought by the foreigners. This number was 2,88 percent in 2018, 1,58 percent in 2017, 1,36 percent in 2016, 1,77 percent in 2015, 1,63 percent in 2014 and 1,05 percent in 2013. The share of selling to the foreigners increased 6 times more in six year.
Chief editor of Invest Guide Turkey. Graduated from the Business Administration programme on 2014 and works as a journalist in the field of Foreign Investments in Turkey for 5 years.