The Information Source of Turkey
RELEASE DATE: 15 April 2021
Data Dissemination Group
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No: 37467 15 April 2021 Hrs: 10:00
House Sales Statistics, March 2021
In March, 111 thousand 241 houses were sold in Turkey
In Turkey, house sales increased by 2.4% in March 2021 compared to the same month of the previous year and became 111 thousand 241. İstanbul had the highest share with 19.8% and 22 thousand 7 house sales. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 11 thousand 3 house sales and İzmir with 6 thousand 636 house sales with the share of 9.9% and 6.0% respectively. The provinces where the lowest number of sales were Ardahan with 15, Hakkari with 16 and Tunceli with 52 house sales.
House sales, March 2021
Number of house sales, March 2021
21 thousand 815 ownership of the houses changed by mortgaged sales
The mortgaged house sales in Turkey became 21 thousand 815 by decreasing 49.7% compared to the same month of the previous year. House sales with mortgage had 19.6% share of all house sales. İstanbul had the highest share with 21.3% and 4 thousand 643 mortgaged sales. Hakkari had the lowest number of mortgaged sales with 1 house sales.
Ownership of 89 thousand 426 houses changed by other sales
Other house sales in Turkey became 89 thousand 426 by increasing 36.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the other sales, İstanbul was the first province with 17 thousand 364 sales and 19.4% share. Other house sales had 78.9% share of all house sales in İstanbul. Ankara was the second province with 8 thousand 224 sales. Ankara was followed by İzmir with 5 thousand 158 sales. The province where the lowest number of other sales was Ardahan with 13 sales.
House sales by type of sales, March 2021
33 thousand 365 houses were sold for the first time
First time sales in Turkey became 33 thousand 365 by decreasing 2.1% compared to the same month of the previous year. First time sales had 30.0% share of all house sales in Turkey. The highest number of first time sales was in İstanbul with 6 thousand 317 sales and share with 18.9%. The followers of İstanbul were Ankara with 2 thousand 98 house sales and İzmir with a thousand 836 house sales.
Ownership of 77 thousand 876 houses changed by second hand sales
Second hand house sales in Turkey became 77 thousand 876 by increasing 4.4% compared to the same month of the previous year. In the second hand sales, İstanbul was the first province with 15 thousand 690 sales and 20.1% share. Share of the second hand sales was 71.3% in İstanbul in total house sales. Ankara was the second province with 8 thousand 905 sales and Ankara was followed by İzmir with 4 thousand 800 sales.
House sales by state of sales, March 2021
House sales by type of sales, March 2020-2021 House sales by state of sales, March 2020-2021
Houses sales decreased by 22.9% in January-March period
In the January-March period, 263 thousand 50 houses were sold and decreased by 22.9% compared to the same period of the previous year. Mortgaged sales were 47 thousand 216 and decreased by 63.5%. In other sales, it was 215 thousand 834 and increased by 1.9%. In this period, houses sold for the first time decreased by 25.2% and became 80 thousand 370. Second-hand house sales decreased by 21.8% and became 182 thousand 680.
In March, 4 thousand 248 houses were sold to foreigners
House sales to foreigners became 4 thousand 248 by increasing 39.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. İstanbul was the first province with 2 thousand 119 sales to foreigners in March. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 889 house sales, Ankara with 252, Mersin with 184 and Yalova with 129 house sales to foreigners.
House sales to foreigners, March 2021
In January-March period, house sales to foreigners became 9 thousand 887 by decreasing 9.7% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Most house sales were made to Iran citizens according to country nationalities
In March, Iran citizens bought 663 houses from Turkey. The followers of Iran citizens were Iraq with 644 house sales, Russia with 419, Afghanistan with 302 and Kazakhstan citizens with 166 house sales.
House sales by nationalities in country detail for top 20, March 2021
The next release on this subject will be on May 12, 2021.
|House Sales Statistics|
|House sales numbers to foreigners by nationalities|
|House Sales in Detail of First Sale and Second Hand Sale by Provinces and Years|
|House Sales Numbers to Foreigners|
|Other House Sales in Detail of First Sale and Second Hand Sale by Provinces and Years|
|House Sales in Detail of Mortgaged and Other Houses by Provinces and Years|
|Mortgaged House Sales in Detail of First Sale and Second Hand Sale by Provinces and Years|
|House Sales by Provinces and Years|
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In Turkey, houses intended for sale in the details of the house acquisition reasons. As the house acquisition reasons, transactions regarding;
2. House sales with mortgage
3. Assignment of counterpart by apartment
4. Selling of added stock to the main real estate in the ownership by apartments / sharing access by apartments
5. Selling with court rule
6. Assignment by stock through selling
7. Tenure of wards’ properties
8.Selling of simple ownership and third party beneficial occupancy turnover
9. Selling of simple ownership while keeping usufruct
10. Selling to the participatory in joint and stock real estate
are included. All of the sales from person to establishment, from establishment to person, from person to person and from establishment to establishment are included if there are any monetary transaction realized. From the August of 2009, house sales with mortgage have been covered.
Data Sources: The database of General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadastre (GDLRC), Turkey’s National Geographic Information System (TUCBS), is used as the data source.
News bulletin of house selling numbers is published by provinces in every month.