The coronavirus pandemic has affected abroad dwelling gross sales all around the world. Turkey, which has proven itself to be a secure nation with a developed healthcare system, has change into one of many main nations in actual property gross sales to overseas buyers. In line with the Anadolu information company, within the first 9 months of 2020, gross sales of Turkish housing to foreigners decreased by 18 % in comparison with final yr and amounted to 25,165 items. Nonetheless, in September 2020 Turkey skilled a substantial enhance in condominium gross sales. The September stats had been 26.1 % larger than final yr’s September and 35.3 % larger than in August 2020.
What’s the gross sales state of affairs in different nations widespread with abroad property consumers?
House gross sales to foreigners in Spain decreased by 40 % within the first six months of 2020 (22,850 items). Gross sales of flats to foreigners within the as soon as widespread Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, fell by 53 % from January to June. Within the second quarter of 2020, solely 233 properties had been bought in Lisbon.
From January to August 2020, 368 actual property buyers (in addition to 733 members of their households) obtained “golden passports” in Greece. This determine is 90 % decrease than the whole variety of purposes accepted in 2019. Final yr 3,428 buyers and seven,647 members of their households obtained Greek citizenship by property funding.
In Montenegro, foreigners purchased only one,000 flats in 8 months for 62.8 million euros. As an illustration, final yr, 2,500 housing items had bought to foreigners within the nation. The whole quantity of transactions amounted to 117 million euros.
The worst affected sector of the economic system in Italy and France was the true property sector. In Italy, the quantity of condominium gross sales to foreigners fell 15.5 % within the first quarter of 2020 and 27.2 % within the second. From March to September, rental provide in main Italian cities elevated by 14.2 %. Whereas demand for rental flats in Italy decreased by 13.2 %. In Milan, the availability of rental housing elevated by 68.7 %. An identical dramatic state of affairs was notice with dwelling gross sales to foreigners. Analysts’ forecasts for subsequent yr are as follows: dwelling gross sales in France are anticipated to say no by 25 %, in England – by 15 % at an annual price.