In Turkey, most residential are sold in Istanbul, Ankara and İzmir. However, district performances are more important in terms of return on investment and rental income. How many residences are sold in the district in 3 metropolitan areas, we researched. /Meltem Kara’s news

Always the leader of residential sales in Turkey is Istanbul. Both Ankara and Izmir are not compatible with Istanbul because of its population and the frequency of housing investments. In the first 3 months of this year, 256 thousand 433 houses were sold. Istanbul was again the first with 47 thousand 57 units. Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Antalya and Bursa are followed. What about the districts? Housing sales by districts provide important clues about both investment and rent potential. It is useful to examine the performance of districts while investing.


Sales champion city in first 3 months of 2019 in Turkey

Most of the housing in Istanbul is sold in Esenyurt. In the first three months of this year, 7 thousand 107 houses in Esenyurt changed hands. Under Esenyurt leadership, housing is cheaper compared to Istanbul and the construction of many housing projects is effective here. In addition, following the completion of thousands of residential branded projects, the fact that they applied to the title deed collectively brings Esenyurt to leadership. Esenyurt also has the most housing stock in Istanbul (housing waiting to be sold). In Istanbul, after Esenyurt , Pendik, Sancaktepe, Basaksehir, Kadikoy and Beylikduzu are coming.


Beykoz is the district where the least number of houses are sold in Istanbul. In the first 3 months, only 72 houses were changed in Beykoz. This is due to the fact that the district has low housing stocks and the prices are high due to the fact that there are mostly villa style buildings. Beykoz Beyoglu, Gungoren, Bayrampasa, Besiktas and Sarıyer are the districts where housing sales are the lowest.


Looking at the situation in Ankara, 25 thousand 94 houses were sold in the capital in the first three months of this year. The most sold residential district was Kecioren with 3 thousand 785. 3 thousand 745 Mamak, 3 thousand 690 with Cankaya followed. Then Yenimahalle (2 thousand 664), Altındağ (2 thousand 283) and Sincan (2 thousand 143) came. Etimesgut took the second place with sales of 2 thousand 101.


Izmir; After Istanbul and Ankara, it is the third largest city in the country. In the first quarter of this year, 14 thousand 564 houses changed hands. In Izmir, the district where most of the houses were sold was Buca with 1921. Buca, Karsiyaka (1500), Cigli (1472), Torbali (1152), Karabaglar (945), Menemen (886), Bornova (819) and Konak (701) followed. Bayraklı was the last with 634 pieces.