Turkish housing sales slip in February

Property sales in February down 5.4pct year-on-year, according to official data

Turkish housing sales slip in February

World Bulletin / News Desk

The number of residential properties sold in Turkey dropped annually in February, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) revealed on Wednesday.

"In Turkey, house sales decreased by 5.4 percent in February 2018, compared to the same month of the previous year and hence, became 95,953," TurkStat said.

Istanbul -- Turkey's most populated city and one of its top tourist attractions -- boasted the largest share of house sales with 16.9 percent, or 16,227 houses, the institute said.

The capital Ankara and the Aegean province of Izmir followed Istanbul with 9,686 (10.1 percent) and 5,965 (6.2 percent), respectively.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Mart 2018, 10:48