As of the end of April 2023, Antalya was the province with the highest number of housing sales to foreigners in Turkey. According to the Turkish Statistical Institute’s (TÜİK) data on house sales to foreigners, announced as of the end of April, Antalya ranked first in Turkey both in April and in the four-month period.
Housing sales to foreigners, which were 1,970 in April last year in Antalya, decreased by 48 percent this year. In the 4-month period of 2023, there was a decrease in the sales of residences to foreigners in Antalya only in April.
Antalya, which ranks first in Turkey in terms of housing sales to foreigners, was followed by Istanbul, Mersin, Ankara, Yalova, Izmir, Edirne, Mugla, Aydin and Kocaeli.
The foreigners who bought the most housing were Russians. Russians rank first among the foreign nationals who buy the most housing in Turkey. Russians bought 817 houses in Turkey in April. In the four-month period, 4 thousand 732 houses were purchased.
While Antalya was the city of choice for Russians, its share in total sales approached 35 percent. The rate of increase in the number of house purchases of Russians, which was 2,687 in the first 4 months last year, was 76 percent. On the other hand, Ukrainians bought 135 houses in April and 595 houses in four months.