Factors That Affect the Real Estate Prices in Istanbul


Istanbul the famous city known for its historical, cultural, and geographical importance and also for being the economic and financial capital of Turkey and its profitable and high-value real estate market that draws immense attention from investors and business executives from all over the world


Infrastructure development projects, urban renewal, modern transportation network, the comprehensive reform of regulatory laws and the provision of government facilities to both real estate developers and investors, were reflected into the growth and prosperity of real estate in Turkey in terms of quantity, quality, and price.


So, what causes the variation in property prices in Istanbul?


The Location

First is the location of the property, the proximity to the city centres directly affects the value of the property in determining the prices per square meter. Apartments or villas located in the heart of the city or in neighbourhoods close to the city centre are priced and rated higher than those situated in the suburbs.

Also, the proximity of the property to coastal areas, historical sites, educational centres, and transportation systems also contribute to the price variations.


The Area

Second, the area of the property and the project determines the property pricing in Istanbul.


Construction status and age of the property

Construction status and age of the property are key factors in determining properties prices as If the property is newly planned and under-construction, the rates are usually expected to be on the lower side, leaving a significant margin for a better return on investment. Compared to the ready-to-move projects and properties for sale in Istanbul, off-plan properties offer a relatively higher probability of future price improvements.


 The Materials Quality

The quality of materials used in the construction along with the finishing of interiors and exteriors largely affects the prices. Flats with luxurious and high-quality fittings cost more than those with average finishing.


The View

The views from houses and flats in Istanbul are among one of the most influencing factors that shape the variation in the property’s pricing in the same neighbourhood. For instance, sea-view and villas in Istanbul cost 40% more than those located in residential areas with no unique sights.


The Demand

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat), Turkey’s most populous city Istanbul has continued to be the top preference for buying properties in the country for Local and foreigner investors. On the other hand, when it comes to foreign investors, Iraqis, Iranians, Russians, Saudi Arabians, and Germans take the prime spot in purchasing residential units in Istanbul.

Last Updated: 1/4/2021 9:58:26 AM