Baku's secondary market cheapens
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 4 /Trend, A.Akhundov/
Average price on the secondary housing market in Baku in August dropped by 0.2 percent to $981 per square meter compared to $983 in July, the NGO Property Market Participants said.
"Processes occurring on the market negatively affected the pace of housing construction resulting in limited rehabilitation opportunities, and turnover of new buildings. This, in turn, led to lower prices of new buildings entering the secondary market," the experts of the organization said," the experts of the organization believe.
In August, the volume of proposals on the secondary housing market increased by 0.5 percent compared to July. The number of flats proposed on the market exceeded 7,000.
The share of Yasamal, Nasimi, Narimanov and Khatai districts in the proposal portfolio was 78.7 percent. The formation of the portfolio is linked with the entry of new buildings on to the market.
The increase in prices was not observed in any districts of Baku during a month. However, the largest decline in prices was observed in Surakhani district - 0.4 percent.
The proportion of secondary residences proposed for the market at a price lower than the average, amounted to 55.2 percent. The average room rate on the secondary market in August was 2.79, with the average price of each room at $43,480 and flat - $111,423.
The price index also fell by 1.1 points to 180.3.
The dynamics of the purchase and sale transactions decreased by 0.4 percent.