Citizens of 83 countries buy Turkish estate

Citizens of 83 countries buy Turkish estate

ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
Citizens of 83 countries buy Turkish estate

Foreigners have bought 6,000 properties in Turkey since January. DHA photo

Citizens of 83 countries have bought more than 6,000 properties in Turkey, since the beginning of this year.

Investors from countries from the United States to Kuwait, the United Kingdom to Tanzania have rushed to Turkish lands and houses in the first five months of the year, the Turkish Environment and Urbanization Ministry data showed.

Totally 6,802 foreigners have purchased 862 lands and 5,432 houses, which makes 6,294 properties in total.

Russian citizens became the top property buyers in Turkey, by acquiring 1,209 real estate properties. German and English buyers followed them with 629 and 601 immovable.

Buyers from the US, Sweden, Ukraine, Norway and France also showed interest in the Turkish real estate sector with significant numbers, even not as impressive as their Russian, German and English counterparts.