Housing in Kazakhstan continues to rise in price, reports LS.
Over the month, resale prices of comfortable housing increased by 2%, to KZT 257.3 thousand per sq. m, in March 2021. New apartments grew in price by 0.5%, the cost of a square meter rose to KZT 324.5 thousand. The rent increased by 0.6%, to KZT 1.7 thousand per sq. m. Such data are cited by the Bureau of National Statistics.
At the same time, since December 2020, secondary real estate has risen in price by 10.4%, and since March 2020 – by 22.2%.
Primary housing prices have risen by 4.7% compared to December, and by 8.4% compared to March.
Rent has risen in price by 5.1% compared to December, and by 10.3% compared to March.
It worth recalling that in Kazakhstan, due to the possibility of withdrawing pension money for the purchase of housing, a sharp rise in the value of real estate began.
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