House sales to foreigners increased by 20.4% in 2015 compared to the previous year. In house sales to foreigners, İstanbul was the first province with 7 493 sales in 2015. Antalya was the second province with 6 072 sales. Antalya was followed by Bursa with 1 501 sales and Yalova with 1 425 sales.
In December 2015, 2 283 houses were sold to foreigners. İstanbul was the first province with 977 sales in December 2015. The followers of İstanbul were Antalya with 460 house sales, Bursa with 139 house sales and Yalova with 118 house sales.
Most house sales were made to Iraqi citizens according to country nationalities
Iraqi citizens bought 4 228 houses from Turkey in 2015. The followers of Iraq were Saudi Arabia with 2_704 house sales, Kuwait with 2 130 house sales, Russia with 2 036 house sales and England with 1_054 house sales.
In December, Iraqi citizens bought 512 houses from Turkey. The followers of Iraq were Saudi Arabia with 258 house sales, Kuwait with 209 house sales, Russia with 150 house sales.
Turkish Statistical Institute