In April 2020 Russian citizens beat the Chinese in the amount of purchased real estate in Turkey, it follows from the aggregator of real estate Turk Estate provided “”.

According to analysts, among the foreign buyers of Turkish objects are in the lead clients from Iran and Iraq (together they bought a month 260 lots), the Russians in third place (61 lot), the people of Afghanistan — fourth (54), the Chinese — on the fifth (40).

In General, the property market in Turkey in April there was a sharp drop in sales, experts state. The number of transactions declined by more than 55 percent (compared to the same month in 2019). The most popular is real estate in Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir.

“Since the beginning of the year, demand from foreign buyers shows a decline. The General reduction of interest from January amounted to about 12 percent,” said the Turk Estate.

Earlier, in April, it became known that Russian citizens rushed to buy property in black sea resorts in the country, considering it as an alternative to foreign. Because of this, the demand for housing in Sochi has increased markedly — by 20 percent in comparison with indicators of spring 2019. To shift from abroad to the Krasnodar region of the people forced the coronavirus pandemic and the fall of the ruble.