the Majority of Russians wishing to buy housing, consider the perfect apartment with an area of over 50 square meters. This is stated in the study of Raiffeisenbank, RIA Novosti reported.

a property area of over 50 square meters dream 70 percent of respondents. For the quarter of Russians is sufficient, and smaller housing 30-50 square meters.

in addition, survey respondents said the reasons for the selection of a new Fund when choosing an apartment. The Russians have identified a psychological factor of novelty (56 percent), planning (51 percent) and more favourable price (45 percent).

Also supported by the adherents of the old Fund. They are the most important factors in choice of housing called the price (63 percent), convenient location (44 percent), as well as stay close with family and friends (22 percent).

the Survey was conducted in July 2020. Participants in the study were more than three thousand inhabitants of Moscow, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan, Ufa, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Samara, Omsk, Voronezh and Krasnodar.

Earlier it was reported that in June 2020, the demand for second homes in the largest cities of Russia showed a record growth of nearly 39 percent compared with the figure for the same period of 2019. According to analysts ‘ estimates, in Moscow square meter of secondary housing currently costs an average of 211 thousand roubles, in St.-Petersburg — 121 thousand rubles. During the year most notably — by 15 percent — more expensive ready-made housing in Sochi (reach 115.3 thousand rubles per square meter).