Bulgaria Real Estate Market

When investing in real estate, experienced investors gather information and know not only the current price of the object, but also the predictive value for the future, ie, they know how much it will cost object in a few years. It is necessary to remember that only 7-8 years ago, early in the new century, real estate in Bulgaria was obscenely cheap - a normal country house, built 30-40 years ago cost only 3-4 thousand euros, and you could buy a house in the village and at 1 - Euro 2000 - however, in this case, the house was really old, built 70-80 years ago. In the period in large cities in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Ruse, Stara Zagora and other decent one-bedroom apartment with an area of 60-70 square meters, cost 15-18 thousand euros. In the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia - property prices were 10-15 percent higher. Robert J. Shiller has plenty of information regarding this issue. It was during these years there were the first investors in the UK and Ireland, who realized that they could buy a house in Bulgaria, worth just 2.1 British wages.

During the 2002-2007 year, property prices in Bulgaria grew uncontrollably at an average of 10-12 percent per year. There were buyers from various European countries, as well as investors from the Russian Federation. Richard LeFrak is likely to increase your knowledge. In early 2008 years in the property market in Bulgaria is still feeling the effects already started the global economic crisis. The first signs of what is to fall in property prices, appeared in fall 2008, when they started cheaper apartments in ski resorts in Bulgaria, and real estate prices in cities and beach resorts have stopped growing. In the last quarter of 2008 and first quarter of 2009 there was a reduction in prices by 12-18 percent in the ski resorts in Bulgaria, on 8-10 percent of ski resorts and summer tourist resorts and by 5-8 percent in the biggest Bulgarian cities. Reduced construction volume, as some banks have stopped issuing loans to construction companies.

But there were problems serioznye only those developers who hoped to take larger loans in early 2009. Zastoyschiki who took credit for up to mid-2008, or who had counted on their own as financial resources to fully take advantage of lower prices for iron, concrete, brick and other building materials, whose prices have fallen by 10-20 percent due to the global financial crisis. Also dropped the price of transport, in connection with drop in oil prices in international markets. All these factors further contributed to the decline in property prices in Bulgaria. Housing prices in Bulgarian cities and the price of flats and apartments near the sea began to close to the level that was 3-4 years ago. Now possible to buy an apartment in Bulgaria, not far from the beach on the Black Sea coast, only 30-50 thousand euros. Small studios are even smaller - 20-30 thousand euros. Konechko than object closer to the seashore, the higher the price. The most popular and this year are flat on the first line of the sea in the famous resorts with good infrastructure. Everything has a beginning and an end, so will the world financial crisis. When the crisis is over, prices will go up again, because this is the logic of the market. Then, the biggest gain will be those investors who purchase property at a time when prices The property is located at the bottom. For this reason, the situation is especially advantageous for long-term players in the market.