Property Market News from Budapest

Read our latest articles about recent regulations, market trends and real estate prices in Hungary.

And the world's best place to visit is...August 5th, 2016

And the world's best place to visit is...
With the largest coral reef ecosystem in the world, the Great Barrier Reef is one of seven natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's also the world's top travel destination, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 best destination rankings. "It's a once in a lifetime vacation, and it's been in the news recently because of coral bleaching," said Erin Shields, travel editor for U.S. News, in a statement. "Travelers need to see it soon because there might not be...

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Further opportunities arise for real estate investorsJuly 14th, 2016

Further opportunities arise for real estate investors
CIB Group is currently selling a 29-piece bundle mostly consisting of residential properties. The bank group has decided on the bundle sale based on the increased demand on the market, and is planning on making similar offers in the future as well. CIB Group has commissioned Otthon Centrum Solutions Ltd. with the selling of a 29-piece bundle mostly consisting of residential properties, with an approximate average price per m2 of 94 000 HUF. The portfolio exclusively contains estates that are...

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Up to 150 000 properties could be sold in Hungary this yearMay 30th, 2016

Up to 150 000 properties could be sold in Hungary this year
Otthon Centrum (Home Centre) estimates the total number of sales on the Hungarian real estate market up to 135 000 in 2015, while the company predicts a sum of 150 – 155 000 for the current year, as the newly installed family support benefit program (CSOK) not only will have a major effect on newly constructed housing, but due to the recent modifications, it will also make a mark on the market of pre-owned properties. This also makes developers unable to keep up with the increased...

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Foreigners are also showing interest in Hungarian flatsMay 27th, 2016

Foreigners are also showing interest in Hungarian flats
Buyers from outside the country also contribute to the increased activity on the Hungarian housing market: according to ingatlan.com’s statistics, in the first 3 months of 2016, the number of enquirers coming from outside the border has risen by a monthly average of 42%, reaching 121 000. Inquiries and offers usually originate from London and Vienna, but there’s also a serious number of Russian potential buyers. The Hungarian real estate market has been on the rise partly due to...

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Unique developments: apartments with medical thermal water in BudapestMay 9th, 2016

Unique developments: apartments with medical thermal water in Budapest
1,500 new apartments will be created in 8 different parts of Budapest by Cordia in Hungary’s biggest housing development in over 2 decades.   Cordia, one of the market leading residential developers with grand projects including the Corvin Promenade considering the recent estate market trends in the capital – that we briefly highlighted in the previous post - is set to get its biggest housing development in Budapest. The real-estate developer plans to build 1,500...

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Real estate prices are booming in BudaMarch 24th, 2016

Real estate prices are booming in Buda
The turnover of the real estate market of Hungary was exceptionally high in February in Hungary – the first month showed similar values than last year, the second month however showed a 10% increase compared to last year.       The cause of the increased turnover is not only the greater demand, supply also grew as many started to sell their estates and the new family housing allowance also entered the market. In total the first two months show a 5% increase compared to the same...

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