Risk 1: scammers. Apartment for rent or for sale
First, consider the most common fraud schemes in the residential rental market. Two methods are especially effective: re-renting an apartment in a sub-rental and selling a house using fake documents.
The first method is effective with those owners who go on a long business trip to another city or country and for a long time can not carry out control checks of the apartment. Continue reading
“Is it easy to live in a high-rise building?” – this topic of our campaign “City of Wonderful Ideas” caused heated debate among the residents of the capital. Twice, KP correspondents gathered full houses on the streets of the city, and each time it was difficult for the people of Kiev to say exactly where it is better to live – on the lower floor or on the upper.
We have heard enough pros and cons (the most compelling read below). “And yet – what floor would you call ideal?” – we did not relent. Then it turned out that it was both more comfortable and safer to live on the 2nd-4th floor. “Better yet, get rich quicker and buy a house in the country!” – finally, the people of Kiev admitted. Continue reading
The Antimonopoly Committee became interested in prices for Kiev housing. After the resumption of home sales by builders, the price of apartments in new buildings jumped by 7-15% compared to the end of 2006.
According to experts, by the end of March, the price will rise by at least 5%. This means that by the end of the year, the cost of Kiev apartments can once again double. The next jump in prices will be made in May, experts say
Now we can already say that the residential real estate market has come to life. According to the analysts of the construction and investment company Kyiv Zhitlo-Invest, today apartments are sold at 86 facilities. However, only in February, several developers increased the cost of square meters. m for $ 100-500 (see table). Continue reading