Tehran Home Prices Signal Recovery

The average house price in Tehran during the last month of summer (Aug. 23- Sept. 22) increased by 9.7% from a year ago—a measure of the cost per square meter of floor space.

Financial Tribune – The average house price in Tehran during the last month of summer (Aug. 23- Sept. 22) increased by 9.7% from a year ago—a measure of the cost per square meter of floor space.

The latest survey by the Central Bank of Iran also indicates that house prices per square meter registered a monthly increase of 1.9% to stand at 47.6 million rials ($1,220).

The report sees the price increase as a sign of the key housing sector entering the recovery phase after an impressive performance during the previous month, the latest issue of CBI’s “Trends in Tehran Housing Market” reported.

District 5, located in the northwest of the city, and experienced the highest average growth in price at 12.5% compared with the same period of last year.

Prices for residential units located in District 22 experienced the lowest rise at 0.4%. This is while the district continues to record the highest number of sales among Tehran’s 22 districts, accounting for 16.9% of the total home sales. Districts 4 and 2 come next at 10.9% and 9.9%, respectively. 

The trendy District 1, with an average price of 100.4 million rials ($2,564) per square meter, is the most expensive area while in southern parts–which include District 18 (the cheapest neighborhood)–the average home price hovers near 22.8 million rials ($584) per square meter. Prices in districts 1 and 18 grew by 10.3% and 7.8%, respectively.

Oct 3, 2017
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