Real estate and construction in the Carpathians: popular suburban properties
What they buy: demand and prices in the real estate market
The most popular option among all types of suburban real estate are turnkey houses, whose area is about 120-150 square meters. m. According to statistics over the past year, the price of such objects increased by 5%. At the moment, the average is 13,000 UAH. for 1 sq. m. But in each area prices are different. For example, in the Carpathians, the cost of 1 sq. m. in cottages is 18 000 UAH.
The second type of real estate in popularity is cottages. They are suitable only for seasonal living, but they also cost less. The third place in the ranking of popular real estate is occupied by land plots that are suitable for individual construction, that is, cottages can be built on them.
Apartments and townhouses are next in the popularity rating of objects, but the main leaders are private houses, summer cottages and land plots. By spring, the demand for these objects has increased greatly. People began to think about their own low-rise housing. This trend continues to this day. By autumn, the market cooled down slightly, but in the middle of the season it began to gain momentum again.
It is better to purchase a site in the summer, because you can immediately see what is located on it. But in winter it is easier to find out if the house you are buying will be warm.
Common mistakes when choosing a house and a plot
According to experts, most often potential buyers do not pay attention to such an important parameter as location. Those who live most of their lives in the city are used to the fact that everything is located nearby. In this regard, they pay little attention to how to get to the site or home, what settlements are nearby, whether it is possible to quickly get to the store, medical center.
In addition, you need to focus not on cosmetic repairs, but check the characteristics of the house: the year of commissioning, deterioration of the structure, area, and the cost of heating services. You need to balance price and quality.
According to experts, if a house or plot is good, it is unlikely that its value will be lower than that of similar properties on the real estate market. Even if you want to find a cheaper option, you need to be careful. It is better to involve a specialist in the process of finding housing. He will be able to competently assess the property, as well as check the foundation, roof, all communications, the quality of the septic tank, and the thermal conductivity of the walls.
Another important item on the list of actions when choosing a house or plot is checking documents, especially if the loan option is used. There are a lot of certificates, receipts, contracts, and it’s quite difficult to study everything on your own. In order not to fall into the hands of scammers, it is better to consult with experts. There are protected areas where it is forbidden to build houses. You also need to take into account that you can build a house on a garden plot, but you won’t be able to purchase such a territory under the rural lending program.
When choosing a house, cottage, plot, it is best to trust professionals. Then the whole process will not be accompanied by stress. Experts with many years of experience are well versed in all the nuances of real estate and will correctly conduct a sale and purchase transaction.