At the end of 2017, 197 new buildings were put up on the primary market, which is 25% higher than in 2016. And in the secondary market, the volume of supply remained approximately at the level of 2016. The largest offer is observed in the segment of one-room apartments. Also in the structure of the offer, the number of two-room apartments has slightly increased.
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In the hryvnia equivalent, prices for the "primary" were stable during the year with some seasonal fluctuations, and by the results of the year they even grew within 2%. Dollar prices changed with the fluctuation of the dollar exchange rate and by the end of the year they declined as the rate rose.
On the secondary market, prices have slightly decreased (within 5%), which is due to both seasonal fluctuations and competitive pressure, which has had a great offer in the primary market.
In 2018, the volume of housing construction is also expected to be high. Prices will depend on demand, but it is projected that it will also remain at the level of 2017. Competition in the market will be reflected rather not in price, but in non-price competition of developers and more attention will be paid to the quality of objects.
Earlier it was reported that in 2017, developers in Kiev actively launched new projects.