The volume of deals in the market of secondary housing in Moscow in the second decade of January decreased compared with the end of 2010 to 22%.
Company experts ABC housing believe that this situation was expected, since traditionally the first month of the new year sales to temporarily withdraw from the market.
Unusual fact that analysts call the growth of potential demand (number of calls to real estate companies) to the flat since mid-January. According to the company, the number of calls on home buying almost reached the same period in December.
Today the average price per square meter on the secondary flats increased by 1% to $ 167.8 thousand. One-bedroom apartments now cost an average of 154.9 thousand rubles per square meter, two-bedroom - 162 000, three rooms - 168 thousand rubles.
The company had previously reported that a square meter of housing in the secondary market of Moscow in 2010, went up on average by 8.7% to 166.1 thousand rubles.
Last year, the number of transactions compared to 2009 increased by 1,5 times and by 5-10% above pre-crisis figures. Of greatest interest enjoyed by the meter and a small number of rooms and apartments of economy class comfort.