Active customers in April and May was stable. In June 2012 the activity in the segment fell sharply due to the championship EURO 2012 and the beginning of the holiday season earlier, the press service of the company Knight Frank. In II quarter. 2012 were the most in demand luxury apartments of 150 square meters. m (61% of total requests). Proportion of requests for purchase of apartments over 250 square meters. m 4%.
Most in demand among buyers of elite residential real estate are two and three bedroom apartments, and in the lower price segments of the demand shifted to one and two bedroom apartments.
A new trend from the beginning of the year was the increase in the number of transactions with payment by installments. In the primary market, developers tend to provide customers installments for a year or more, and further hidden discounts in the form of bonuses (on-site parking, etc.).
In general, almost all developers currently rely on an individual approach to the client, noting that they are willing to consider counter-offers and negotiate the terms of the transaction in accordance with the needs and capabilities of each customer individually.