Another threatening factor for the primary real estate market, according to him, is the strong rise in building materials.
Related article: The housing market in 2011 will continue to stagnateAccording to the head of the Union of Realtors of Ukraine Alexey Rubanova , the main risk real estate development is the lack of liquidity of households.
" As for prices, the activity , the situation in 2014 will differ little from 2013. Depressive mood in the market will be in 2014 and in 2015 ," - he said.
Besides , experts note a peculiar record set by the real estate market in the past year : the number of transactions in the primary market during this period exceeded the number of transactions in the secondary .
"People who have the ability to buy, prefer to buy housing in the primary market due to the fact that the developers offer loyalty programs , installment , favorable loans , interesting quotations ," - said A.Rubanov .
A.Topal , in turn, added that the ratio of demand for primary and secondary markets was approximately 55% to 45 % by the end of 2013.
" People do not have access to money , the mortgage can not be taken , and if so, under the sky-high interest rates. And there is a new new front man when there is a choice between Khruschevkas for $ 55-60 thousand and new apartment in the house next door for the same money , even without repair, it is clear that the second option is preferable , "- said A.Topal .
According to him, in 2013, noted not many falling real estate market, bringing much inflated price expectations of property owners to economically justified levels.
" There has been a decline in demand for business-class housing , the displacement vectors of demand classes" Economy + "and" elites "that is " business " or ascended to " elite " or dipped in " Economy + " . Moreover, decreased demand for most cheap accommodation in Kiev: the trend went from "Khrushchev" and " gostinok " in better housing, " - he added.