According to the Turkish Statistical Institute the total number of real estate sales in Turkey increased by 2.1% in November. Sales growth is observed comparing to October 2015, and in comparison with the same period last year. There is reduce in the number of mortgage transactions (by 22.7% compared to November 2014) and increasing number of primary residence sales (an increase of 5.9%), the share of such transactions is already 48.1%. The number of housing sold to foreigners in November increased by 25.6% in comparison with November of last year (2119 in total). Russian citizens in November acquired 136 apartments. The first place in sales of residential properties to foreigners is Istanbul (703), followed by Antalya (539).