Wed, May 22 2013
Worst is over for Bulgaria's property market after three years of decline, reports by Yavlena and Bulgarian Properties real estate firms claim.
Draft law envisages professional association for real estate agents and a public register of real estate companies to bring order to the business and get rid of rogues and rip-off artists.
Average market prices of homes in Sofia fell by one per cent in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to the same period of 2010, according to the Raiffeisen Real Estate Index, as quoted by Klasa daily.
Proportionately, the number of transactions in leva increased as people reacted to speculation that the euro would disappear.
Nearly all banks are ready to finance between 80 per cent and 90 per cent of the price of a home, provided it is a good building in a large city, Bulgarian daily says.