Home Property in Ukraine
How to buy a house in Ukraine?
Here you will find the detailed information about real estate purchasing in Ukraine:
- the right way to choose the property and to effect the deal;
- property taxes and duties that should be paid;
- everything about home loans in Ukraine;
- home property management and renting;
- rental, commercial properties and related investment properties.
Real estate for sale
Most recent offers from house owners in Ukraine and from real estate agencies. Advertisements with the fixed price and auctions are listed here.
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Ukraine has a wide range of real estate options for any purposes. Everything depends on what buyer is looking for. For example, an apartment in one of major Ukrainian cities may be a good option for business. Property next to the Black Sea coastline may be appropriate for leisure in a resort area. Good living conditions can be found both in low-rise and multistory apartment blocks.
Just as in other countries, Ukrainian real estate is available on primary and secondary housing markets. Besides, such property as restaurants, cafes or office buildings may be quite favorable for investments.
Buyers, who like spending their vacations next to the Black Sea, usually prefer secondary market property. This region is known for its warm climate and bustling tourist flow from many countries. Such cities as Feodosia, Yalta and Kerch are always the most popular among clients. For that reason, property prices in Crimea are significantly higher than in other regions of the country.
On the other hand, Odessa is a good alternative for those, who prefer living close to the Black Sea. Moreover, it is not only a resort region, but also a cultural, industrial and scientific center of Ukraine.
Fanciers of metropolitan cities and big city life may find lots of interesting options on the primary housing market in Kiev.
Apartments leased in Kiev, just as in other large cities, always bring their owners stable income.
Real estate prices in Ukraine
Prices for real estate in Ukraine depend on property type and location. In most cases it is quite affordable. The average price level across the country isn’t high either. Square meter in Kiev costs around €1100, although the price also depends on the number of bedrooms, building type, district, etc. An 80 sq. m. apartment in a prestigious high-rise residential building in Yalta is worth around €210 000.
Global financial crisis has taken its toll on Ukrainian real estate prices. It resulted in a lower number of transactions and up to 30–50% discounts on the market. The situation eventually became more stable. There is also a possibility of purchasing Ukrainian real estate with a mortgage loan.
Real estate acquisition in Ukraine is very simple. The only thing required of the buyer is his or her passport. For residents of Russian Federation a national passport will suffice. Dealing with reputable Ukrainian agencies ensures a secure transaction. In order to become a property owner, buyer has to register a sale and purchase agreement at a notary office. Foreigners are allowed to purchase construction land as well as land in dacha condominiums. Purchasing farmland is forbidden by law.
In order to register the purchase of property, seller should have an official property title deed, and expert’s conclusion on real property assessed value. They need to provide the following documents:
- national passport;
- presence of a spouse or their notarized consent;
- personal tax reference number issued by Ukrainian tax administration.
It may be obtained within 2–3 days in any city by providing a translated and notarized copy of buyer’s national passport. Translation and notarization cost around 100 hryvnias and take no more than 1–2 hours.