The Turkish Statistics Authority revealed figures and statistics related to real estate sales in the country during the first half of this year.

According to the same source, the first 6 months of this year witnessed the sale of 552,810 properties.

Istanbul received the largest share of the total real estate sales in the country, according to Anatolia.

Istanbul accounted for 20 percent of the total real estate sales, as this period witnessed the sale of 108 thousand and 51 properties, which is equivalent to one fifth of the properties sold in Turkey.

Ankara ranked second, with 53,575, and Izmir ranked third, with 31,683.