In Novy Urengoy (YaNAO), the average cost per square meter of secondary housing is higher than in most Russian cities with a population of over a million. Real estate experts from the federal company “Etazhi” told URA.RU how many times the area of an apartment can be bought by Novy Urengoy residents in the largest cities of Russia if they sell their housing.
“Now, according to experts, the average cost per square meter of secondary housing in Novy Urengoy is 155.07 thousand rubles. The most spacious apartment can be purchased by residents of Novy Urengoy in Chelyabinsk, where the average price per square meter is 2.5 times lower. That is, by selling an apartment of 30 square meters in Novy Urengoy, you can count on buying an apartment of 70-90 square meters in Chelyabinsk,” said Dmitry Kochetkov, director of the Etazhi company in Novy Urengoy.
In second place in the rating for affordability is Volgograd, where the average price per square meter of secondary housing is two times cheaper than in Novy Urengoy. Omsk is in third place – with a difference of 1.9 times. According to the expert, they are followed by: Voronezh with a difference of 1.8 times, Samara and Perm (1.7 times), Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk and Tyumen (1.6 times), Krasnodar, Novosibirsk and Ufa ( 1.5 times), Nizhny Novgorod (1.4 times), Kazan (1.2 times). At the same time, in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the average cost per square meter is two and 1.2 times higher, respectively, than in Novy Urengoy.
“The average cost per square meter of secondary housing in Novy Urengoy is very competitive even in comparison with the average cost in million-plus cities. Therefore, when deciding to move to another region of Russia, there is an opportunity to buy more spacious and comfortable housing, ”Kochetkov emphasized.
URA.RU previously reported that in 2022 the average cost per square meter in new buildings in the YaNAO increased by 10%. The price in the secondary market rose up to 7%.