TRANSACTIONS UP BY 15%
Qatar's overall real estate transaction value during the first nine months of 2014 rose by 15.2% to QR37.2 billion, compared with QR32.3 billion for the corresponding period in 2013. The total value of transactions for the third quarter of 2014 was around QR11.3 billion as against QR10.6 billion or up 6.6% year-on-year. Total volume of real estate transactions during the first quarter of 2014 grew by a whopping 35.2% and it was up by 8.5% during the second quarter to QR14 billion for the same period in 2013. In July, the total transaction value was QR6.8 billion, the highest in nine months. The transaction value was QR4.8 billion in January, QR2.9 billion in February and QR4.2 billion in March this year.