Survey: Apartment Enthusiasts Increased Triple in 2018
By : Hariyanto And Aldi Firhand. A | Wednesday, March 21 2018 - 18:09 IWST
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INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - The popularity of apartments continues to increase from year to year. Supply and demand data market Rumah.com noted an increase for the apartment sector.
Survey of Rumah.com Property Affordability Sentiment Index H1-2018 noted that 63% of respondents in Indonesia intend to buy shelter in the next six months, of which 60% of them are interested in the apartment.
Survey of Rumah.com The Affordability Sentiment Index of H1-2018 is aimed at identifying market responses from the demand side as well as to create information transparency for consumers.
Survey of Rumah.com Property Affordability Sentiment Index H1-2018 held Rumah.com together Intuit Singapore research institute from Singapore shows that respondents who interested in the apartment amount tripled when compared to the survey two years earlier.
Head of Marketing Rumah.com, Ike Hamdan, stated that the apartment is increasingly in demand due to its practicality. Its location is relatively close to the city center, equipped with commercial facilities, and has good public transport access. However, the apartment has not been seen as a permanent residential option.
"The optimism of first time buyer occupancy is quite high, 31% of respondents who plan to buy the first residential in the next six months are interested in the apartment, while 23% are not interested," Ike said in Jakarta on Tuesday (20/3 / 2018).
While among investors, 47% of respondents said they were interested in buying apartment properties in the next six months. As many as 21% said not interested.
When viewed the status of marriage, interest in the apartment comes from a single house seeker. As many as 40% of single-time home seekers claim to be interested in buying an apartment, 22% are not interested, and 38% are hesitant.
While those who are married, whether already have children or not, are not interested in buying an apartment. Only 25% said they were interested in buying an apartment, 38% were hesitant, 37% were not interested.
"Apartment enthusiasts are mostly single people who demand practicality and ease of activities, but when married, let alone married, the tread house is still the main choice of the community," Ike said.