Investment Property in Sulaymaniyah

Investment Real Estate in Sulaymaniyah

Investment Property in Sulaymaniyah
Investment Property in Sulaymaniyah

Sulaymaniyah property investment can be a worthwhile venture if you are selective with the areas you choose to invest in. If not, you could find that your investment suffers due to low rental yields, dwindling demand, and slow property price growth in many parts of Sulaymaniyah.

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Sulaymaniyah, also spelled as Slemani (Kurdish: سلێمانی, romanized: Silêmanî, Arabic: السليمانية, romanized: as-Sulaymāniyyah), is a city in the east of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, not far from the Iran–Iraq border. It is surrounded by the Azmar, Goizha and Qaiwan Mountains in the northeast, Baranan Mountain in the south and the Tasluja Hills in the west. The city has a semi-arid climate with very hot dry summers and cold wet winters.

From its foundation Sulaymaniyah was always a center of great poets, writers, historians, politicians, scholars and singers, such as Nalî, Mahwi, and Piramerd. The modern city of Sulaymaniyah was founded in 1784 by the Ottoman-Kurdish prince Ibrahim Pasha Baban, who named it after his father Sulaiman Pasha. Sulaymaniyah was the capital of the historic principality of Baban from 1784 to 1850.

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The financial stability of Sulaymaniyah has translated into a real estate market that rewards forward planning and a willingness to look beyond areas of traditional affluence.


Buy to Rent in Sulaymaniyah


Renting out your Sulaymaniyah buy-to-rent investment property can grow wealth and income.


Whatever your goals with investment property in Sulaymaniyahare – preparation is key:


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Sulaymaniyah and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Sulaymaniyah location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Sulaymaniyah metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Sulaymaniyah.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Sulaymaniyah appeals to professionals. This is a demographic that ensures maximum income and low voids.
  • Finding and vetting suitable tenants is a job ideally left to the professionals. Working with an established letting agent with local knowledge and experience of property legislation will give you the best chance of success.

Flipping Investment Property in Sulaymaniyah

Flipping property in Sulaymaniyah


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Sulaymaniyah property below market value, renovate it and then make a profit by selling it at a higher price, all within a few months, and often before the Sulaymaniyah market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Sulaymaniyah


Investment property flipping in Sulaymaniyah is a simple strategy. You find a property that is in need of renovation from our list and purchase it for a low price. These type of Sulaymaniyah real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Sulaymaniyah real estate.


What is distressed Sulaymaniyah property:


  • Sulaymaniyah property in need of renovation
  • Sulaymaniyah real estate with a change of puropose and use
  • Oversold Sulaymaniyah property
  • Bank repossessions in Sulaymaniyah


Put simply, long term investors in Sulaymaniyah purchase the property, renovate it and make it a lot more attractive to potential buyers.


Calculate profit that you make from Sulaymaniyah investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

Sulaymaniyah property purchase price: $220,000

Renovation costs: $20,000

Other costs: $25,000

Property sale price: $400,000

Profit: $135,000


Experienced property developers in Sulaymaniyah use a minimum profit value of 22% when looking at potential Sulaymaniyah projects. The reason for this is because there are lots that can go wrong in Sulaymaniyah property flipping and working on a potential margin of 22% should still leave a good margin of error.


Property Secured Investments is a Private Equity fund that invests in Sulaymaniyah and many other towns and cities across Europe. The fund is only available to Sophisticated Investors and closed to United States Citizens. While this is not an offer or promotion of the fund, more information can be found at the website

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