Investment Property in Ürümqi

Investment Real Estate in Ürümqi

Investment Property in Ürümqi
Investment Property in Ürümqi

Ürümqi 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 Ürümqi.

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Ürümqi ( uu-RUUM-chee; also spelled Ürümchi or without umlauts), formerly known as Dihua[n 2] (also spelled Tihwa), is the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the far northwest of the People’s Republic of China. Ürümqi developed its reputation as a leading cultural and commercial center during the Qing dynasty in the 19th century.

With a census population of 4 million in 2020, Ürümqi is the second-largest city in China’s northwestern interior after Xi’an as well as the largest in Central Asia in terms of population. According to the Guinness Book of Records, Ürümqi is the most remote city from any sea in the world. Ürümqi has seen significant economic development since the 1990s and currently serves as a regional transport node and a cultural, political and commercial center.

Ürümqi is one of the top 500 cities in the world by scientific research output, as tracked by the Nature Index. The city is also home to Xinjiang University, a comprehensive university with the highest academic level in Xinjiang, under the Project 211 and the Double First Class University Plan.

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The financial stability of Ürümqi 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 Ürümqi


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


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


  • Set goals based on how much rental yield will be required and the local rental yield rates in Ürümqi and be prepared to change your initial outlook.
  • Thoroughly research the Ürümqi location with a special emphasis on fringe areas outside the main Ürümqi metropolis that may be valued lower than their better-known neighbours. Rental yields of around 5% are still attainable in certain areas of Ürümqi.
  • Ensure that your target investment property in Ürümqi 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 Ürümqi

Flipping property in Ürümqi


Flipping property is when we advise clients to buy a Ürümqi 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 Ürümqi market has a time to react to the renovation.


The Flipping Strategy in Ürümqi


Investment property flipping in Ürümqi 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 Ürümqi real estate investments are sometimes referred to by professionals as ‘distressed’ Ürümqi real estate.


What is distressed Ürümqi property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Ürümqi investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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