Investment Property in Yogyakarta

Investment Real Estate in Yogyakarta

Investment Property in Yogyakarta
Investment Property in Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta 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 Yogyakarta.

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Yogyakarta (; Javanese: ꦔꦪꦺꦴꦒꦾꦏꦂꦠ Ngayogyakarta [ŋɑːˈjɔɡjɔˈkɑːrtɔ]; Petjo: Jogjakarta) is the capital city of Special Region of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, in the south-central part of the island of Java. As the only Indonesian royal city still ruled by a monarchy, Yogyakarta is regarded as an important centre for classical Javanese fine arts and culture such as ballet, batik textiles, drama, literature, music, poetry, silversmithing, visual arts, and wayang puppetry. Renowned as a centre of Indonesian education, Yogyakarta is home to a large student population and dozens of schools and universities, including Gadjah Mada University, the country’s largest institute of higher education and one of its most prestigious.

Yogyakarta is the capital of the Yogyakarta Sultanate and served as the Indonesian capital from 1946 to 1948 during the Indonesian National Revolution, with Gedung Agung as the president’s office. One of the districts in southeastern Yogyakarta, Kotagede, was the capital of the Mataram Sultanate between 1587 and 1613.

The city’s population was 388,627 at the 2010 Census, and 373,589 at the 2020 Census. Its metropolitan area was home to 4,010,436 inhabitants in 2010, which includes the city of Magelang and 65 districts across Sleman, Klaten, Bantul, Kulon Progo and Magelang Regency. Yogyakarta has one of the highest HDI (Human Development Index) in Indonesia.

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The financial stability of Yogyakarta 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 Yogyakarta


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


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


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

Flipping property in Yogyakarta


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


The Flipping Strategy in Yogyakarta


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


What is distressed Yogyakarta property:


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


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


Calculate profit that you make from Yogyakarta investment property flipping:


Final Selling Price less Cost of Purchase less Costs = Profit

Here is an example:

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


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