Almost 28% is the decrease in the number of deals on the property market in Bulgaria annually. This number is different in the different parts of the country but only Sofia and Varna have similar statistics. 72% of those who would like to buy a property in Sofia and Varna are prepared to pay not more than 40 000 Euros. In Plovdiv and Bourgas the buyers are prepared to pay not more than 25 000 Euros.
In 2009, 42% of the buyers paid in cash and 37% of the sellers had financial difficulties, not necessary inability to pay their mortgages or bad credits. In 2009 most of the buyers bought newly built properties and only 12 % of them have bought prefabricated apartments. The most active buyers were between 26 and 35 years of age.