JORDAN. Price stability continues across the Jordanian property sector, which is showing positive activity in both apartment and villa sales and leasing, according to Asteco Property Management’s Q2 2011 report.
“Despite regional political conflict, Jordan has remained consistent economically. Government statistics indicate the property sector has played a substantial role in this ongoing stability, indicating a 42% increase in all property and land transactions over the quarter.
Rental prices for two-bedroom apartments ranged from JOD3,000 and JOD13,000 per annum, with three-bedro
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