Ministry of Housing allots over 19,000 plots this year

Muscat - 

The Ministry of Housing has allotted more than 19,000 multiple-use plots in many governorates across the country from January to July this year. South Batinah tops the list in the number of plots allotted to citizens at 5,079, followed by Dakhliyah at 4,260 and North Sharqiyah at 2,794.

A ministry report stated that the total number of title deeds issued in the period crossed 134,000 including the granting, sale, exchange and other real estate transactions. The report added that the total value of traded real estate contracts stood at RO1.61bn. The fees collected stood at about RO84,903,000 through 71,411 transactions.

The value of the real state sale transactions in the January-July period stood at about RO701,334,000 and the collected fees at about RO26,931,000. The report stated that of the total 35,506 real estate sale transactions, North Batinah recorded the maximum at 7,385 followed by Muscat at 6,508.

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