Rental returns are moderate in Slovakia

Residential Valuation Specialist | September 11, 2022

Last Updated: Sept. 08, 2022
BRATISLAVA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Old Town
Studio €179,600 €520 3.47%
1-Bedroom €299,000 €800 3.21%
2-Bedroom €399,450 €1,100 3.30%
3-Bedroom €601,000 €1,950 4.89%
4+Bedroom €965,000 €3,500 4.35%
Ružinov
Studio €149,900 €490 3.92%
1-Bedroom €229,000 €650 3.41%
2-Bedroom €289,500 €850 3.52%
3-Bedroom €393,000 €1,150 3.51%
Petržalka
Studio €147,900 €490 3.98%
1-Bedroom €227,250 €625 3.30%
2-Bedroom €229,900 €750 3.91%
3-Bedroom €275,000 €865 3.77%
Nové Mesto
Studio €169,500 €520 3.68%
1-Bedroom €234,750 €600 3.07%
2-Bedroom €303,995 €870 3.43%
3-Bedroom €459,000 €1,350 3.53%
Bratislava avg. Rental Yields 3.60%
KOŠICE - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Košice (all locations)
Studio €119,500 €450 4.52%
1-Bedroom €154,000 €675 5.26%
2-Bedroom €186,995 €790 5.07%
3-Bedroom €214,450 €1,045 5.85%
Košice avg. Rental Yields 5.17%
BANSKÁ BYSTRICA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Banská Bystrica (all locations)
Studio €109,900 €375 4.09%
1-Bedroom €159,900 €600 4.50%
2-Bedroom €182,000 €700 4.62%
3-Bedroom €229,000 €960 5.03%
Banská Bystrica avg. Rental Yields 4.56%
NITRA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Nitra (all locations)
Studio €97,000 €450 5.57%
1-Bedroom €137,945 €590 5.13%
2-Bedroom €163,000 €750 5.52%
3-Bedroom €188,950 €995 6.32%
Nitra avg. Rental Yields 5.64%
ŽILINA - Apartments COST (€) YIELD (p.a.)
TO BUY MONTHLY RENT
Žilina (all locations)
Studio €119,800 €430 4.31%
1-Bedroom €153,000 €580 4.55%
2-Bedroom €190,000 €720 4.55%
3-Bedroom €299,999 €800 3.20%
Žilina avg. Rental Yields 4.15%
All yields are gross - i.e., before taxes, repair costs, ground rents, estate agents fees, and any other costs. Net yields (what you´ll really earn) are typically around 1.5% to 2% lower.
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Gross rental yields on apartments are moderate in Bratislava, at around 3.07% to 4.35%. To define terms, the gross rental yield is the rent the landlord will earn - before taxation, vacancy costs, and other costs - compared to the purchase price of the property.

The gross rental yield in the Old Town is about 3.21 to 4.35 %. Returns are not much different in Ruzinov, Petržalka or Nové Mesto.

A two-bedroom apartment in the Old Town of Bratislava costs around EUR 399,450. In the nearby areas of Nové Mesto, apartments tend to be cheaper, with two-bedroom selling for around EUR 303,995.

Returns on other Slovakian cities are slightly better than in Bratislava. Košice has an average return of 5.17%, Banská Bystrica earns on average of 4.56%, In Žilina you can expect on average of 4.15% and in Nitra it´s 5.64%.

Round trip transaction costs are very low on residential property in Slovakia. See our Slovak Republic property transaction costs analysis and our Slovakia transaction costs compared to other locations.