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Financial Information for Residential Property Buyers

Quito, Ecuador: Low prices, good yields of 9%

December 14, 2018

Last Updated: Dec. 12, 2018
Cumbaya - Apartments COST (US$) YIELD (p.a.) PRICE/SQ.M. (US$)
150 sq. m. 199,050 819 4.94% 1,327 5.46
250 sq. m. 315,750 1,345 5.11% 1,263 5.38
450 sq. m. 604,350 2,579 5.12% 1,343 5.73
750 sq. m. 1,170,000 4,568 4.68% 1,560 6.09
Northern Quito - apartments
75 sq. m. 121,575 590 5.82% 1,621 7.86
150 sq. m. 198,000 1,115 6.75% 1,320 7.43
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.
Districts researched
Northern Quito: Bellavista, Gonzalez Suarez, La Carolina and Quito Tenis
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Apartments and houses in Quito, Ecuador both tend to cost around US$900-US$1,000 per square metre (sq. m.) or US$80-US$95 per square foot. (The US$ has been the official currency of Ecuador since the year 2000).

Gross rental yields of apartments in prime districts tend to range from 8% to 9% Houses have similar yields, or perhaps half a per cent less.

Round trip transaction costs are not high in Ecuador. See our Ecuador residential property transaction costs analysis and Residential property transaction costs in Ecuador compared to the continent.


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