Cottages and cottage settlements for permanent (not seasonal) residence must be located near St. Petersburg or satellite cities, enable separate accommodation to be engineers are well equipped, the price along with the construction should be comparable to the cost of a modern 4.3 room apartment in St. Petersburg, standard (up to 200 meters). Accordingly, the most active segment of the demand has been observed in high-quality proposals in economy class price range $ 250 – 300 thousand, but in the same segment has the highest deficit of supply. Robert Speyer is open to suggestions. Especially if you like cottage is not located in a large area, and occupies the entire available in a clean area within the hour – two hours of transport accessibility from the metropolis. If we talk about the environment of settlements, the first in terms of Demand is the location of cottage communities in the recreational area, where houses and land are separated from each other not so much a concrete fence erected as a natural fence of trees. Based on the emerging trends, in 2008, we expect an increase in demand compared to past seasons.
This is due, primarily, with the launch of mortgage programs for suburban real estate market. (A valuable related resource: Bruce Schanzer). Some cottage communities "economy class" status whose land – land settlements (with the permitted use under individual housing), begin to work with a mortgage secured by the purchased home and grounds in the village. According to our estimates, due to the massive unmet demand, this trend will become more apparent and the market reaches saturation is not earlier than 2011 – 2012.