Real estate investment in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The sale of real estate to foreigners is not restricted in Bosnia and Herzegovina: one can buy, lease and sell housing and commercial real estate in the country.

Statistics confirm the liquidity of investments: every quarter, residential real estate prices grow by an average of 1,5%. Five years ago, an apartment of 100 m² cost an average of €98,000, and today it is being sold for €118,000.

€1,177

Average price per 1 m²

1,5%

Average price growth per quarter

5-8% + €330—1,500

Associated costs, of the property value

Cost of a 3-bedroom apartment in Bosnia and Herzegovina

€400,000

Apartment in the centre of Sarajevo

€270,000

Apartment in the New Sarajevo municipality

€200,000

Apartment in Sarajevo, within a 15-minute drive from the city centre

Bosnia and Herzegovina residence permit or citizenship by real estate investment

Owners of any property, residential or commercial, can get a residence permit in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The property value does not matter.

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Frequently asked questions

  • Can foreigners buy property in Bosnia?

    Yes. The sale of real estate to foreigners in Bosnia and Herzegovina is not limited: you can buy, rent out, and sell residential and commercial real estate.

    Owners of residential or commercial real estate in Bosnia and Herzegovina can obtain a temporary residence permit in the country. There are no minimal investment requirements.

  • What is the cost of living in Bosnia?

    According to Numbeo.com, a single person estimated monthly expenses are €463.

    Housing in Bosnia and Herzegovina is inexpensive. Renting a one-room apartment in the centre of Sarajevo will cost an average of €280 per month. In the suburbs of the capital, rent is lower by €90—150.

  • Can British citizens buy property in Bosnia?

    Yes. Bosnia and Herzegovina has no restrictions for foreigners who want to buy real estate in the country.

    Owners of residential or commercial real estate in Bosnia and Herzegovina can obtain a temporary residence permit in the country. There are no minimum investment requirements.