Whether you are interested in investing in Lahore’s real estate market or want to purchase a house with your hard-earned savings, knowing which area is suited best for the purpose is the first and also the most intelligent step to get going. And, nobody knows the most popular areas with houses for sale in Lahore as Zameen does! So, here are the top areas for buying a house in Lahore as per the search trends data of April 2019.
The infographic above showcases the 5 top areas that were searched the most, for a house during April. This data can act as your guide during your search for a new home. We will now discuss each of the 5 areas in detail. We’ll also talk about the most famous sub-areas and their price range. Let’s get started…
With a total search percentage of 23.4%, DHA Defence, Lahore is the most searched locality for houses for sale in Lahore. Phase 6 remains the most popular sub-district here, with 31.3% of the total searches. Phase 5 and Phase 8 follow suit, with 21.2% and 9.6% of the total search percentages respectively.
In terms of price, a 5 marla house in DHA Lahore can be on sale for PKR 1.1 crore to PKR 2.4 crore. Meanwhile, a 10 marla home can cost PKR 1.65 crore to PKR 4.15 crore. A house of 1 kanal in Defence Lahore can be bought for a price range of PKR 2.3 crore to PKR 9.8 crore.
Lahore’s Bahria Town received 7.9% of the total search percentage. Therefore, it ranks as the second best area with houses for sale in Lahore. Sector C and Sector B are the top sub-districts with 28.5% and 28.4% of the total searches respectively. They are followed by Sector D, with 13.2% of the total search percentage.
Prices for a 5 marla home in Bahria Town can vary between PKR 70 lakh to PKR 1.35 crore, while a 10 marla option can cost you from PKR 1.2 crore to PKR 2.6 crore. Houses of 1 kanal in the area are usually priced at PKR 3 crore to PKR 5.5 crore.
Johar Town ranks third on our list with 4.4% of the total searches for buying a house in Lahore during April 2019. Its Phase 1 and Phase 2 are the most popular sub-areas, with 51% and 48.2% of the total searches respectively.
A house of 5 marla in Johar Town carries a price tag of PKR 80 lakh to PKR 1.7 crore. Meanwhile, a house of 10 marla can be on the market for PKR 1.5 crore to PKR 3.25 crore. Moreover, larger houses of 1 kanal may have prices ranging between PKR 2.5 crore to PKR 6.5 crore.
With 2.7% of the total searches, Cantt is the next best area with houses for sale in Lahore. The most popular sub-areas here are Khuda Bux Colony with 15.5%, Saddar with 11.2%, and Ali Park with 10.6% of the total search percentages.
Moving on to houses for sale in Cantt, a 5 marla property can cost around PKR 55 lakh to PKR 1.4 crore. Meanwhile, a house of 10 marla can be priced at PKR 1.35 crore to PKR 2.5 crore, and a 1 kanal structure in Cantt can be on the market for PKR 2.5 crore to 7 crore.
Allama Iqbal Town
Last on our list of localities—but also tied for the fourth spot—for buying a house in Lahore is Allama Iqbal Town with a search percentage of 2.7%. Its Neelam Block received 10.9% of the total searches in April 2019, while Karim Block got 10% of the total searches, followed by Raza Block with 8.2% of the total search percentage.
Prices of a 5 marla house here are around PKR 80 lakh to PKR 1.9 crore. Moreover, expect a 10 marla house in Allama Iqbal Town to be priced at PKR 1.45 crore to PKR 3.5 crore, while a house having an area size of 1 kanal can be bought for PKR 4 crore to PKR 5.25 crore.
This wraps up our list of the top 5 areas with houses for sale in Lahore. If you want to know about other areas with houses for sale in the city, you can check out our Trends page, which features 20 areas for you to explore.
Want to give apartment living a go? There are a number of areas you can consider if you want to invest in an apartment in Lahore. Alternatively, if pre-made houses don’t live up to your expectations, you can always consider investing in a residential plot in some of Lahore’s top localities for a chance to build your dream home as per your specifications. The choice is yours! Happy House Hunting!