According to statistics, in the first nine months of 2016 the number of real estate transactions reached 703,509, while in September as many as 85,838 transactions were recorded countrywide, up over 1,200 from August. Compared with September 2015, the number of transactions grew by almost 7,500. 

Most of the real estate transactions in the said period were recorded in Bucharest (69,678), followed by the counties of Ilfov (40,158) and Timis (32,836). 

The counties with the fewest real estate transactions in the same period are Gorj (6,538), Covasna (6,415) and Bistrita-Nasaud (6,161). 

In the said period, the number of mortgages and privileges recoded in the Land Registry at national level was 148,267, up by nearly 15,000 against the same period of 2015. (source: