Most foreign investors will purchase in the mid-range and high-end categories. Prices for these range from an average of US$2,700 per sqm for the former to an average of US$3,200 per sqm for the latter. Villas for sale, although not typically applicable for foreign buyers, can cost up to US$4,500 per sqm.
Rental returns are decent in the prime areas of the city. A 1-bedroom can fetch anywhere from US$800, all the way up to US$1,500 per month. If something a little larger is required, then a 2-bedroom will set you back around US$1,400 to US$2,500 per month. This is significantly higher than other major Southeast Asian cities such as Kuala Lumpur or Ho Chi Minh City.