With 11,163 homes sold, 2019 was the year in which more residences were sold through mortgages in the last 7 years, according to the Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF).

This increase came mainly from existing homes whose sales amounted to 10, 465 units, 1,109 more than in 2018.

However, sales  of new homes fell to its lowest level in nine years.