The number of new property trading firms established during January and February this year surged 88.8 percent from the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office.

The real-estate sector also saw a large number of firms resuming operations, up 52.8 percent from a year ago.

The property sector was also the second most attractive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), reporting an influx of 111.43 million USD, accounting for 9.3 percent of the total FDI into the country during that period, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.-VNA