Almost all transactions were for the high- and mid-end segments and are located in convenient places, the department said.
Some projects had many sales in January, including Season Avenue, Ha Dong; An Binh City-Bac Tu Liem; Sunshine Riverside Tay Ho and Romance Plaza, Ha Dong.
Meanwhile, there were 1,900 successful transactions in the southern metropolis Ho Chi Minh City, up by 8.6% compared with the figure recorded in December 2017.
Customers paid attention to apartments having one or two bedrooms and price at about VND1 billion (US$44,000) per unit, but the supply was low.
Average offered price of an apartment in January rose 0.14% against the December price, of which, the price surged 0.17% for high-end apartments, 0.05% for mid-end apartments and 0.56% for affordable apartments.
Price of house on land had an increase of 0.24% compared with December.