Dutch house prices 1.4 percent up

20/06/2014 09:30

Prices of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions were on average 1.4 percent higher in May 2014 than in May 2013. In April 2014, the first year-on-year price increase (0.1 percent) in 5 years was recorded. The price level of owner-occupied houses has remained fairly stable for more than a year now. The price index of owner-occupied houses, excluding new constructions – a joint publication by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) and the Land Registry Office – reflects price changes of residential property in the Netherlands.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings
Prices of owner-occupied houses have been stable for more than a year now and are at approximately the same level as in early 2003. They were 20 percent below the record level registered in August 2008.  Prices of owner-occupied houses continue to rise. In the first five months of this year, 51,709 homes were sold, an increase by more than 36 percent relative to the same period last year.

Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings

Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings
More figures can be found on the theme page Prices.

For an interactive illustration of regional developments in house prices and transactions, see Dutch housing market on the map

For more information on economic indicators, see the Economic Monitor.