Prices 12.7 percent up from dip in June 2013
House prices reached a record high in August 2008. Subsequently, they fell to a low in June 2013. Since then, the trend has been upward. House prices are 11.5 percent below the record level of August 2008 and 12.7 percent higher than during the price dip in June 2013. The average price level of owner-occupied houses in October 2016 is about the same as in July 2005.
House sales further up
According to figures released last Thursday by the Dutch Land Registry Office, 17,339 residential property units were sold in October. During the first ten months of this year 171,258 houses were sold, an increase by 20 percent relative to the first ten months of 2015.
Statistics Netherlands also publishes more detailed information by region and type of dwelling on a quarterly basis. The next set of quarterly data will be published on 20 January 2017.