Prices 14.7 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 9.9 percent below the record level of August 2008 and 14.7 percent higher than during the price dip in June 2013. The average price level of owner-occupied houses in January 2017 was the same as in January 2006.
House sales up again
According to figures released last Friday by the Dutch Land Registry Office, 16,555 residential property units were sold in January, a 39 percent increase relative to January 2016 and the highest number ever for the month of January.
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 21 April 2017.