Prices owner-occupied houses 6.7 percent higher

Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) in February 2017 were on average 6.7 percent higher than in February 2016. The rise in prices has been consistently above 6 percent in the past three months. Residential property prices have risen since June 2013, according to the price index of owner-occupied houses, a joint publication by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry Office. CBS publishes this price index around the 21st day of each month.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings
Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings
 mutation
2013 M-7.2
2013 A-7.8
2013 M-8.4
2013 J-9.8
2013 J-5.1
2013 A-4.5
2013 S-4.1
2013 O-4
2013 N-5
2013 D-3.8
2014 J-0.5
2014 F-1.7
2014 M-2.1
2014 A0.1
2014 M1.4
2014 J2.2
2014 J1.9
2014 A1.7
2014 S1.7
2014 O2.2
2014 N2.3
2014 D2
2015 J2.1
2015 F2.4
2015 M2.7
2015 A2.3
2015 M2.6
2015 J2.6
2015 J2.7
2015 A2.5
2015 S3.5
2015 O3.4
2015 N3.8
2015 D3.2
2016 J4.1
2016 F3.8
2016 M4.3
2016 A4.2
2016 M4.3
2016 J4.6
2016 J4.9
2016 A6
2016 S5.9
2016 O5.6
2016 N6
2016 D6.7
2017 J6.4
2017 F6.7

Prices 15.1 percent up from dip in June 2013

In August 2008 house prices reached a record. Subsequently, they fell to a low in June 2013. Since then, the trend has been upward. House prices are currently 9.6 percent below the record level of August 2008 and 15.1 percent higher relative to the price dip in June 2013. The average price level of owner-occupied houses in February 2017 was about the same as in January 2016.

Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings
Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings
 index
2013 M86.9
2013 A85.7
2013 M84.5
2013 J84
2013 J85
2013 A85.2
2013 S85
2013 O84.8
2013 N84.5
2013 D85
2014 J85.3
2014 F85.3
2014 M85.1
2014 A85.7
2014 M85.7
2014 J85.9
2014 J86.6
2014 A86.6
2014 S86.5
2014 O86.7
2014 N86.5
2014 D86.7
2015 J87.1
2015 F87.3
2015 M87.4
2015 A87.7
2015 M87.9
2015 J88.2
2015 J88.9
2015 A88.8
2015 S89.5
2015 O89.7
2015 N89.8
2015 D89.5
2016 J90.6
2016 F90.7
2016 M91.2
2016 A91.4
2016 M91.7
2016 J92.3
2016 J93.3
2016 A94.1
2016 S94.9
2016 O94.7
2016 N95.2
2016 D95.5
2017 J96.4
2017 F96.7

Again more owner-occupied houses sold

According to figures released by the Dutch Land Registry Office last Friday, 17,708 houses were sold in February. In the first two months of 2017, 34,263 houses were sold, an increase of 28 percent compared to the same period in 2016.

CBS also publishes price information by region and type of dwelling on a quarterly basis. The next quarterly results will be available on 21 April.

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