Prices 16.7 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 8.3 percent below the record level of August 2008 and 16.7 percent higher than during the price dip in June 2013. The average price level of owner-occupied houses in April 2017 was about the same as in the spring of 2006.
Number of house sales continues to grow
According to figures released by the Dutch Land Registry Office last Wednesday 16,694 owner-occupied houses were sold in April. The number of houses sold in the first four months of this year totalled 72,605, i.e. an increase by more than one-fifth compared to the same period in 2016.