House prices more than 8 percent higher again

© Peter Hilz
In November 2017, prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 8.2 percent higher than in the same month last year. The price rise was the same as in October 2017, when the highest price increase in almost 16 years was recorded. 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

The price index owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) is one of the inflation indicators incorporated in the price dashboard.

Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings
Prices of existing owner-occupied dwellings
 change
2014 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
2017 M7.3
2017 A7.4
2017 M7.8
2017 J8
2017 J7.6
2017 A7.8
2017 S7.3
2017 O8.2
2017 N8.2

Prices 22.5 percent up from dip in June 2013

In August 2008, house prices reached a record high. Subsequently, they fell to a low in June 2013. Since then, the trend has been upward. House prices are currently still almost 4 percent below the record level of August 2008 and 22.5 percent higher than during the price dip in June 2013. The average price level of owner-occupied houses in November 2017 was about the same as in June 2007.

Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings
Price index of existing owner-occupied dwellings
 index
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
2017 M97.8
2017 A98.1
2017 M98.9
2017 J99.6
2017 J100.5
2017 A101.5
2017 S101.8
2017 O102.5
2017 N103

Number of house sales continues to grow

According to figures released last Monday by the Dutch Land Registry Office, 19,647 houses were sold in November. The total number of houses sold in the first eleven months of this year was 215,462, representing an increase of almost 14 percent compared to the same period in 2016.

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