This is evident from figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and the Land Registry. Both new construction and existing owner-occupied homes are included in the figures.
On average, transaction prices for residential properties in the European Union were 7.3% higher in the second quarter. Estonia (+16.1%), followed by Denmark (+15.6%), the Czech Republic (+14.5%), Luxembourg (+13.6%), and Lithuania (+13.3%). . Only Cyprus has recorded a decrease (-5%).
The price increase in the Netherlands is already greater for the fifth consecutive quarter than in the previous quarter. The price of existing owner-occupied homes in particular is rising sharply by 13%. This means that the price increase of existing owner-occupied homes is the highest year-on-year increase in twenty years.
In total, 52,787 owner-occupied homes and 8,793 new-build homes were sold in the second quarter. For existing homes this means that 3.9% fewer homes have been sold and 9.9% more for new construction. In total, the number of homes sold fell by 2.1%, the first decline in the total number of transactions after seven quarters of growth compared to a year earlier.