The Netherlands in the leading group of rising house prices in the European Union

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.

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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.

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