Renzi has resigned as party leader, but he is bound to make a comeback in the spring. The chance of early elections in the fall is a bit larger than that of elections in 2018. In any case, the efficiency of the next government is likely to be weak.
With elections in the Netherlands in three weeks, the eurosceptic PVV party of Geert Wilders still has the lead in the latest opinion polls. What would a future government look like if he wins?
Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version
A record number of almost 215,000 houses were sold in the Netherlands laat year, while prices have risen on average 5%. We expect increasing scarcity to slow sales growth this year, and think prices will rise another 5%.