Nic Vrieselaar works as an economist at RaboResearch Netherlands.
He covers both the housing market and general developments in the Dutch economy. He previously worked as a financial economic reporter for Dutch weekly news magazine Elsevier. Nic studied economics at Maastricht University.
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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%.