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Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch housing market continues to gain momentum

Confidence among Dutch households in the market for owner-occupied homes is and remains high. We are anticipating a rise to around 230,000 sales a year, and as regards the house price we anticipate an average annual rise of 5% for 2016 and 2017.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Dutch housing market: more sales and higher prices

The Dutch house price and the number of transactions will continue to rise during the coming quarters. Growing purchasing power, rising employment, improving affordability and falling interest rates are the most positive factors.

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

Further growth Dutch housing market expected in 2015 and 2016

On the Dutch housing market, prices and sales will increase in 2015 and 2016, due to the economic recovery, low mortgage rate and high confidence. This is expected to be stronger than the stricter lending criteria and the residual debt problem.