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Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

House prices on course to hit new peak

On the Dutch housing market, more transactions than ever in the first quarter: 55,911 homes changed owners. Prices rose by 6.8% in the first quarter compared to the first quarter last year. We expect a price increase of at least 6.5% for 2017.

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

Dutch housing market to maintain higher sales levels next year

House prices and sales will increase this year and next, due to the economic recovery, the good affordability and high consumer confidence. We expect this to be stronger than the issue of negative equity and the tightening of lending criteria.