RaboResearch - Economic Research

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Outlook 2016: green surrounded by orange

In an international climate where so many indicators are orange, we should count our blessings for now that the Netherlands is set to be a green oasis both this year and next. Things have looked rather different in recent years.

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.

Economic Comment Dutch version

Ongoing positive momentum of Dutch housing market

The latest figures from the Dutch Association of Real Estate Brokers (the NVM) are positive. Both the number of purchase contracts and the median house price rose relatively strongly in the second quarter of this year. The outlook is positive.