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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.

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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.

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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.

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Further recovery in 2015

The Dutch housing market will recover further in 2015, despite the scaling back of incentive measures. The number of sales will rise further, and the house prices will increase modestly as well.

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Housing market recovery continues

The recovery on the Dutch housing market continues. The market bottomed in mid-2013, in terms of both price and sales numbers. We envisage a strong increase in owner-occupied sales and a small house price increase in 2014 and 2015.

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After the trough

The Dutch housing market will finally grow again in 2014. In terms of both pricing and the number of sales, we are out of the trough. The recovery is not broadbased yet, arrears still increase and the construction sector will pick up in 2015.