RaboResearch - Economic Research

Dutch Housing Market Quarterly Dutch version

House price growth reaches dizzying heights, while sales start to decline

While we still expect house prices to increase substantially this year, sales activities seem to reached a turning point on the Dutch housing market. Hampered by an increasing scarcity of homes in almost all regions, we have adjusted our 2018 sales forecast from 250,000 to 235,000 homes, a decline of 3% compared to 2017.

Economic Quarterly Report Dutch version

Dutch economic boom to continue

The Dutch economy will grow by 3.1% in 2018 and by 2.5% in 2019. The global recovery boosts exports and a number of countries offer investment and trade opportunities for Dutch firms. Simultaneously, geopolitical events could have a major impact.


Ik voorspel dat we de volgende crisis ook niet voorspellen (Dutch)

De economische toekomst blijft fundamenteel onvoorspelbaar. Wij economen hebben de verantwoordelijkheid om meer transparantie te bieden over hoe onzeker economische voorspellingen zijn zodat er prudentere economische beslissingen genomen kunnen worden. Scenario analyse is een geschikt hulpmiddel om licht in de duisternis te bieden.