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House prices up by 3 percent in euro area

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Staff Writer | Wednesday July 13, 2016 8:15AM ET
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Housing in Europe   The highest increases were recorded in Hungary

House prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 3% in the euro area and by 4% in the EU in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the same quarter of the previous year.


Among the Member States for which data are available, the highest annual increases in house prices in the first quarter of 2016 were recorded in Hungary (+15.2%), Austria (+13.4%) and Sweden (+12.5%), while falls were observed in Italy and Cyprus (both -1.2%).

Compared with the previous quarter the highest increases were recorded in Hungary (+5.2%), Austria (+4.2%) and Romania (+3.3%), and the largest falls in Cyprus (-3.4%) and Malta (-2.8%).

 

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