In Q4 2015, second hand housing prices in France were stableStaff writer ▼ | February 26, 2016
In Q4 2015, prices of second-hand dwellings were slightly increasing for the second quarter in a row: +0.5% quarter-on-quarter according to provisional results, after +0.2% in the previous quarter.
Housing Year-on-year, prices were stable, says Insee
In Île-de-France, prices of second-hand dwellings were virtually stable in Q4 2015 (+0.1%, after +0.4%).
Year-on-year, prices continued to decrease, but more slowly: -0.8% compared with Q4 2014, after -1.6% in the third quarter and -2.5% in the second one. Prices of flats fell by –1.0%, whereas prices of houses were almost stable (-0.2%).
In provincial France, prices of second-hand dwellings rose in Q4 2015: +0.7% q-o-q, after +0.1%. Year-on-year, prices edged up: +0.3% compared to Q4 2014.
There too, prices of houses recovered (+0.7%) while prices of flats were still decreasing (-0.6%). ■