Highest house price increase in Netherlands in almost nine yearsStaff Writer | July 26, 2016
Prices of owner-occupied houses (excluding new constructions) were on average 4.6 percent higher in June 2016 than in June 2015.
The Netherlands In August 2008, house prices reached a record high
In August 2008, house prices reached a record high. Subsequently, they fell to a low in June 2013. Since then, residential property prices have shown an upward trend. House prices are 13.8 percent below the record level of August 2008, but 9.8 percent higher than during the price dip in June 2013.
The average price level of owner-occupied houses in June 2016 was about the same as in January 2005.
According to figures released by the Dutch Land Registry Office, 17,862 houses were sold in June. During the first six months of this year 93,212 houses were sold, an increase by almost one-quarter compared to the same period in 2015. ■