House prices growing at fastest rate for seven years

Prijsindex-bestaande-koopwoningen-15-12-15House prices are rising at their fastest rate since the market peaked in 2008, latest CBS figures show.

The average sale price in November was 3.8% higher than a year earlier, a rate of growth not seen since April 2008. The growth rate has been above 3% for the last three months, though houses are still 16% lower in value than they were when the market peaked in August that year.

The average price paid for a house in the Netherlands in November was €235,000, €15,000 more than 12 months earlier.


The number of registered sales stood at 15,545, an increase of 24% compared to a year ago.

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