Amsterdam house prices continue to soar

old houses in AmsterdamHouse prices in Amsterdam continue to soar and the average square metre price is 26% higher than a year ago, according to new research from the national statistics office CBS.

House buyers are now paying an average of €4,190 per square metre for a home in the capital, compared with €3,320 last year.

Throughout the Netherlands, the average price rise is just 1.4% at €2,179.

Utrecht is second on the list of most expensive places to buy a home, with an average square metre price of €2,960. This is up just over 6% on a year ago. In The Hague prices have risen 3.6% and in Rotterdam there was no increase.

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