Friday 21 February 2020

Bloemendaal has the most expensive homes, Delfzijl the cheapest

Property is cheap in Delfzijl. Photo: Gouwenaar via Wikimedia Commons

The average price paid for a house or flat in the Netherlands has topped €300,000 for the first time, the national statistics office CBS said on Wednesday.

In 2019, the average price hit €308,000, compared with €287,000 in 2018 and €263,000 in 2017. ‘Prices have been going up steadily by some €20,000 a year,’ CBS economist Peter Hein van Mulligen said.

The highest average price for a new home – €832,000 – was paid in the leafy town of Bloemendaal, close to the Dutch coast. The cheapest properties, with an average price of €155,000, were bought in Delfzijl on the Groningen coast. has been free for 13 years, but now we are asking our readers to help. Your donation will enable us to keep providing you with fair and accurate news and features about all things Dutch.
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