Great shortage and sharp price increases in owner-occupied housing market continue

News - 18 August 2021 - Communication BK

The supply of homes for sale in the existing housing stock has never been as low as in the second quarter of 2021. The supply of newly build owner-occupied houses has not picked up sufficiently in the last six quarters and in the first quarter of 2021 it even fell back. However, the latent demand for owner-occupied dwellings remains high. The result is an unprecedentedly tight owner-occupied housing market and again a sharp increase in house prices. 

The thirty-fourth Monitor Koopwoningmarkt for the second quarter of 2021 was presented on Wednesday 18 August by the Expertisecentrum Woningwaarde, part of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at TU Delft. 

Read the full article in Dutch here.

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