a
Print
version

Rents in the EU Have Increased Together With House Prices

  • 14
Eurostat has studied trends in housing prices and rental rates over the past 11 years.

At first glance, real estate prices and rental rates followed a similar course, but since the 2nd quarter of 2011, the trends have diverged significantly. Rents have been rising steadily since the beginning of the period and until the second quarter of 2021. At the same time, housing prices fluctuated markedly. After a sharp decline between Q2 2011 and Q1 2013, they remained more or less stable between 2013 and 2014. Then, at the beginning of 2015, there was rapid growth, and as a result, housing prices significantly outstripped rents in terms of growth rates.

Data for the 2nd quarter of 2021. Compared to the second quarter of 2020, rents in the EU increased by 1.3%. At the same time, housing prices increased by 7.3%. In the first quarter of 2021, compared with the fourth quarter of 2020, the growth rates were 0.4% and 2.2%, respectively.

Eurostat_01

In 18 EU member states, housing prices have increased more than rents during the period under review. House prices rose in 23 EU countries and decreased only in 4.

The greatest growth was found in:

  • Estonia: + 133%
  • Luxembourg: + 111%
  • Hungary: + 109%

The decline was observed in:

  • Greece: -28%
  • Italy: -13%
  • Cyprus: -8%
  • Spain: -3%

Rent rates have increased in 25 EU member states and decreased in two.

Points of greatest growth:

  • Estonia: + 142%
  • Lithuania: + 109%
  • Ireland: + 66%

The decline was shown in:

  • Greece: -25%
  • Cyprus: -3%
Eurostat_02

Also read:
New Zealanders are Looking For Mortgage Partners in Dating Apps
Buying an Apartment in Tirana is as Difficult as in Milan or Vienna
Luxury Homes Sales in Singapore Have Reached the New High in More Than 10 Years

Source: Eurostat

Quoting conditions of Prian materials

Share the link:
Tags: Immigration, The cost of living, Market Analysis

Read also

Greek Real Estate Market is Changing
All due to major infrastructure projects.
Alicante Reports: How the Most Popular Region of Spain Survived the Pandemic
Bought less, spent more
Northern Cyprus Real Estate. Lockdown, Remote Transactions and Other Trends
Prices are standing still, but it's becoming easier to negotiate with developers
Real Estate is Getting More Expensive in in the west of France and Ile-de-France
The pandemic forced buyers to move to the suburbs for spacious realty.
Como Lake Attracts Foreigners. Prices and Sales Are Growing
Despite the fact that Lombardy has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic the most.
Accommodation in Sicily For 1 Euro
Castiglione di Sicilia is located on the slopes of Mount Etna, close to Taormina and the beaches...