House Price Index
House prices up by 4.9% on a year before
- 3rd Quarter 2014
22 December 2014
In the third quarter of 2014, the House Price Index (HPI) increased 4.9% when compared with the third quarter of the previous year. This annual rate of change was 1.0 percentage point (p.p.) lower than the observed in the second quarter of 2014. When compared with the previous quarter, the HPI decreased 0.4%.
The HPI for existing dwellings increased 4.3% in the third quarter of 2014 when compared with the same period of 2013. The new dwellings market segment observed a 5.9% price increase over the same period.
The house sales indicator recorded a total of 20,454 transactions in the third quarter of 2014, 0.8% more than in the same period of 2013.