According to Statistics Finland, prices of old detached houses in Finland rose by 7.6 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year during the first quarter of this year.
Sales volumes of this type of house also increased by 2.7 per cent in January-March compared with the previous quarter.
During the first quarter, almost 18 per cent more old detached houses were sold than at the same time last year, up to 45 per cent more home sales in Helsinki and just over 16 per cent more elsewhere in the country.
According to the State Number Crushing Agency, the data were based on a property price index using the National Land Survey of Finland’s real estate transaction listings.
Prices rose the most (6.6 per cent) in municipalities with more than 100,000 inhabitants. The largest increase in market prices (8.5 per cent) took place in municipalities with a population of 20,000–59,999. A similar rise in prices was also observed in municipalities with less than 20,000 inhabitants, according to Statistics Finland.
The weakest market prices for old detached houses rose in municipalities with a population of 60,000 to 100,000, where prices rose by 5.3 per cent.
The average price per square meter of detached houses in the Greater Helsinki area was EUR 3,555 per square meter. Elsewhere in the country, the average price per square meter was 1,606 euros.
Overall, house prices rose by 1.6 per cent from the corresponding period of the previous year. However, according to Statistics Finland, plot prices fell by almost four per cent compared to the last quarter of last year.
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