Decrease in prices of second-hand dwellings in the fourth quarter 2012 (-0.3 %)Indexes of prices of second-hand dwellings - 4st Quarter 2012

In the fourth quarter of 2012, according to provisional results, prices of second-hand dwellings went down (-0.3%, s.a. data, of which -0.5% for houses and stability for flats).

In the fourth quarter of 2012, according to provisional results, prices of second-hand dwellings went down (-0.3%, s.a. data, of which -0.5% for houses and stability for flats).

Year-on-year, prices decreased : -1.7%, including -1.1% for flats and -2.1% for houses.

In Île-de-France prices of second-hand dwellings rose slightly in the fourth quarter 2012

In Île-de-France, in the fourth quarter 2012, prices of second-hand dwellings rose by 0.3 % (provisional results, s.a. data). Prices of flats decreased by 0.2 % whereas prices of houses increased by 1.2 %.

Year-on-year, prices in Île-de-France went down (-0.7 %). The decrease was stronger for houses (-1.0 %) than for flats (-0.6 %).

In provincial France, prices decreased in the fourth quarter 2012

In provincial France, prices went down by 0.5 % (s.a. data) in the fourth quarter 2012 : of which +0.1 % for flats and -0.9 % for houses.

Year-on-year, prices of second-hand dwellings in provincial France went down : -2.1 % (-1.6 % for flats and -2.3 % for houses).

Graphique1a – Changes in prices of second-hand dwellings

  • Insee, French notaries - Database Bien, Perval society

Graphique2a – Prices of second-hand dwellings indexes in Île-de-France

  • Insee, French notaries - Database Bien, Perval society

Tableau1a – Prices of second-hand dwellings

Prices of second-hand dwellings
change in
3 months (S.A.) 12 months
2012 Q2 2012 Q3 (sd) 2012 Q4 (p) 2012 Q2 2012 Q3 (sd) 2012 Q4 (p)
France –0,4 –0,6 –0,3 –0,2 –1,6 –1,7
Flats –0,4 –0,4 0,0 0,9 –0,7 –1,1
Houses –0,5 –0,7 –0,5 –1,1 –2,2 –2,1
  • (p) : provisional
  • (sd) : semi-definitive
  • Sources : Insee, French notaries - Database Bien, Perval society

The annual volume of transactions kept on decreasing in the fourth quarter 2012

The annual volume of transactions is estimated at 709 000 over the last 12 months, from January to December 2012, that is to say a decrease of 3.3 % compared with the transactions concluded from October 2011 to September 2012.

Year-on-year, the decrease is stronger (-11.9 % against the transactions concluded from January to December 2011).

Graphique3a – Volume of transactions of second-hand dwellings over the last 12 months

  • CGEDD-Meeddm based on notarial databases and DGFiP

Revisions 

In comparaison to the results released on 4th January, the variation of prices in the third quarter 2012 was revised by -0.2 point (-0.1 point for flats and -0,3 point for houses).

In Île-de-France, the evolution of prices in the third quarter 2012 was revised by -0.3 point (-0,1 point for flats and -0,7 point for houses).

Concerning provincial France, the evolution was revised by -0,2 point (-0,1 point for flats and -0,3 point for houses).

Tableau2a – Evolution of prices of second-hand dwellings in France

Evolution of prices of second-hand dwellings in France
Change in
3 months (S.A.) 12 months
2012 Q2 2012 Q3 (sd) 2012 Q4 (p) 2012 Q2 2012 Q3 (sd) 2012 Q4 (p)
France métropolitaine –0,4 –0,6 –0,3 –0,2 –1,6 –1,7
- Flats –0,4 –0,4 0,0 0,9 –0,7 –1,1
- Houses –0,5 –0,7 –0,5 –1,1 –2,2 –2,1
Île-de-France –0,3 –0,3 0,3 1,4 –0,5 –0,7
Province –0,5 –0,8 –0,5 –1,0 –2,1 –2,1
Flats
Île-de-France –0,2 0,1 –0,2 1,8 0,2 –0,6
- Paris 1,1 0,2 –1,0 2,7 0,7 –1,0
- Seine-et-Marne –1,0 –0,5 0,8 –0,7 –1,0 –0,1
- Yvelines –1,0 –0,3 1,3 0,9 –0,5 0,0
- Essonne –1,6 0,0 1,2 –0,8 –1,8 –0,1
- Hauts-de-Seine –1,3 0,3 0,1 2,3 0,6 –0,4
- Seine-Saint-Denis –1,3 0,2 0,1 0,7 –0,7 –0,7
- Val-de-Marne –1,6 0,1 0,3 1,2 –0,3 –0,2
- Val-d'Oise –1,5 –0,3 1,6 –0,5 –1,7 –0,1
Province –0,5 –0,9 0,1 0,1 –1,7 –1,6
- Agglomérations > 10 000 hab –0,4 –1,0 ** 0,2 –1,5 **
- Villes-centres –0,5 –0,5 ** –0,1 –1,5 **
- Banlieues –0,3 –1,8 ** 0,9 –1,6 **
- Agglomérations < 10 000 hab –1,6 –0,7 ** –1,4 –2,9 **
Houses
Île-de-France –0,6 –1,1 1,2 0,5 –1,8 –1,0
- Seine-et-Marne –0,8 –0,8 0,7 –0,1 –0,9 –0,8
- Yvelines –0,9 –0,9 1,1 0,1 –1,9 –1,6
- Essonne –0,6 –1,2 0,8 0,4 –1,4 –1,6
- Hauts-de-Seine –1,3 –0,3 2,2 0,1 –3,0 –0,5
- Seine-Saint-Denis 0,7 –2,2 1,4 1,9 –2,7 –1,3
- Val-de-Marne –0,2 –1,4 1,5 1,1 –2,3 –1,0
- Val-d'Oise –0,3 –1,2 1,3 0,9 –1,4 –0,1
Province –0,5 –0,7 –0,9 –1,4 –2,2 –2,3
Nord-Pas de Calais 0,1 –0,4 ** –1,5 –1,9 **
- Flats 1,0 –0,4 ** 2,1 1,1 **
- Houses 0,0 –0,4 ** –2,2 –2,5 **
- Lille Houses –1,8 0,0 ** –0,8 –0,8 **
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur –1,0 –1,0 ** –1,8 –3,2 **
- Flats –1,7 –0,9 ** –1,0 –2,8 **
- Houses –0,1 –1,0 ** –2,6 –3,6 **
- Marseille Flats –1,1 –0,2 ** –3,9 –4,1 **
Rhône-Alpes 0,1 –1,1 ** 0,7 –1,1 **
- Flats 0,3 –0,9 ** 1,3 –0,7 **
- Houses –0,1 –1,2 ** 0,2 –1,4 **
- Lyon Flats 0,2 0,1 ** 3,0 1,5 **
  • ** indice released on the 4th April 2013
  • (p) : provisional
  • (sd) : semi-definitive
  • Sources : Insee, French notaries - Database Bien, Perval society