In Q4 2015, house prices stabilized year-on-yearHouse price index - 4th Quarter 2015

In Q4 2015, house prices slightly decreased compared to the previous quarter (-0.5%, not-seasonally adjusted data) after having risen in Q3 2015 (+1.4%). This slight downturn was driven by second-hand dwellings (-0.5%) while prices of new dwellings remained stable.

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Paru le : 12/04/2016

In Q4 2015, house prices slightly decreased compared to the previous quarter (−0.5%, not-seasonally adjusted data) after having risen in Q3 2015 (+1.4%). This slight downturn was driven by second-hand dwellings (−0.5%) while prices of new dwellings remained stable.

Year-on-year, house prices stabilized

Year-on-year, house prices were practically stable in Q4 2015 (+0.1%), ending an uninterrupted decrease since three years and a half. In details, second-hand dwellings prices were stable while new dwellings prices kept increasing (+1.7% after +1.6% in Q3 2015).

Revisions

The index has been revised to include transactions recorded after the previous publication. Compared to the publication of 20 January 2016, the year-on-year variation of housing prices in Q3 2015 has been revised downward by 0.3 points: it stands at −1.5% instead of −1.2%.

OLE_LINK2 – House price index

Base 100: 2010
House price index
Weights 2015 (%) Index 2015 Q4 (p) Percentage change compared with the previous quarter (p) Percentage change compared with the same quarter of the previous year (p)
All dwellings 100.0 100.6 −0.5 0.1
new dwellings 10.8 106.1 0.0 1.7
second-hand dwellings 89.2 99.9 −0.5 0.0
  • Raw data
  • (p) Provisional data
  • Scope: metropolitan France except Corsica
  • Source: INSEE, SOeS, French notaries – Database Bien, Perval

Documentation

Methodology (pdf, 175 Ko)