In april 2010, the demand for new dwellings to buy decreases significantly in the real-estate developmentQuaterly business survey in the real-estate development - April 2010

Warning: Surveys are now published under the new nomenclature of French activities, NAF rev. 2 (Revision 2). The seasonal factors were updated during this investigation.

tableau1 – Building construction economic outlook

Balances of opinion, in %, SA
Building construction economic outlook
Mean* Apr. 09 Jul. 09 Oct. 09 Jan. 10
New dwelling demand
- dwellings to buy –32 –42 –27 –15 –33
- dwellings to rent 21 8 7 4 16
Expected housing starts –13 –18 –8 10 1
Expected housing starts for rental housing only 2 4 17 –5 14
Unsold dwelling stock tendency –28 –57 –49 –53 –34
Housing average price for sale 9 –25 –27 –8 –10
Downpayment –20 –35 –23 –13 –24
Financing capacity –19 –30 –16 –9 –28
  • * Mean since july 1991.

Price – Housing average price for sale