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Transfer of properties

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53 986

transfer of properties in the 4. quarter of 2018

Registered transfers of real property and property owned through a housing ccoperative. Preliminary figures
4th quarter 20184th quarter 2018Change in per centChange in per cent
TransfersShare4th quarter 2017 - 4th quarter 20184th quarter 2013 - 4th quarter 2018
Real estate
All transfers53 986100.01.28.6
Establishment of lease4791-4.8-0.8
Transfer of lease3 44761.10.8
Transfer of title total50 060931.39.3
Transfer of title, free market sale32 304602.16.6
Transfer of title, donation4 1068-5.967.9
Transfer of title, compulsory sale and eminent domain272118.319.8
Transfer of title, licensed and inheritance of decedent estate7 57314-0.48.0
Transfer of title, other and not specified5 805113.90.0
Property owned through a housing cooperative
Transfer of title total10 9631003.2
Transfer of title, free market sale8 834812.1
Transfer of title, donation1511-3.2
Transfer of title, compulsory sale and eminent domain4404.8
Transfer of title, licensed and inheritance of decedent estate1 287128.8
Transfer of title, other and not specified64769.3

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Table 1 
Registered transfers of real property

Registered transfers of real property
TransfersNotified amount (NOK million)
4th quarter 20154th quarter 20164th quarter 20174th quarter 201814th quarter 20154th quarter 20164th quarter 20174th quarter 20181
1Preliminary figures.
The whole country52 97754 06953 34953 986109 171120 291126 293135 803
 
Østfold2 7282 7213 0972 8005 3225 8447 4516 643
Akershus5 3275 4405 7475 91516 62319 41622 53022 568
Oslo4 3604 6974 1044 69518 16323 06220 59725 712
Hedmark2 5862 7042 7342 8473 1113 6514 0154 946
Oppland2 9063 0422 9663 0683 6073 7554 2624 585
Buskerud3 5423 7903 6213 8346 5037 6007 7479 598
Vestfold2 3242 3582 3282 5594 9795 3155 6186 523
Telemark2 0782 1792 1162 0622 6043 1383 1473 463
Aust-Agder1 6441 5761 5681 4832 3372 2272 5032 224
Vest-Agder2 1262 2372 1762 2193 8344 2234 4014 451
Rogaland3 8353 7483 8833 7329 4018 7519 9379 634
Hordaland4 8704 9354 6364 83710 14810 97610 91411 799
Sogn og Fjordane1 2821 2111 1861 1351 3101 3761 5471 453
Møre og Romsdal2 8262 7562 6312 5453 9983 9694 0164 165
Trøndelag0024 70900210 019
Sør-Trøndelag (-2017)3 1393 3733 32007 2827 5067 6590
Nord-Trøndelag (-2017)1 4871 5141 48603 0052 0402 1030
Nordland3 1453 0742 9802 8553 2813 4713 5173 591
Troms - Romsa1 8431 8281 7431 8052 8953 0973 3323 417
Finnmark - Finnmárku9298861 0258867678769951 011

Table 2 
Registered transfers of real property, by type of property

Registered transfers of real property, by type of property
4th quarter 20154th quarter 20164th quarter 20174th quarter 20181
1Preliminary figures.
All properties52 97754 06953 34953 986
Dwelling property total36 80837 69137 76439 272
Dwelling property with building35 03235 77335 91537 762
Dwelling property without building1 7761 9181 8491 510
Holiday property total9 0679 6859 1988 754
Holiday property with buildingl7 8307 9617 6447 392
Holiday property without building1 2371 7241 5541 362
Agricultural/forestry property total2 1811 9821 9311 716
Agricultural/forestry property with building1 8241 5881 5471 383
Agricultural/forestry property without building357394384333
Commercial/office property total936971947890
Commercial/office property with building873894813814
Commercial/office property without building637713476
Industrial property total661693611653
Industrial property with building519524474492
Industrial property without building142169137161
Communication purposes175137142134
Other2 8882 6352 5392 245
Not specified261275217322

Table 3 
Registered transfers of real property, by type of transfer and type of property. Preliminary figures

Registered transfers of real property, by type of transfer and type of property. Preliminary figures
Establishment of leaseTransfer of leaseTransfer of title
TotalFree market saleDonationCompulsory sale and eminent domainLicensed decedent estateInheritance of decedent estateOther and not specified
4th quarter 2018
All properties4793 44750 06032 3044 1062722 2945 2795 805
Dwelling property total481 73437 49026 4942 7051901 4873 4783 136
Dwelling property with building161 72036 02625 4352 5891751 4503 4102 967
Dwelling property without building32141 4641 059116153768169
Holiday property total2681 4886 9983 85083729429970883
Holiday property with buildingl1831 4505 7592 98770924397888754
Holiday property without building85381 23986312853282129
Agricultural/forestry property total2111 70352737213171388232
Agricultural/forestry property with building0111 37238933612137318180
Agricultural/forestry property without building20331138361347052
Commercial/office property total1078802341974578322
Commercial/office property with building775732304863967308
Commercial/office property without building3370371161114
Industrial property total2745581304139729219
Industrial property with building1343436199127728183
Industrial property without building142145105120136
Communication purposes01133195600103
Other111822 05276913115131285721
Not specified13830103432451189

Table 4 
Transfer of dwelling properties with building, free market sale, by type of dwelling. Preliminary figures

Transfer of dwelling properties with building, free market sale, by type of dwelling. Preliminary figures
TotalDetached housesHouses with 2 dwelling unitsRow housesMulti-dwellingOther buildingsUnknown
4th quarter 2018
The whole country25 43510 2722 2711 9499 3621 276305
Østfold1 50871213116534813517
Akershus3 6571 1563773901 6129527
Oslo2 5873231871101 8795434
Hedmark1 11263783502468610
Oppland88554288381753111
Buskerud1 7047271821455607614
Vestfold1 380675122714287212
Telemark6644725114655210
Aust-Agder5122814326115398
Vest-Agder1 06942585923965912
Rogaland2 2769422012957408018
Hordaland2 4827752162231 11812129
Sogn og Fjordane349163413577276
Møre og Romsdal1 149491171783001009
Trøndelag2 16983517114577817169
Nordland93059862381754710
Troms - Romsa8183925325314277
Finnmark - Finnmárku184126793642

Table 5 
Transfers of holiday properties with building, free market sale. Preliminary figures

Transfers of holiday properties with building, free market sale. Preliminary figures
4th quarter 2018
Transfers, totalTotal purchase price (NOK million)Purchase price per transfer (NOK 1 000)Transfers of titleTotal purchase price, transfer of title (NOK million)Purchase price per transfer of title (NOK 1 000)Transfers of leasesTotal purchase price on transfer of lease (NOK million)Purchase price, transfer of lease (NOK 1 000)
The whole country3 9737 3521 8502 9875 7381 9219861 6141 637
 
Østfold1152392 080751712 28140681 703
Akershus and Oslo871832 106751562 08012272 271
Hedmark4468111 8192754941 7971713171 855
Oppland5341 0391 9454017461 8601332932 199
Buskerud6201 4852 3964671 2102 5911532761 802
Vestfold932412 586651892 90828521 840
Telemark3346131 8352625201 98672921 283
Aust-Agder1833882 1181433502 4484037937
Vest-Agder2115042 3901443562 473671482 210
Rogaland1202121 767861461 70134661 936
Hordaland2645161 9542484931 98716231 448
Sogn og Fjordane901061 17376881 16414171 218
Møre og Romsdal1361681 2381201531 2711616991
Trøndelag3965191 3102954211 42810197964
Nordland1911859681461439814542927
Troms - Romsa84931 11079831 0555101 977
Finnmark - Finnmárku695072230175733933836

Table 6 
Transfers of dwelling properties with building, free market sale. Preliminary figures

Transfers of dwelling properties with building, free market sale. Preliminary figures
4th quarter 2018
Transfers, totalTotal purchase price (NOK million)Purchase price per transfer (NOK 1 000)Transfers of titleTotal purchase price, transfer of title (NOK million)Purchase price per transfer of title (NOK 1 000)Transfers of leasesTotal purchase price on transfer of lease (NOK million)Purchase price, transfer of lease (NOK 1 000)
The whole country26 402100 9893 82525 43598 2773 8649672 7122 805
 
Østfold1 6435 3183 2371 5084 9273 2671353922 901
Akershus3 71618 0734 8643 65717 8074 869592664 501
Oslo2 64418 0496 8272 58717 7336 854573175 556
Hedmark1 1463 2932 8731 1123 2222 89834702 067
Oppland9362 5112 6828852 3862 697511242 438
Buskerud1 7326 6333 8301 7046 5573 84828762 731
Vestfold1 4615 2653 6041 3805 0333 647812322 864
Telemark7122 0312 8536641 9302 907481012 107
Aust-Agder5431 3332 4555121 2692 47831642 075
Vest-Agder1 0883 2813 0161 0693 2373 02819442 313
Rogaland2 2827 7173 3822 2767 7053 3856121 951
Hordaland2 5309 3983 7152 4829 2453 725481543 201
Sogn og Fjordane3749522 5473498822 52925702 799
Møre og Romsdal1 1603 1572 7221 1493 1272 72111312 792
Trøndelag2 2737 6823 3802 1697 4273 4241042552 456
Nordland1 0092 6212 5979302 4482 632791732 187
Troms - Romsa8282 9303 5398182 9053 55110252 503
Finnmark - Finnmárku3257422 2841844362 3671413072 175

Table 7 
Transfers of properties owned through a housing cooperative. Preliminary figures

Transfers of properties owned through a housing cooperative. Preliminary figures
TransfersNotified amount (NOK million)Joint debt in total (NOK million)
4th quarter 2018
The whole country10 96322 7143 786
Østfold7091 027174
Akershus7481 740200
Oslo3 42610 325820
Hedmark393582106
Oppland21937844
Buskerud6011 043154
Vestfold560840161
Telemark499536145
Aust-Agder534129
Vest-Agder20028568
Rogaland503836214
Hordaland9531 725244
Sogn og Fjordane7810418
Møre og Romsdal24328679
Trøndelag8811 538261
Nordland466657218
Troms - Romsa359649152
Finnmark - Finnmárku7212020

Table 8 
Number of transferred dwellings owned through a housing cooperative, by type of dwelling. Preliminary figures

Number of transferred dwellings owned through a housing cooperative, by type of dwelling. Preliminary figures
TotalDetached housesHouses with 2 dwelling unitsRow housesMulti-dwellingOther buildingsUnknown
4th quarter 2018
The whole country8 820881731 1257 3423854
Østfold55351611241136
Akershus57691310145111
Oslo2 8106111302 66012
Hedmark3151385024310
Oppland17712124610700
Buskerud50612198938231
Vestfold4538118135300
Telemark3854137528733
Aust-Agder340123100
Vest-Agder161051214310
Rogaland402667331502
Hordaland7501117166511
Sogn og Fjordane62111292100
Møre og Romsdal1971153414223
Trøndelag71138735861229
Nordland3607108225173
Troms - Romsa312034725831
Finnmark - Finnmárku5600183602
Unknown0000000

Table 9 
Free market sales of property owned through a housing coopertive. Number, purchase price and joint debt. Preliminary figures

Free market sales of property owned through a housing coopertive. Number, purchase price and joint debt. Preliminary figures
Transfers, totalTotal purchase price (NOK million)Purchase price per transfer (NOK 1 000)Joint debt in total (NOK million)1Joint debt per transfer (NOK 1 000)Total purchase price per transfer included joint debt (NOK 1 000)
1Figures on joint debt are based on information on sellers joint debt in the housing cooperative at the end of the year before the sale took place. If figures on joint debt are missing, it is estimated.
4th quarter 2018
The whole country8 82021 9382 4873 0323442 831
Østfold5539941 7971642972 094
Akershus5761 6742 9061783103 216
Oslo2 8109 9953 5577642723 829
Hedmark3155551 7631103482 111
Oppland1773682 080482682 348
Buskerud5061 0132 0011703372 338
Vestfold4538141 7961733822 178
Telemark3855201 3511363541 705
Aust-Agder34391 143226411 784
Vest-Agder1612721 687613802 067
Rogaland4028122 0202085162 536
Hordaland7501 6452 1932323102 503
Sogn og Fjordane621021 648162641 912
Møre og Romsdal1972791 414844281 842
Trøndelag7111 4782 0792543582 437
Sør-Trøndelag (-2017)000000
Nord-Trøndelag (-2017)000000
Nordland3606311 7512045662 317
Troms - Romsa3126362 0391956252 664
Finnmark - Finnmárku561122 008122072 215
Unknown000000

About the statistics

The statistics comprise the number and value of registered transfers of real property and registered transfers of property owned through a housing cooperative. For dwellings and holiday homes sold on the free market, both total and average purchase prices are published.

Definitions

Definitions of the main concepts and variables

Registered amount

Registered amount comprises mainly purchase prices. If the transfer is free of charge, the value of the property stated on the deed of conveyance is used.

Average purchase price per transfer

An average purchase price is calculated for the following types of properties and transfers:

  • Dwelling property with building, title to land, free market sale and purchase price reported.
  • Holiday property with building, title to land, free market sale and purchase price reported.
  • Holiday home on leased site, free market sale and purchase price reported.
  • Dwelling owned through a housing cooperative.

Transfer

A transfer does not only comprise ordinary sale, but also donation, compulsory sale and eminent domain, licensed decedent estate, inheritance of decedent estate and other. A transfer can also comprise one or several cadastral units. For properties with more than one owner, a transfer can also be a part of a property.

Free market sale

Free market sale means that the property is sold for a price corresponding to the market value. The property is not always announced for sale on the free market.

Standard classifications

Type of building

Type of property

Type of transfer

Administrative information

Name and topic

Name: Transfer of properties
Topic: Construction, housing and property

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Responsible division

Division for Housing, Property, Spatial and Agricultural Statistics

Regional level

The statistics are published at county and municipality level.

Frequency and timeliness

The statistics are published quarterly. Preliminary figures are published about 6 weeks after end of quarter. Usually, final figures are available about 32 weeks after end of quarter. The difference between preliminary and final figures is under 1 per cent.

The statistics are based on the date of registration. This date can be several weeks or months later than the date of sale. Data from finn.no from 2016 show that dwelling properties in average are sold 2-3 mounths before the date of registration.

International reporting

Not relevant

Microdata

Microdata are stored in Statistics Norway.

Background

Background and purpose

The aim is to provide statistics on the extent of transfers of real property in Norway. The statistics have comprised the present level of details since 1991. With fewer details the statistics go back to 1836. However, statistics are lacking for the years 1981-1983.

As from 2017 registered transfers of property owned through a housing cooperative are included.

Users and applications

Users are public institutions, estate agents, media and people in general.

Equal treatment of users

No external users have access to the statistics and analyses before they are published and accessible simultaneously for all users on ssb.no at 8 am. Prior to this, a minimum of three months' advance notice is given in the Statistics Release Calendar. Read more about principles for equal treatement of all users on ssb.no.

Coherence with other statistics

Since 1991 Statistics Norway has worked out the quarterly House Price Index , which provides current price statistics for the housing market.

Statistics Norway also works out statistics on registered transfers of agricultural properties . This statistics are based on the properties defined as agricultural properties in the farm register owned by Norwegian Agriculture Agency.

Legal authority

The Statistics Act §§ 2-1, 3-2.

EEA reference

Not relevant

Production

Population

The statistics comprise all registered transfer of real property (and from 2017 registered transfer of property owned through a housing cooperative) and not only real sales. In addition to sales on the free market, the statistics also include donations, forced sales, expropriations, licensed decent estates, inheritance of decent estate and other registered transfers of title. The statistics include three types of real property: parcels, leases and sections of buildings registered as freehold.

Transfer of real property may occur without registration, but this is very uncommon.

A few transfers include more than one dwelling property unit or holiday property unit.

Data sources and sampling

The statistics are based on data from two governmental administrative registers: the Register of Deeds ("Grunnboka") and the Norwegian Cadastre system (real properties, addresses, buildings and cadastral map). The Norwegian Mapping Authority has been managing the latter register for many years and has in the period 2004-2007 gradually taken over the management of the Register of Deeds from the local courts.

The statistics comprise all registered transfers of real property.

Collection of data, editing and estimations

Data from the registers mentioned in chapter 3.2 are forwarded via file transfer and API to Statistics Norway.

The data are subject to computerized controls to detect lacks, errors, extreme values and lack of coherence. Data are corrected by means of additional information from the Register of Real Properties, Addresses and Buildings.

Mainly, the statistics comprise counting of transfers by various characteristics, e.g. type of property, type of transfer, with/without building and type of dwelling. Registered amount in NOK is also added up.

Registered amount is estimated as follows:

If the purchase price is above NOK 1, the registered amount is based on the purchase price. If the purchase price is NOK 1 or less, the registered amount is based on the value of the property stated on the deed of conveyance.

As from 2017 registered transfer of property owned through a housing cooperative is included. Data on share of common debt in the cooperatve come from tax statistics for persons. If data on debt is missing, an average value is used.

 

Seasonal adjustment

Not relevant

Confidentiality

Figures based on less than three units (transfers) are not published if this causes risk for identifying any of the units concerned. Furthermore, figures are not published if more than 90 per cent of the registered amount originates from a single unit.

Comparability over time and space

Statistics on transfers of real property exist as a continuous time series from 1836 to 1980. The statistics show the number of transfers and the registered amount, distributed on urban and rural areas. In addition, as from 1852 to 1980 a time series is available on average price per unit of assessed site value for agricultural properties sold on the free market.

Up to and including 1980, the statistics were based on aggregated data forwarded directly from local courts to Statistics Norway. The Register of Real Properties, Addresses and Buildings was established around 1980. The intension was to use this register as base for the statistics as from 1981. However, at that time data from several municipalities were lacking and the data quality for municipalities included was partially poor. Due to this, statistics are lacking for the years 1981-1983. As from 1984 statistics are published again, but for some years data were still of rather poor quality. Statistics at present level of details are published as from 1991.

Before 2006, the statistics were published in this way: 1st quarter, 1st half year, 1.-3. quarter and the whole year. As from 2006, the statistis are published quarterly.

Average price per transfer is published for transfers of dwelling properties with building and holiday properties with building. Properties without purchase price reported are not included. Dwelling property refers to detached houses, semi-detached houses, row-houses, flats in multi dwelling houses etc. Percentage of different dwelling types varies over time. For holiday properties a few transfers may include more than one holiday property unit. Due to these circumstances, the average value do not describe the price trend for a specific type of dwelling or holiday property, particularly not when the average figure is based on just a few transfers. Therefore, average prices are not published for a lower level than county.

Accuracy and reliability

Sources of error and uncertainty

The statistics are based mainly on information reported in connection with registration of title to property and thus considered to be reliable. Misclassification of type of property and type of dwelling may occur.

In the period 2004-2007 the number of registered transfers classified as other type of property and other type of dwelling has increased. Registered transfers not specified have also increased. During the control routine we are not able to replace all of the transfers with the correct classification.

Errors originate from data processing in Statistics Norway are considered to be insignificant.

There are formal procedures to be followed when registering a real property. Consequently, non-response does not exist. Delay in the updating of the relevant registers may cause minor lacks in the preliminary statistics.

As from 2017 registered transfer of property owned through a housing cooperative is included. Data on the share of common debt in the cooperatve come from tax statistics for persons. If data on debt is missing, an average value is used.

Revision

Not relevant