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An error has been identified in ‘The Index for row houses for Nord-Norge' for the period 2nd quarter 2012 - 1st quarter 2014. This has also affected the total figures. Updated figures for this period are available in StatBank.
Decline in prices for all house types
House prices decreased on average by 1.8 per cent from the second to the third quarter this year. The price of detached houses had the strongest price fall.
|2nd quarter 2013 - 3rd quarter 2013||3rd quarter 2012 - 3rd quarter 2013|
|The whole country||-1.8||2.9|
|Oslo including Bærum||-1.9||0.7|
|Akershus excluding Bærum||0.4||6.6|
|Hedmark and Oppland||-1.1||5.4|
|Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger||-5.0||-0.2|
|Vestlandet excluding Bergen||-3.2||4.6|
|Trøndelag exluding Trondheim||-0.1||6.6|
Detached houses had the largest decline from the second to the third quarter of 2013, with 2.4 per cent. The prices of row houses and flats in blocks decreased by 1.0 and 0.9 per cent respectively.
Strongest price fall in Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger
After a price rise in the previous quarter, the prices of Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger and Western Norway excluding Bergen, decreased by 5.0 per cent and 3.2 per cent respectively from the second to the third quarter. House prices in Oslo, Stavanger and Bergen decreased on average by 1.9 per cent, while in Trondheim, the decline was 0.1 per cent.
2.9 per cent rise during last year
House prices are still 2.9 per cent higher than the same quarter last year. Row houses had the sharpest rise since the third quarter last year, by 3.2 per cent. For detached houses and flats in blocks the prices increased by 2.9 and 2.8 per cent respectively.
A total of 20 297 house sales were used in the index calculations for the third quarter of 2013.