Rise in prices for all dwelling types
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The house price index measures the development of the value of the housing stock. House prices increased by 3.9 per cent during the second quarter of 2014, and were 1.4 per cent higher than the same quarter of 2013.

Price index for existing dwellingsQ2 2014



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An error was identified in ‘The Index for row houses for Nord-Norge' for the period 2nd 2012 - 1st quarter 2014. This also affected the total figures. Updated figures for this period are available in StatBank .

Rise in prices for all dwelling types

House prices increased on average by 3.8 per cent during the second quarter of 2014, and were 1.4 per cent higher than the same quarter of 2013.

House price index. Change in per cent
1st quarter 2014 - 2nd quarter 20142nd quarter 2013 - 2nd quarter 2014
The whole country3.81.4
Oslo including Bærum4.41.1
Akershus excluding Bærum2.11.8
Hedmark and Oppland4.82.9
Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger3.7-1.0
Vestlandet excluding Bergen5.81.2
Trøndelag exluding Trondheim5.03.4
Figure 1. House price index, by house type. 1st quarter 1992=100

Detached houses were 1.9 per cent more expensive in the second quarter of 2014 compared to the house prices in the second quarter of 2013. The corresponding increase in prices for small houses and flats in blocks was 1.0 per cent.

Strongest increase in the north

House prices in Trondheim and Northern Norway had the highest increase from the second quarter of 2013, with 4.2 and 4.0 per cent respectively. Stavanger and Agder and Rogaland were the only regions with a decline in house prices.

A total of 24 931 house sales were used in the index calculations for the second quarter of 2014.