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House prices up 1.2 per cent
House prices increased by 1.2 per cent from the 1st to the 2nd quarter of 2015, when adjusted for seasonal variations.
|Seasonally adjusted||2nd quarter 2014 - 2nd quarter 2015|
|1st quarter 2015 - 2nd quarter 2015|
|The whole country||1.2||6.6|
|Oslo including Bærum||1.6||10.0|
|Akershus excluding Bærum||2.1||9.6|
|Hedmark and Oppland||1.5||5.5|
|Agder and Rogaland excluding Stavanger||-0.4||0.5|
|Vestlandet excluding Bergen||1.1||4.8|
|Trøndelag exluding Trondheim||3.4||6.8|
From the 1st to the 2nd quarter of 2015 the prices of small houses increased by 1.9 per cent, according to seasonally-adjusted figures. The corresponding increase in prices for flats in blocks and detached houses was 1.4 and 0.9 per cent.
The house prices in the regions Trøndelag, excluding Trondheim, and Bergen had the highest growth in the quarter, by 3.4 and 2.8 per cent respectively. Only Agder and Rogaland had a decrease in house prices, where Stavanger had a drop of 2.1 per cent.
Strong price growth in Bergen and Oslo last year
House prices in Norway increased on average by 6.6 per cent from the 2nd quarter of 2014 to the 2nd quarter of 2015. In Bergen and Oslo, houses prices had the highest increase in this period, with 10.1 and 10.0 per cent respectively. In Stavanger, the prices fell by 3.7 per cent.
A total of 26 629 house sales were used in the index calculations for the 2ndt quarter of 2015.