House prices up again

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 18-01-2019 15:09:00 · 2 Comments
House prices up again

House prices in Portugal in the third quarter of 2018 were up by almost twice as much on the year earlier as in the euro area and European Union as a whole, figures released on Friday by the EU’s statistical office, Eurostat, show.

In Portugal, prices for residential property were up 8.5% in the quarter on the same period of 2017, while in both the euro area and the EU the year-on-year increase was 4.3%.

As against the second quarter, housing prices in the euro area in the third quarter were up 1.6% and in the EU by 1.5%. In Portugal they were up 1.0%.

According to Eurostat, the biggest year-on-year increases in the third quarter were in Slovenia (15.1%), the Netherlands (10.2%) and Ireland (9.1%). Just Sweden (-2.1%) and Italy (-0.8%) saw prices drop.


Comments:

Looking at moving to Portugal

by Larry from USA on 21-01-2019 11:43:00

the term "baby boomers"

it means baby boom.

it is literal.

people had a lot of children in the past generations.

Families had 2-3 children for themselves.

That is what is called a "baby boom"

Families are different.

Not all people/parents want that many kids.

It depends on the couple.

Some couples and families like having large families.

BAby boom is the term for having larger families.

by Angela and Alberto Costa from UK on 21-01-2019 10:55:00
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