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Decreasing prices for used houses, stable the ones for new houses

Posted: 27 April 2018

The last data released by Istat shows that in 2017 the average price for houses decreased by 0.4% in comparison to 2016 (when the variation on 2015 was 0.8%).

This trend comprehend the slight increase of prices for new houses (+0.1%) and the decrease of prices for used houses (-0.6%), even though there is a negative indicator it confirms the signs of recovery in sales volumes.

The rate of change in the house price index (IPAB) for 2018 is equal to -0.1%.