Norway’s housing prices dips
Norwegian housing prices probably fell by 1 to 2 percent year-on-year in December, a real estateindustry association said on Friday. The exact number will be published in early January.
“By the end of 2017, house price data will show that house prices nationwide have fallen by about 1 to 2 per cent in the last 12 months,” Real Estate Norway Chief Executive Christian Dreyer said in a statement.
In November, year-on-year prices fell by 0.5 %, the first negative reading since 2014 and down from a February peak of 13 %.
Tighter mortgage regulations, lower population growth and a boom in construction have all contributed to weaker demand for housing in recent months.