Real estate market statistics 3nd quarter 2018
In Q3 2018, prices of second-hand dwellings in France (excluding Mayotte) were still increasing: +1.0% compared to Q2 2018 (provisional seasonally adjusted results), after +0.5%.
Over a year, the rise of prices is stable at +2.9%. As observed since the end of 2016, this increase was mainly due to flat prices: +3.3% over the year, against 2.6% for houses.
In Île-de-France, prices of second-hand dwellings were still dynamic in spite of a little reduction
In Q3 2018, prices of second-hand dwellings in Île-de-France continued to rise: +1.0% compared to Q2 2018, after +1.1%.
Year on year, prices were increasing at a quite slower pace than observed the quarters before: +3.5%, after +4.1%. The rise of the flat prices pursued, with a slight slowdown: +4.2% over a year (+6.2% for flats in Paris), after +4.9%. The house prices in Île-de-France, whose rise is less important, also decelerated: +2.0% after +2.5% the quarter before.
Rise of prices of second-hand dwellings in provincial France
In Q3 2018, the rise of prices of second-hand dwelling in provincial France increased by 1.0% compared to the previous quarter, after +0.3%.
Over one year, the prices increased by +2.7% after +2.3% and 2.4%. The annual rise was equivalent for houses (+2.7%) than for flats (+2.6%). The rise of prices in provincial France was less strong than the rise observed in Île-de-France (+3.5%), but exceeded this quarter the rise in Île-de-France excluding Paris (+2.2%).
The annual volume of transactions was still high
In Q3 2018, the annual volume of transactions remained at a high level: in September, the number of transactions carried out over the last twelve months was 956,000. This volume was similar as the one recorded one quarter earlier (954,000 in June), but remained slightly higher than the one recorded one year earlier (948,000). Compared to the stock of available housing, which increases by around 1% per year, the proportion of transactions was equivalent to what was observed in the early 2000.
Graphique 3a – Volume of transactions of second-hand dwellings over the last 12 months
- Scope: France (excluding Mayotte)
- Sources: CGEDD, based on notarial databases and DGFiP (MEDOC
Tableau2a – Variation in prices of second-hand dwellings in metropolitan France
|3 months (S.A.)||12 months|
|2018 Q1||2018 Q2 (sd)||2018 Q3 (p)||2018 Q1||2018 Q2 (sd)||2018 Q3 (p)|
|- Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||1.8||-0.4||**||2.0||1.5||**|
|- Immediate suburbs||1.7||0.7||1.5||4.1||3.7||3.1|
|- Outer suburbs||0.1||-0.1||1.4||0.7||0.9||0.9|
|- Conurbation > 10 000 inhabitants||1.0||0.2||**||2.9||2.1||**|
|* Central town||0.8||0.1||**||3.5||2.5||**|
|- Conurbation < 10 000 inhabitants||-0.1||-0.2||**||0.6||0.6||**|
|- Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||1.5||-0.9||**||1.6||0.6||**|
|- Immediate suburbs||0.0||2.2||0.7||3.0||3.9||3.5|
|- Outer suburbs||0.4||0.3||0.3||2.3||1.9||1.3|
|* Conurbation of Lille||-1.3||2.3||**||2.0||3.7||**|
|- Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur||2.3||0.2||**||2.4||2.4||**|
- ** index released on 7 January 2019.
- Additional data (for example by department in Île-de-France) are available on the web page of the indicator.
- (p): provisional ; (sd): semi-definitive
- Scope: Metropolitan France
- Sources: INSEE, French notaries - Database Bien, Perval society