House prices 2018

House prices 2018

Statbel, the Belgian statistical office, publishes today the house prices in Belgium for the whole year 2018, down to the municipal level. Prices of all types of houses have continued to rise.  This increase was felt the most for attached and semi-detached houses and the least for apartments.

The main results are the following:

  • The Belgian median price for an attached or semi-detached house amounted to 200,000 euros.  A buyer had to pay 285,000 euros for a detached house.
  • The Brussels-Capital Region was the most expensive region.  Attached and semi-detached houses cost there 376,000 euros.  The price for a detached house amounted to 847,500 euros.
  • The Walloon Region was the cheapest with a median price of 140,000 euros for an attached or semi-detached house, and 232,250 euros for a detached house.
  • Prices in the Flemish Region are between these two extremes: attached and semi-detached houses cost there 226,000 euros.  The price for a detached house amounted to 319,000 euros.

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Since the start of the millennium, the European economy has evolved and statistics can help to better perceive these structural changes.

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