House prices rise in Sweden

House prices rise in Sweden

House prices in Sweden continued to rise in 2012, despite fears of rising unemployment and slow economic growth. Private apartments rose by 8% compared to 2011, and some homes have risen in value by 2%, according to The Local. However, in December 2012 house prices fell by 1% in the whole Sweden.

In 2012 a significant increase in real estate prices was observed in Stockholm and Gothenburg, said the head of a real estate agency Svensk Fastighetsförmedling Peeter Pütsep. Prices will rise in Sweden and in 2013, said 42% of respondents Swedish families.

The average house price in Sweden is now 243000 euros, while the price of real estate in the Stockholm region is 440000 euros, in Gothenburg and Malmö - 336000.