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Can the self-occupation obligation be lifted?

Published on 21-09-2020

Both municipalities and corporations are increasingly imposing a self-occupancy obligation when selling new-build or existing homes. In this way an attempt is made to prevent buy-to-let (buying a house and then renting it out). According to these parties, this has various undesirable effects on the housing market and in neighborhoods.To date,...

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CyrusOne Announces Partnership to Research Residual Heat Capture at its Amsterdam I facility to Heat

Published on 21-09-2020

The Municipality of Haarlem, SADC’s PolanenPark and CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced the signing of a unique Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly examine the economic and technical feasibility of a heat re-use project in the region. The MoU follows successful collaboration among the...

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Largest increase in years: WOZ value on average 9% higher

Published on 14-09-2020

The average WOZ value of homes as of 1 January 2020 was higher for the fifth year in a row. On 1 January 2020, the average WOZ value was € 270,000 per home, 8.9 percent more than one year previously. That is the highest value ever and the largest increase in years. Statistics Netherlands reports this on the basis of new figures.In Weesp, the...

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NOVI is getting closer, the government will participate in decisions about the use of space

Published on 14-09-2020

With the National Environmental Vision (NOVI), the government is directing the major challenges that will radically change the design of our country in the coming thirty years. Think of building approximately 1 million new homes, space for renewable energy generation, adaptation to a changing climate, development of a circular economy and...

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CBS: Owner-occupied homes more than 7 percent more expensive in July

Published on 14-09-2020

Existing owner-occupied homes were 7.4 percent more expensive in July 2019 than in July 2019. The price increase has fluctuated around 7.5 percent in the past 4 months. This has emerged from research into the price development of existing private owner-occupied homes in the Netherlands by Statistics Netherlands and the Land Registry.After a peak...

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Average home purchase price increased by 8.8%

Published on 28-08-2020

In July, 22,560 housing transactions were registered by the Land Registry. That is 7.2% more than in July last year. In the first 7 months of 2020, 129,000 transactions were recorded, which is 6.6% more than last year in this period. The average purchase price in July was € 337,000, 8.8% higher than in July last year. In the first seven...

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Lex Brans appointed as construction ambassador for North Holland

Published on 28-08-2020

The province of Noord-Holland has appointed Lex Brans as construction ambassador. He must help municipalities, construction companies, investors, developers and corporations to accelerate housing production in places where the need is greatest.About 230,000 homes will be built in North Holland by 2040. These must be affordable, durable and easily...

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The area around Amstel station offers space for a maximum of 2,100 new homes

Published on 28-08-2020

In the western part of the area around the Amstel station in Amsterdam East there is room for 1,300 to 2,100 new homes. This is evident from the draft urban plan presented on Friday. There is room for high-rise buildings at the station. The municipality is thinking of towers up to a maximum height of 135 meters.In addition to a mixed housing...

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Savills: 'Amsterdam one of the strongest housing markets'

Published on 18-08-2020

Covid-19 and subsequent lockdowns have had a significant impact on the global real estate markets. The long-term consequences of this are still crystallizing. It is already clear that the value of prime home products in cities around the world has declined on average by 0.5%, Savills says.   Meer weergeven Minder...

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PvdA wants to invest billions in construction and public housing

Published on 18-08-2020

Opposition party PvdA has made a proposal to invest more than 14 billion euros in housing and public housing. According to the Social Democrats, the substantial injection in the sector is necessary to support the economy during the current corona crisis.   The stimulus package for housing and public housing is part of a total package of...

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6,5% more homes sold in the first half of 2020

Published on 03-08-2020

In the first 6 months of 2020, 106,431 transactions have now been recorded, which is 6.5% more than last year in this period. The average purchase price came to € 324,250, which is 7.5% higher than in June last year. This reports Woningmarktijfers.nl In June, 17,716 housing transactions were registered by Kadaster. That is 14.3% more than...

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The Corona crisis has so far had a limited effect on the housing market

Published on 23-07-2020

The corona virus does not seem to have a major impact on the housing market so far. However, more homes were put up for sale in the second quarter and the number of transactions increased. This is evident from the quarterly figures of the NVM. Chairman Onno Hoes: "Although fewer viewers are coming to a home, those who come to watch are serious...

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