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Rankings of European House Prices Index, last 10 years

Rankings of the European House Prices Index over the last 10 years to December 2022


Introducing the European Real Estate Evolution Ranking Report

A Decade of Investment Opportunities (2013-2022)

The real estate market has long been a cornerstone of investment portfolios, offering opportunities for both long-term wealth generation and short-term gains. Over the past decade, global real estate trends have revealed diverse growth rates and market dynamics across various countries. In order to better understand these trends and identify potential investment opportunities, we present the Real Estate Evolution Ranking Report, which examines the performance of the real estate market in 17 European countries over the last 10 years, up to the end of December 2022.

This report categorizes the countries into five distinct groups based on their percentage growth, ranging from exceptional to stagnant or negative growth. The aim of this ranking is to provide investors with valuable insights into the real estate landscape, enabling them to make informed decisions when expanding or diversifying their investment portfolios. Explore the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in each country’s real estate market, and leverage this knowledge to make strategic investments in this ever-evolving sector.

In examining the real estate market evolution over the last 10 years leading up to the end of December 2022, we can divide the countries into five distinct groups based on the percentage of growth in their respective markets.


Eurostat Real Estate price 10 year evolution Dec 2022

Eurostat Real Estate price 10-year evolution Dec 2022

Group 1: Exceptional real estate Growth in Europe

  1. Ireland: 126.7%
  2. Portugal: 112.4%
  3. Luxembourg: 110.0%


Group 2: Strong Growth for some European property markets

  1. Netherlands: 94.1%
  2. Austria: 89.5%


Group 3: Moderate Growth for those 4 European real estate countries

  1. Germany: 68.3%
  2. Sweden: 66.6%
  3. Malta: 63.4%
  4. Croatia: 62.6%


Group 4: Modest Growth for some EU property markets

  1. Spain: 49.0%
  2. Romania: 46.2%
  3. Denmark: 41.0%
  4. Belgium: 37.7%
  5. France: 30.2%


Group 5: Stagnant or Negative Growth

  1. Finland: 7.8%
  2. Cyprus: 3.1%
  3. Italy: -3.0%


This ranking reveals the dynamic nature of the real estate market, with some countries experiencing exceptional growth, while others have remained relatively stagnant or even experienced a decline.


In summary, the real estate market over the past decade leading up to December 2022 has seen varying degrees of growth across different countries. Five distinct groups can be identified, ranging from exceptional growth in nations like Ireland, Portugal, and Luxembourg, to stagnant or negative growth experienced by Finland, Cyprus, and Italy. Notably, Spain has exhibited modest growth at 49.0%, indicating that the country’s real estate market is not currently in a bubble.

This analysis underscores the diverse and evolving nature of the global real estate landscape and shows why investing in Real estate on a long-term basis in foreign countries is a real asset diversification.


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