16,500 houses of EUR 1 million or more

5th November 2007, Comments 0 comments

5 November 2007, VOORBURG – There were 16,500 homes in the Netherlands with a value of EUR 1 million or more as of 1 January of this year. This has emerged from figures published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on Monday.

5 November 2007

VOORBURG – There were 16,500 homes in the Netherlands with a value of EUR 1 million or more as of 1 January of this year. This has emerged from figures published by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on Monday.

The number represents only a quarter of a percent of all homes in the Netherlands. Half of the homes in the Netherlands has a taxable value of between EUR 100,000 and EUR 200,000.  More than a quarter has a value between EUR 200,000 and 300,000.

The average home is worth about EUR 217,000. This varies from province to province. Utrecht has the most expensive homes at an average of EUR 250,000. Other expensive provinces with high house prices are Noord-Brabant (EUR 246,000), Gelderland (EUR 237,000) and Noord-Holland (EUR 231,000).

Homes are cheapest in Groningen, where the average taxable value of a house is EUR 158,000. Homes in Friesland, Zeeland, Flevoland, Drenthe and Limburg are also below the national average.

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