Real estate prices for one- or two-dwelling buildings increased by nearly 1 percent between the first and second quarter 2011. On a yearly basis (second quarter 2011 compared to the second quarter 2010) the prices also increased by 1 percent.
In eleven counties prices increased during the second quarter compared to the first quarter. The greatest increases occurred in Västerbotten county (6 percent) and Västernorrland county (5 percent). In seven counties prices have decreased while in the remaining three counties there were no changes. In Greater Stockholm prices increased by 2 percent while in Greater Malmö prices decreased by 1 percent. In Greater Gothenburg they were unchanged.
Prices up 1 percent in one year
In the long-term (second quarter 2011 compared to the second quarter 2010) house prices have increased by 1 percent for the entire country. In all three metropolitan areas prices have increased by 2 to 3 percent on a yearly basis.
Average price slightly over SEK 2 million
The average price for a one- or two-dwelling building in Sweden was slightly over SEK 2 million during the second quarter. All counties, except Norrbotten, have average house prices over SEK 1 million.