ISTAT, diminuiscono i prezzi delle abitazioni del 4,2%
In 2014, house prices fell by 4.2% compared to 2013 (when the average annual variation was -5.7%). It is noted by Istat stressing that the decline is due to a 5.0% reduction in prices of existing housing (after -7.2% in 2013) and 2.2% in prices of new ones (it was -2 , 4% in 2013).
Compared to 2010, house prices fell by 11.5%. The statistical institute observes that in the last year the decline has been reduced and there have been signs of recovery in volumes sold (up 3.6% according to data from the Revenue Agency). In particular, in the last quarter of 2014, on the basis of preliminary estimates, house prices purchased by households, both for residential purposes and for investment, fell by 0.8% compared to the previous quarter and by 2.9% compared to the previous quarter. in the same period of 2013.