Rural cities have really pulled up the real estate market

It appeared in the days MNB official report, that house prices in rural cities rose the most in the second quarter of 2021, with the exception of the westernmost region. Central bank data confirm Duna House’s market experience of strengthening the rural real estate market.

Moreover, market interest in the countryside remains active. Demand indicators released by Duna House showed an upward trend in the second quarter compared to the same period last year.

The active interest was also reflected in the transaction data in the spring months, according to Duna House’s estimate, more than 41,000 sales were realized in Hungary in the second quarter of 2021. Compared to last year’s coronavirus results, this was an increase of 62%, but also a 3% and 7% increase in April-June compared to the more active 2018 and 2019, respectively.

According to MNB data, similarly to the January-March period, house prices in rural cities rose the most in the second quarter of this year, by about 3.5 per cent. The annual price increase was 18.2% in these settlements, which shows a further recovery compared to the first quarter data of 2020 and 2021 (14.1%).

Price change of urban dwellings in 2020. II. and 2021. II. quarter. The values ​​in parentheses show the dynamics between 2020 I and 2021 I.

Source: MNB housing price index report

The extent of price changes in Budapest and nationwide lags far behind the countryside. While housing prices in the capital rose by 3.2% quarter-on-quarter and by 9.1% year-on-year, the national average rose by 3.1% quarter-on-quarter, but the annual growth rate was 13.3%. – a decrease of 1 percentage point – shows.

Source: Ingatlanhírek by

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