24 October 2018
Brussels, 24 October 2018 – For immediate release
Produced in cooperation with the Federation’s national experts, the Quarterly Review provides the latest short-term developments in mortgage and housing markets across the EU.
The publication highlights expert analytical commentary together with data tables and charts on the following key indicators:
Key highlights on market developments
The evolution of the market in this second quarter of the year is characterised by:
Luca Bertalot, EMF-ECBC Secretary General, commented:
“The positive economic momentum observed in the European Union over recent quarters continued into Q2 2018. With GDP growing and rates of unemployment falling, even though they remain slightly above the pre-crisis levels, the European economy is expanding at a stable pace. At the same time, this positive environment has favoured the evolution of housing and mortgage markets and the expansion of private consumption, albeit with increasing regional divergences across the countries in our sample.”
The full Quarterly Review – Q2 2018 and the archive of previous editions (back to Q3 1998) are available on the EMF website here.