Flat prices have continued to climb in the capital region this year. This is in contrast to elsewhere in the country where a slight downward trend has been seen in house prices. Even in the capital region, prices are slightly down compared with last year in certain areas. Helsingin Sanomat compared flat prices in different parts of the capital region, including in its statistics areas where at least 20 flats have been sold this year. New housing estates were not included in the list.
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House prices dropping in parts of Helsinki
According to Statistics Finland, the prices of houses and flats belonging to a housing company went up by 1.6 per cent during the second quarter of the year compared with last year.