RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Kwartaalbericht Woningmarkt Engelstalige versie

Kwartaalbericht Woningmarkt februari 2013

De Nederlandse woningmarkt zal de eerste maanden van dit jaar nog geen herstel laten zien. De weinig rooskleurige economische vooruitzichten, dalende koopkracht en oplopende werkloosheid zorgen ervoor dat de prijzen in 2013 onder druk blijven staan.


Economic Update Belgium (Engelstalig)

GDP contracted slightly in 12Q4. Growth is expected to have been week across the board and is not likely to rebound strongly in 2013. On the upside, inflation is on a downward trend and agreements are reached to keep labour costs in check.


Economic Update Emerging Markets (Engelstalig)

In some emerging markets, economic growth has started to pick up in the fourth quarter of last year, but not in all. This year should be a better year than 2012, but growth will remain relatively weak and below the long-term trend.


Economic Update France (Engelstalig)

The French economy seems to have contracted mildly in 12Q4. Going forward, sentiment indicators in January point to a deterioration of economic activity, in contrast to the slight improvement seen in several other eurozone countries.


Economic Update United Kingdom (Engelstalig)

GDP contracted in 12Q4. The labour market continues to surprise on the upside. Inflation is expected to rise further, which will be an extra headwind for households this year. There are signs that the Funding for Lending Scheme is gaining traction.


Economic Update The Netherlands (Engelstalig)

The growth performance of the Dutch economy probably remained weak in the fourth quarter of 2012. Sentiment indicators point to stabilisation in the manufacturing industry at the start of 2013.