Property profits for homeowners in Europe 1997-2015

This statistic illustrates European countries with the highest rates of profits from property owned by the population from 1997 to 2015. The source quotes various factors, such as the availability of mortgage, tax reductions or the culture of renting vs. homeownership as additional influences on the profit margins. Among European countries, homeowners in Sweden profited the most from their property investments, measured at 197,000 British pounds on average within 18 years.

Profits generated by residential property investments in selected European countries between 1997 and 2015 (in 1,000 GBP)*

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Release date

March 2015



Survey time period

1997 to 2015

Supplementary notes

* Additional information from the source: profits were calculated by contrasting the price growth in the 18 years since 1997 with the cost of mortgage borrowing in local rates. All figures in British pounds.

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