House prices rose by 5.4% in the eurozone and 5.7% in the European Union in the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to the same period last year, according to the statistical office Eurostat.
In Belgium, the increase is 5.7%.
For the eurozone, this is the highest annual increase since the fourth quarter of 2006, Eurostat said.
Compared with the third quarter of 2020, house prices rose by 1.4% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU.
Among the Member States for which data are available, the highest annual increases in house prices were observed in Luxembourg (+16.7%), Denmark (+9.8%) and Lithuania (+9.4%).
The Brussels Times