In Q4 2016 the notary deeds for the trade of real estate (202,652) has grown by 10.3% compared to the same quarter of the previous year, concluding positively 2016, which had already registered a high rate of growth trend in the first three quarters ( respectively +18.2%, +21.0% e +19.9%).
The growth trend in the real estate transactions is equal to 10.7% for properties for residential use and to 4.4% for the transfers for commercial use. The notary deeds concluded for trades in the properties for special use and for timeshares have registered, instead, a decrease of the 0.2%. The 93.7% of the deeds drawn up concerns the sale of properties for residential use and appurtenances (189,899), the 5.7% that of properties for commercial use (11,607) and the 0.6% the sale of properties for special use and timeshares (1,146).
The growth trend of the real estate market involves all the geographical areas. The most relevant increases have been registered in the North-East (+13.8%) and in the North-West (+11.8%); more contained variations have been observed in the Centre (+7.8%), in the South (+7.3%) and in the Islands (+7.0%). The residential segment follows the same trend as that of the general market, with values above the national average in the North-East (+14.7%) and in the North-West (+12.5%) and with more moderate increases in the Centre (+7.9%) and in the South and the Islands (+7.3% for both). The commercial segment places itself on values above the national average in the South (+7.6%) and in the North-West (+57%); slighter increases characterize the Centre (+3.2%), the Islands (+2.8%) and the North-East (+1.4%).