Transaction volumes remain at historically high levels Sweden is characterised by a strong expansionary monetary policy and the Swedish economy is expected to grow by 3.0% in 2017.
The first three quarters of 2017 finished strong with an investment volume reaching SEK 99bn (€10.4bn).
We noted a drop in investment volume and transaction pace during the third quarter.
So far, prime yields have remained at historically low but stable levels in 2017, driven by continuous high demand for properties.
International investors have increased their presence in Sweden and accounts for approximately 28% of the total investment volume. 2017 is the first time since the financial crisis where international investors have acted as net buyers.
Residential properties remain the most sought after asset class and has accounted for 28% of the total investment volume so far in 2017.
Source : Savills