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June . 29 . 2020 page 2/5 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 00 | [email protected] www.ine.pt SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 Concerning the previous quarter, the HPI grew by 4.9% (0.7% in the 4 th quarter of 2019). In this period, the increase in prices was also more expressive in the case of the new dwellings compared with the existing dwellings: 6.0% and 4.7% respectively. In the 1 st quarter of 2020, a total of 43,532 dwellings were traded (0.7% less than in the 1 st quarter 2019), with a value of €6.8 billion (10.4% more than in the 1 st quarter of 2019). Housing sales - Total (billion euros ) 1Q2015 3Q2015 1Q2016 3Q2016 1Q2017 3Q2017 1Q2018 3Q2018 1Q2019 3Q2019 1Q2020 6.8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 More information available at: House Price Index – 1 st Quarter 2020 (23 June 2020) 6,513 37,019 No. Existing dwellings New dwellings 1,347 5,408 €Million Existing dwellings New dwellings Housing sales (1 st quarter of 2020) Housing sales value of sales (1 st quarter 2020) Housing sales in the 1 st quarter of 2020 may have been conditioned by the restrictions imposed by the state of emergency, decreed on 19 March, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking into account the month-on-month rates of change recorded for transactions and the value of sales: Sales and value of sales (year-on-year rate of change) 9.4% 3.5% -14.1% 21.5% 13.5% -3.3% -20.0% -15.0% -10.0% -5.0% 0.0% 5.0% 10.0% 15.0% 20.0% 25.0% Jan Feb Mar Sales Value of sales

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