Transactions in real estate (until 2016)
Statistical activity code: 20803
Annual data: notarised purchase-sale transactions of real estate by type of object and region.
Quarterly data: notarised purchase-sale contracts of real estate by type; notarised purchase-sale transactions of real estate and right of superficies by object and location of the object; purchase-sale contracts of dwellings by location and size.
Monthly data: interest rate of housing loans granted to households.
Classification of Estonian administrative units and settlements (EHAK)
All purchase-sale contracts of real estate and contracts with rights of superficies.
Purchase-sale contract of real estate – a purchase-sale contract, the object of which is recorded in the Land Register. This includes:
- purchase-sale contracts of unimproved registered immovables, the object of which is only a plot of land;
- purchase-sale contracts of registered immovables with buildings, the object of which is a plot of land with existing buildings or with buildings under construction.
Right of superficies – a right to encumber the immovable in such a way that the person for whose benefit a right of superficies is constituted has a transferable and inheritable right for a specified term to own a construction permanently attached to the immovable. Only one right of superficies may be established on an immovable.
Notarised purchase-sale transactions of real estate and right of superficies
Purchase-sale transactions of real estate and right of superficies registered in the Land Board’s transactions database
Estonia as a whole
Counties and towns (Tallinn, Tartu, Pärnu)
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The following data are received from the transactions database of the Estonian Land Board: number and total value of purchase-sale contracts of real estate by type of object (unimproved registered immovables, registered immovables with buildings, apartments); contracts on right of superficies; average price per square meter and average floor area of apartments.
DATA FROM OTHER STATISTICAL ACTIVITIES
The data of real estate transactions are gained from the website of transactions database of the Estonian Land Board.
The interest rates of housing loans is based on the data received from the website of the Bank of Estonia.
The data are validated by the data administrator.
The indicators to be published are calculated on the basis of the collected data.
Trend-cycle series is estimated.