Articles tagged as: andalusia

April 18th, 2014

Over Semana Santa (Easter holiday week) and the May bank holiday more than 350,000 temporary employment contracts are expected to be generated in Spain, according to forecasts from human resources company, Randstad. The regions of Catalonia, Madrid, Murcia and Andalusia are predicted to register the highest number of contracts in ...

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April 15th, 2014

A total of 10.1 million foreign tourists visited Spain during the first quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 7.9% over the same period of 2013. This is according to data published in the Coyuntur report last week by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, which confirmed the upward ...

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April 15th, 2014

According to the latest data published by the National Statistics Institute, the sale of homes in Spain fell by a further 27.6% in February compared with the same month in 2013, to a total of 25,717 closed transactions. This decline was more than four points higher than January, when housing ...

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April 14th, 2014

The Spanish online holiday rental portal, HomeAway, carried out a study to forecast the demand for holiday rental accommodation ahead of the Easter holidays and, according to their data, it has increased by 46% compared to 2013 at national level, and 11% at international level. The length of stay has ...

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April 14th, 2014

The price of rental housing in Spain at the end of March reached an average of 618 euros per month, which represents a drop of 4.86% compared to March last year, but an increase of 0.36% compared to February, and of 0.01% over the end of the last quarter of ...

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April 9th, 2014

Recorded unemployment in Spain fell by 16,620 in March over the previous month, putting the total number of unemployed persons registered with the Public Employment Services at 4,795,866. This is the best recorded unemployment result for March since 2006. Over the last five years, recorded unemployment in March has increased by ...

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April 9th, 2014

The average house price in Spain fell by 6.3% during the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same period in 2013, to stand at 1,270 euros per square metre, according to the Sociedad de Tasación. Thus, the price of homes, both new and used, have accumulated a decline of 47.1% ...

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April 4th, 2014

The Spanish Ministry of Development’s latest data reveals that the private housing market in Spain moved 38,016.5 million euros in 2013, which represents a decrease of 20.4% compared to 2012, when the amount moved was 47,782 million euros, and thus accumulates three consecutive years of declines. Furthermore, since the peak ...

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April 3rd, 2014

The latest EGATUR Tourist Expenditure Survey results published by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, reveal that the total expenditure by international tourists to Spain between January and February was the highest since records began, standing at 6.08 billion euros. This represents growth of 9.1% over the corresponding period ...

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March 28th, 2014

The number of new mortgages constituted on homes in January totalled 17,464, which is a drop of 32.4% over the same month in 2013, according to figures released yesterday by the National Statistics Institute. The annual decline in January, with which mortgaged homes accumulated 45 consecutive months of declines, exceeded by ...

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March 24th, 2014

The number of private home purchases made by foreigners during 2013 stood at 55,187, which represents 21.4% of all transactions carried out, according to the General Council of Notaries’ statistics published last Thursday. The Notaries indicated that the total number of transactions made by foreigners has accelerated significantly compared to previous ...

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March 21st, 2014

The Spanish Social Security system gained an additional 5,867 foreign contributors in February, an increase of 0.38% over the previous month, reaching a total of 1,520,688, the Ministry of Employment reported on Thursday. With the rebound in February, the number of foreigners in the Social Security system returns to the path ...

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March 21st, 2014

The average price of rental housing in Spain in February stood at 6.90 euros per square metre per month, after experiencing an increase of 0.5% over the previous month, according to data from the property portal fotocasa.es, analysed by the IESE Business School. This is the first recorded increase after ...

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March 19th, 2014

The National Institute of Statistics reported last week that although home sales fell by 23.2% in January compared to the same month in 2013, to a total of 30,659 transactions, it was still the the highest figure since February 2013, when 35,500 transactions were carried out. These figures relate to completions ...

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March 18th, 2014

The Marbella International Property Show (MIPS), the real estate and investment fair of the Costa del Sol, will be exhibiting at the edition held this week, assets worth about 2,000 million euros. Ricardo Arranz, the president of the Andalusian Federation of Developers and Residential Tourism, and chairman of Villa Padierna Hotels ...

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