Articles tagged as: madrid

June 26th, 2015

In 2007, the year in which the housing bubble in Spain reached its peak, people would queue at real estate developers’ doors to buy off plan apartments on the premise that "tomorrow will be 6,000 euros more expensive". In the first quarter of that year housing transactions were closed with ...

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June 24th, 2015

The British low cost airline EasyJet are to open their base of operations in Spain in Barcelona from the month of February 2016, which will involve the creation of an additional 120 jobs at the El Prat Airport. The new jobs that will be created with the opening of the base ...

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June 16th, 2015

The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 0.5% in May, compared with the same month of the previous year, according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published last week by the National Statistics Institute, while the general CPI closed the month at -0.2%. With the May figure, El ...

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June 12th, 2015

Spain’s Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) recorded a total of 421,071,494.88 euros in traffic fines imposed and collected between 1st November 2011 and 24th March 2015, reported Miguel Angel Heredia, Secretary General of the PSOE, in a meeting of Parliament. The statistics, which include data of fines imposed via radar, whether ...

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June 11th, 2015

The average price of free housing in Spain slightly moderated its increase at the beginning of 2015. According to the Housing Price Index (HPI) published by the National Statistics Institute this week, the price of homes rose by 1.5% in the first quarter of the year, compared to the same ...

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June 9th, 2015

Traffic using the toll motorways in Spain increased by 6.8% in the first quarter of the year, to an average of around 14,041 vehicles per day, according to data from the Ministry of Public Works. The pay road network is thus gaining back users after closing 2014 with a 2.6% increase, ...

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June 4th, 2015

Benidorm, Peñíscola and Madrid are the top destinations chosen by Spanish holidaymakers for the months of July and August, according to a study conducted by the hotel price comparison website, Trivago. In Trivago’s ranking of hotel prices, which lists the 10 national destinations most in demand by the Spanish, the study ...

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June 3rd, 2015

According to the house price statistics relating to the first quarter of 2015, published by the Spanish Government’s Ministry of Public Works, the average price per square metre of housing in Spain stands at 1,457.9 euros, which is just 0.1% lower than the first quarter of 2014, and is the ...

Continue reading House Prices Register Smallest Decline Since Start of Crisis

June 2nd, 2015

According to a study on the ease of access to housing conducted by property portal, pisos.com, based on data from the National Statistics Institute, families living in rental homes in Spain have less available salary at end of month than those who choose to buy their own property. Thus, with an ...

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May 28th, 2015

During the SIMA International Real Estate Exhibition held in Madrid earlier this month, the event organisers, Planner Exhibitions, in collaboration with the Sociedad de Tasación, carried out a survey, questioning 510 people after concluding their visit to the fair, to gain an insight into the typical profile of a potential ...

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May 27th, 2015

Spain continues to break records for foreign tourist arrivals, and received 16 million visitors in the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 4.4% over the same period of 2014. Moreover, in April alone, Spain registered a record 5.4 million visitors, an increase of 2.8%, largely due to ...

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May 25th, 2015

Recent real estate statistics show that the market recovery in Spain is on track. The incipient recovery, already acknowledged by some experts in the sector, is now beginning to leave its mark on the employment data (construction is one of the sectors where unemployment has fallen most), the consumption of ...

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May 22nd, 2015

According to the Global Investor Intentions Survey 2015 carried out among 700 international investors by the real estate consultant CBRE, Madrid is the sixth most attractive city in the world for real estate investors, behind London, Tokyo, San Francisco, Sydney and New York. Thus, the Spanish capital ranks ahead of other ...

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May 20th, 2015

In the first four months of the year, low cost airlines transported 8.6 million passengers, which is 11.7% more than between January and April of 2014, and represents 47.5% of arrivals to Spain through airports. In addition, over 3 million foreign arrivals via low cost airlines were recorded in April, ...

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May 19th, 2015

The square metre price of new builds, luxury and second hand homes is considerably lower in Barcelona and Madrid compared with other major European capitals, according to a report from Coldwell Banker on the European real estate market, comparing the real estate market situation in Monaco, Prague, Rome, Milan, Paris, ...

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