Articles tagged as: madrid

November 28th, 2014

The latest figures published by the National Statistics Institute show that the total number of overnight stays in Spanish hotel establishments in October amounted to 26.2 million, driven by both domestic and foreign tourism, and represented an increase of 5.1% compared to the same month in 2013. In contrast, the average ...

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November 21st, 2014

The sixth edition of the Madrid Real Estate Fair (Salón de la Vivienda de Madrid) is to be held this weekend – 21st, 22nd and 23rd November – in Madrid's Vistalegre Palace, and will offer all types of housing over all different price ranges, with good financing conditions, for purchasing ...

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November 17th, 2014

Madrid City Council has granted, so far in 2014, more licences for the construction of new homes than in the whole of 2013, which in the opinion of the municipal government indicates a "change in trend in the activity in the sector". Up until the end of October, a total of ...

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November 12th, 2014

According to a recent study conducted by property appraisal company, TecniTasa, Madrid's Calle Serrano is the most expensive street in Spain, with prices registering increases of close to 4% since last year, bringing the price per square metre to around 10,900 euros. In second position in the rankings of the most ...

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November 5th, 2014

The British supermarket chain, Dealz, part of the British group Poundland, which operates on a business model somewhere between that of the Chinese stores and the discount chains, has chosen Spain for its expansion into Europe. The company plans to open 10 stores by next March, with all products at ...

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October 27th, 2014

Barcelona Meeting Point (BMP), the international real estate show and symposium, celebrates its 18th edition from 29th October to 2nd November 2014 in the Feria de Barcelona. The President of the fair, Enrique Lacalle, said in his presentation that "good news has finally returned to the real estate sector", and ...

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October 17th, 2014

According to a recent report from real estate intermediation company, Tecnocasa, based on purchases that they have brokered, property price reductions have come to an end, at least where second hand homes in the city of Madrid are concerned. They reported that the average price of second hand property in ...

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October 13th, 2014

Spanish tourism has enjoyed a good summer, according to Exceltur, the Alliance for Tourism Excellence, who on Thursday shared the Ministry of Industry’s optimism over the sector, following the publication of the foreign tourist arrivals figures, which showed an increase in visitors of 8.8% up to the end of August ...

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September 19th, 2014

According to the results of a study carried out by real estate search engine portal, Nuroa.es, which analysed everyday expenses in the major university cities in Spain, such as housing, public transport or menu of the day, it was revealed that Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia are the Spanish cities with ...

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September 10th, 2014

In the first eight months of 2014, Madrid City Council granted a total of 2,741 licences for the construction of new housing, a figure which is 35% more than in the same period in 2013, announced the deputy mayor of the capital, Enrique Nuñez, at a press conference after the ...

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September 8th, 2014

Kenny Jacobs, head of marketing for Ryanair, announced last week that the Irish airline plans to continue to expand in Spain, adding nine new routes from the Adolfo Suárez-Barajas de Madrid airport, five of which will be operational from November. They also announced their intention to increase the frequency of ...

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August 25th, 2014

The price of the Technical Vehicle Inspection (ITV) in Spain varies by up to 113% for diesel vehicles according to the region in which it is carried out, according to a study by Facua-Consumers in Action, which shows that Castilla y León has the highest prices. The results of the study ...

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August 21st, 2014

The Sareb (Company for the Management of Assets proceeding from Restructuring of the Banking System) closed the first half of 2014 with revenues of 1,696 million euros. Of this, 74% comes from the management and sale of financial assets and the remaining 26% from real estate assets, according to information provided ...

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August 14th, 2014

The downward trend in second hand housing prices continued in July, when they fell by 0.6% compared with the previous month, and by 7.5% year-on-year, according to a report prepared by the property portal hogaria.net. Specifically, the average price per square metre throughout the country stood at 1,596 euros in July, ...

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August 4th, 2014

  According to Bankinter, signs of stabilisation are beginning to become apparent in the Spanish housing market: the demand for housing is growing compared to 2013, the fall in prices has slowed considerably, and the economic environment will continue to improve over the next 18 months. The financial institution ...

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