Articles tagged as: Spain real estate

July 9th, 2015

The real estate market is continuing to show clear signs of recovery. According to the Sociedad de Tasación, the average price of new housing rose by 1.8% in the first half of 2015 - the first increase since 2007 - and by 1.4% in the last year. However, in real ...

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July 1st, 2015

The Alpha real estate network, which has more than 170 offices throughout Spain and Latin America, recently announced that they are seeing a growing trend in the number of young tenants becoming owners of their own home. Vice President of the company, Jesús Duque, said that: "since last summer, we have ...

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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 25th, 2015

The real estate market in Spain is showing signs of stability, according to the latest data published by the Ministry of Public Works, which noted that the free housing market moved 10,540.6 million euros in the first quarter of 2015, which is 0.8% more than in the same period of ...

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June 18th, 2015

As was the case in March, home sales in Spain continued to increase in April, and transaction prices fell, according to the latest real estate statistics from the General Council of Notaries. Thus, during the fourth month of 2015, the number of home sales transactions rose by 1.9%, while their ...

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June 12th, 2015

The holiday housing market continues to be affected by the adjustment of prices and the absence of new developer activity in the greater part of the Spanish coastal areas. However, according to a report prepared by the real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, entitled “Vivienda en Costa 2015”, in many of ...

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June 8th, 2015

According to the latest data from property portal, fotocasa.es, in collaboration with the IE Business School, the average price of second hand homes in Spain stood at 1,635 €/m2 in May, and registered a monthly decline of -0.1%. Quarter-on-quarter however, the price of housing increased by 0.5% in May, compared ...

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June 5th, 2015

According to the latest Tinsa IMIE General and Large Markets Index, the average price of housing in Spain in May, was 1.6% cheaper than at the end of 2014, similar to the accumulated decline recorded in the Balearic and Canary Islands with respect to December 2014, which stood at 1.5%. ...

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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

May 8th, 2015

On the occasion of the SIMA International Real Estate Exhibition which is being held in Madrid over this weekend, property portal, fotocasa.es, has prepared an analysis of the average prices of second hand homes in the different districts of Madrid’s capital. One of the most notable results of the analysis is ...

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April 29th, 2015

Foreigners acquired 13% of the homes sold in Spain last year, recording the sixth consecutive annual increase since the 4.2% registered in 2009, according to the Association of Registrars’ statistics for 2014. By region, the greatest volume of home sales transactions by foreign buyers were registered in the Balearic Islands (32.6%), ...

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April 28th, 2015

The gross profitability of all types of real estate assets in Spain is now higher than a year ago, according to a study by property portal, idealista.com, which shows that the greatest increase has been in the offices segment. The profitability of offices recorded a return of 6.7% at the end ...

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April 21st, 2015

The General Council of Notaries’ real estate statistics corresponding to February indicate a moderate recovery for Spain’s housing market, although the institution still registered further declines in the number of home sales (-1.9%) and their prices (-3.1%), while at the same time they registered a significant surge in the number ...

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April 15th, 2015

The price of second hand housing in Spain fell by 5.5% in March, over the same month of last year, and by 0.1% compared to the previous month, to stand at a value of 1,576 euros per square metre, according to property portal, Hogaria.net. The company highlighted that during the third ...

Continue reading Price of Used Housing Dropped by 5.5% Y-o-Y in March

April 8th, 2015

Recent data released by the Spanish Ministry of Development revealed that the volume of real estate transactions on private housing carried out by foreign residents in Spain in 2014, amounted to a total of 8,609.5 million euros. This amount represents an increase of 26.6% over the figure for 2013, which stood ...

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