Articles tagged as: Spain real estate

March 17th, 2015

The sale of homes in Spain grew by 21.6% during 2014, reaching a total of 365,594 transactions, according to the Ministry of Development’s real estate transactions statistics, which highlights that this is the highest figure for home sales since 2010.All of Spain’s regions registered increases in the number of home ...

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February 13th, 2015

The Tinsa IMIE General and Large Markets Index for January, published this week, shows that in January this year the average price of finished housing (new and used) stood at 2.7% below the level of January 2014. This is the first time since June 2008 that the General Index has ...

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February 11th, 2015

Over the next five years the volume of people employed in the Spanish real estate sector will increase, in relation to the working population, to account for around 10% of the total, according to a recent survey carried out by the consulting firm KPMG.This rate is three points higher than ...

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February 6th, 2015

With just three months until the 17th Edition of the International Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA) opens it doors in Madrid from 7th until 10th of May, the organisers are looking at the possibility of expanding the size of the exhibition space in order to meet the demand, as already more ...

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January 7th, 2015

Recent data from the Ministry of Development shows that, in the period from January to September of 2014, real estate transactions for private housing carried out by foreigners resident in Spain, reached a total of 6,077.4 million euros. This amount is 28.4% higher than the figure recorded during the same ...

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December 31st, 2014

The number of applications for building permits to construct new housing in Spain surged by 6.7% in the first ten months of the year, compared with the same period of 2013, one percentage point more than in September, to stand at a total of 30,858 applications, according to the Ministry ...

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December 26th, 2014

The number of home mortgages constituted in October rose by 18% year-on-year, accumulating five consecutive months of increases. The increase registered in October is, however, lower than the figure recorded for the previous month, which stood at 29.8%.According to the latest National Statistics Institute data published this week, a total of ...

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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 13th, 2014

Provisional data for September on the transfer of property rights, published this week by the National Statistics Institute, show that home sales in Spain increased by 13.7% in September compared with the same month of 2013, to a total of 27,024 transactions, due to the strong rebound in the number ...

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November 10th, 2014

According to the IMIE Local Markets House Price Index for the third quarter of 2014, published last week by property appraisers, Tinsa, the average price of housing in Spain fell by 4.3% in the third quarter, compared to the same period in 2013, accumulating a decline of 40.3% since the ...

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October 30th, 2014

The average value of home mortgages contracted in Spain in August this year reached 102,430 euros, which is an increase of 5.8% over the same month of 2013, while the capital loaned increased by 31% year-on-year, to a total of 1,540.5 million euros.According to the latest data published this week ...

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October 20th, 2014

The latest statistics released by the General Council of Notaries for August, based on actual transactions closed during that period, show a new surge in real estate activity in Spain, with the number of housing transactions carried out reaching a total of 17,045, which is an increase of 13.9% over ...

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September 19th, 2014

Data from the General Council of Notaries, which is for many the most reliable and closest to reality reference when it comes to the housing market in Spain, have again published negative figures for the month of July, both in the number of sales (-9.8%) as well as the prices ...

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September 16th, 2014

Provisional data published by the National Statistics Institute on Thursday last week indicated that home sales in Spain rose by 10.7% in July, over the same month of 2013, to a total of 28,583 transactions, driven by a surge in the second hand market.The year-on-year increase in July is the ...

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