Articles tagged as: spanish property

April 24th, 2015

An article published in the latest issue of the British magazine, The Economist, has estimated that housing prices in Spain have fallen by 31.3% since the beginning of the crisis, in the first quarter of 2008, and warns that they are still falling. This decline is the third largest recorded ...

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April 22nd, 2015

According to the Continuous Household Survey data for 2014, published by the National Statistics Institute, the number of people opting for rental housing is increasing, with up to 16.6% of Spanish families already living in rented homes.Although still far from the averages for other European countries, this percentage represents quite ...

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April 21st, 2015

The price of housing in Spain rose by 0.2% in the last quarter of 2014, compared with the same period of the previous year, according to recent data from the European Commission statistical office, Eurostat, while house prices in the countries of the eurozone registered an increase of 1.1% over ...

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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 20th, 2015

The price of rental housing fell by 0.5% in the month of March, which is one tenth less than a month earlier, and only two tenths below the general index (-1.1%). The Spanish National Statistics Institute confirmed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose four tenths in March, over that ...

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April 17th, 2015

Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported earlier this week that average house prices in Spain registered a decline of 2.8% year-on-year in March, compared with a decline of 3.6% registered the previous month, and has now accumulated a decline of 41.4% since the maximum values reached in December 2007, before ...

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April 16th, 2015

The average price of second hand housing for sale in Spain stood at 1,618 euros/m2 in March, and registered a decline of -0.8% in the first quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2014, according to a report entitled "Housing in the first quarter of 2015" prepared ...

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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 14th, 2015

A total of 29,714 home sales transactions were registered in Spain in February, which is one of the highest figures in recent months, and represents an increase of 15.5% over the same month of 2014, according to the Spanish National Statistics Institute data released last week, which corresponds to sales ...

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April 13th, 2015

According to the BBVA’s 'Flash Real Estate Spain' report for April, the real estate sector in Spain is officially in recovery, and their statistics indicate that the situation is likely to continue, with the buying and selling of houses, construction and the signing of new mortgages continuing to rise, driven ...

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April 10th, 2015

In the first three months of the year, real estate transactions with a total value of 2,463 million euros were carried out in Spain, with foreign capital accounting for half of the operations. According to consultants, Cushman & Wakefield, the properties most in demand were commercial in nature, and represented close to ...

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April 9th, 2015

The average price of second hand housing for sale in Spain stood at 1,618 euros/m2 in March after registering a slight decline, of -0.8%, in the first quarter of the year over the previous quarter, according to data provided by property portal, fotocasa.es, in their first quarterly report for 2015.Housing ...

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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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April 7th, 2015

According to data from the quarterly report prepared by property portal, pisos.com, the price of housing in Spain experienced a decline of 7.2% in March, compared with the same month of last year, and fell by 1.29% quarter-on-quarter compared to December 2014, to stand at 1,538 euros per square metre. ...

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April 6th, 2015

The number of building licence applications for new housing grew by 38.9% in January, to a total of 3,466 certificates, after ending last year registering the first upturn since 2006, in anticipation of a certain recovery in developer activity, according to data from the Ministry of Development.However, the figures are ...

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