Articles tagged as: spanish property

May 21st, 2015

According to the latest real estate statistics published by the General Council of Notaries, the number of home sales transactions in Spain grew by 12.3% during the month of March, while prices fell by 7.5%.This new drop in house prices has brought the average cost per square metre of housing ...

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May 20th, 2015

According to the latest real estate registry statistics published by the Property Registrars, average housing values in Spain rose by 2.65% during the first quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2014, confirming the upward trend noted by other organisations. Since the maximum values reached in 2007, ...

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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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May 18th, 2015

The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 0.6% in April, compared to the same month of 2014, according to the latest consumer price index (CPI) published by the National Statistics Institute last week.Thus, El Mundo reported that, according to the CPI, housing rental prices have now accumulated ...

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May 15th, 2015

A recent study carried out by property portal, fotocasa.es, and market research company, Netquest, by surveying over 10,000 website users, reveals major differences between new tenants and home owners. According to the study "Profile of the Tenant in 2014", the main reason given for opting to rent a home was ...

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May 14th, 2015

One of the variables most commonly used to work out the accessibility of housing is the calculation of the property price over the available household gross income. In a monthly report entitled the "Real Estate Thermometer", published by La Caixa Research, the entity indicates that the effort to gain access ...

Continue reading Financial Effort to Buy a Home at Sustainable Levels

May 13th, 2015

The Spanish real estate company, Realia, registered profit of 0.2 million euros in the first quarter of the year, compared with losses of 7.6 million euros recorded between January and March of last year, the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV) reported this week. The CNMV is the Spanish ...

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May 12th, 2015

According to the luxury real estate company, Engel & Völkers, they have seen an optimistic start to 2015 in the luxury housing market, with the national demand for homes of high-standing growing more than foreign demand for the first time in years.Joan Galo, Managing Director of the agency in Barcelona ...

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May 11th, 2015

Home sales in Spain increased by 2.1% in March compared to the same month of 2014, reaching a total of 27,280 transactions, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute last week, relating to sales recorded in the property registers from transactions carried out in previous months. This year-on-year ...

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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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May 6th, 2015

The 2015 Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition (Sima), to be held in the Feria de Madrid from 7th to 10th May, is set to surpass the figures of all the previous editions of the fair, both for the size of the exhibition area and for the number of exhibitors taking ...

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May 5th, 2015

Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported yesterday that average housing prices in Spain registered a year-on-year decline of 1.7% in April, compared with the decline of 2.8% registered the previous month, and have accumulated a decline of 41.2% since their maximum values reached in December 2007, before the start of ...

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May 4th, 2015

A total of nine of Spain’s regions registered increases in the average price of second hand housing in April, according to the latest price index from Spanish property portal, idealista.com, while the remaining regions registered declines.The report points out that the average price per square metre closed April at the ...

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May 1st, 2015

The number of building licence applications for the construction of new housing in Spain grew by 48.2% in the two months to the end of February 2015, with 7,640 permits being issued, after registering their first upturn since 2006 at the end of last year which, according to data from ...

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April 30th, 2015

Data published by the Spanish National Statistics Institute this week, relating to housing transactions carried out in previous months, shows that the number of new mortgages contracted for home purchases grew by 29.2% during the second month of 2015, over the same period in 2014, reaching a total of 21,298 ...

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