Articles tagged as: spanish real estate

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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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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July 22nd, 2014

According to the Spanish Real Estate Situation report published by independent property value experts, Euroval, only 30% of the homes currently purchased in Spain are made with a mortgage, and 70% are financed without a mortgage or paid in cash, which is quite a contrast with the data which recorded ...

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July 10th, 2014

The Spanish real estate market is continuing to recover from the crisis and now appears to be on the right path. The average price overall of new and used housing stood at 1,328 euros per square metre at the end of the second quarter of 2014, representing an increase of ...

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June 20th, 2014

Houses in Spain, as all the studies suggest, are still getting cheaper, but at a more moderate rate. The most recent report to confirm this is the Spanish Real Estate Market Index (IMIE) from the property appraiser, Tinsa, who reported that the average price of housing fell by 4% in ...

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May 30th, 2014

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that the end of the adjustments in housing prices in Spain "is near", although there is still a large surplus of unsold homes, explained the head of the IMF mission for Spain, James Daniel. During the presentation of the report on the findings of this ...

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May 12th, 2014

The Bank Restructuring Asset Management Company (Sareb), currently one of the most active ‘property development companies’ in the Spanish real estate market, recently announced its intention to complete 130 ongoing promotions this year – from around 650 it has in its portfolio – consisting of 3,000 homes, which will be ...

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April 17th, 2014

The volume of foreign investment in real estate in Spain rose in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, to a total of 6,453 million euros, the highest amount recorded in the last nine years, and 16% higher than a year earlier. The increase in funds allocated to purchasing property in Spain ...

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April 11th, 2014

The Spanish Real Estate Market Index (IMIE) used by the real estate appraiser, Tinsa, to analyse housing prices in Spain, registered a year-on-year decline of 5.5% in March. According to their data, the descent moderated in the third month of the year placing the index at 1376 points, a value ...

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March 26th, 2014

Spanish real estate network Look and Find said in a statement that: "the number of people who are of the opinion that it's a good time to buy a home, after the price declines that have taken place over recent years, is continuing to grow, little by little". El Mundo ...

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March 10th, 2014

Preparations are continuing for the 16th edition of the Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA), which is to be held from 29th May to 1st June. One of the main new events will be the First Forum on ‘International Funds in the Spanish Real Estate Market’. It is scheduled to take ...

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January 13th, 2014

Landmark buildings, shops, offices, houses, apartments - in fact virtually all possible property types from the extensive Spanish housing stock were purchased last year at great prices, by foreign capital investment funds, companies, or citizens of other countries seeking a return on their money or a holiday home, reported El ...

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October 28th, 2013

According to the latest data from the Bank of Spain, foreign investment in Spanish real estate reached 2,834 million euros in the first half of 2013, the largest amount in nine years, while Spanish spending on property outside of the country registered its lowest level in 10 years, at 199 ...

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October 24th, 2013

The Spanish real estate appraisal company, Sociedad de Tasación, has estimated that the market value of housing in Spain will fall to 1,160 euros per square metre by the end of 2013, which will represent a cumulative decline of 51.7% since its historical maximum registered in 2007, of 2,401 euros ...

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October 15th, 2013

The publication last week of the new Law on Entrepreneurs in the Government’s Official State Bulletin marks the start of a new horizon of investments in Spanish property. According to its provisions, "the acquisition of property in Spain with an investment of equal or superior to 500,000 euros per applicant" ...

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