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February 5th, 2016

According to a study carried out by property portal, idealista.com, which analysed the 38,595 homes in Spain advertised for sale on their portal in January from the various financial institutions, the majority of these dwellings are located in small or medium size towns, with approximately 66% of the banks’ homes ...

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February 4th, 2016

According to the latest data from the European Commission statistics office, Eurostat, Spain heads the ranking of European Union (EU) countries where the highest percentage of the population lives in apartments, with some 66.5% of the Spanish population living in apartments compared to 33.1% who live in a house. Eurostat’s ...

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February 3rd, 2016

The recent report on “Emerging Trends in Real Estate Europe 2016” prepared by PwC and the Urban Land Institute, forecasts good real estate prospects for the larger cities in Spain, especially for Madrid and Barcelona. Madrid remains ranked in fourth position among the most attractive European cities, after Berlin, Hamburg and ...

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February 2nd, 2016

According to the latest data published by the Spanish Ministry of Public Works, between January and November of 2015, the number of permits authorised for new construction for residential use in Spain amounted to a total of 44,577, which represents an increase of 35% compared with the same period of ...

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February 1st, 2016

According to the latest mortgage statistics released by the National Statistics Institute last week, the number of new mortgages constituted on homes listed in the property registers in Spain stood at a total of 19,247 in November last year, which represents an increase of 16.4% over the same month of ...

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January 29th, 2016

According to the latest statistics released this week by the General Council of Notaries, home sales in Spain continued to increase during the third quarter of 2015, growing by 14.7% compared with the same period of the previous year, and all of Spain’s regions except for Navarra registered positive figures ...

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January 28th, 2016

The average price of second hand homes in Spain fell by -0.8% in 2015, according to data from the "Housing in 2015" report prepared by property portal fotocasa, which placed its value at 1,619 euros/m2 compared with the figure of 1,632 euros/m2 recorded at the end of 2014. This year-on-year decline ...

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January 27th, 2016

The price of rental housing in Spain closed 2015 with an average increase of 3.3%, according to data from property portal idealista.com, which placed the price per square metre at 7.1 euros per month. Barcelona is the provincial capital where rents increased most during 2015 and is the only city ...

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January 26th, 2016

According to data published last week by the European Commission statistics office, Eurostat, the price of housing in Spain registered an increase of 4.5% in the third quarter of 2015, compared with the same period of the previous year. This year-on-year increase is higher than the figures registered for both the ...

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January 25th, 2016

The price of housing in Spain increased most in the provinces of Gerona, Barcelona and Lleida last year, where they registered increases of 10%, 5% and 5%, respectively. In contrast, Tarragona was the only province in this region where prices did not rise last year – in fact they registered ...

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January 22nd, 2016

In November 2015, the number of housing transactions carried out in Spain reached a total of 34,918, which represents an increase of 7.3% over the same month of the previous year, and 18 months of continuous growth, according to the latest statistics published by the General Council of Notaries, which ...

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January 21st, 2016

According to data included in a report carried out by the accommodation portal for international students, Uniplaces, students from European Union countries generated some 9,226,467 million euros per month for the Spanish rental market during 2015. Specifically, Madrid, Catalonia and Valencia were the regions which received most university students last yeark, ...

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January 20th, 2016

According to the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) figures published by the National Statistics Institute last week, the average price of rental housing in Spain fell by -0.4% in December last year, compared to the same month in 2014. With the December figure, the price of rental housing has now accumulated ...

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January 19th, 2016

The Tinsa IMIE General and Large Markets Index, which measures the evolution of the price of new and used finished housing in Spain, stood at 1,320 points in December, which is 1.8% below the level recorded the previous year. Despite the average price of housing being 1% higher in the ...

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January 18th, 2016

Zagaleta Limited, the British owned company of the most exclusive residential complex in Europe – La Zagaleta, located in Benahavís in the Málaga province – have acquired the Valderrama Group for a price of 40 million euros. Valderrama Group owns the Valderrama golf course located in Sotogrande, San Roque (Cádiz), which ...

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