• Buying Second Hand Homes to Reform Can Be Cheaper Than Buying New

    In some regions of Spain, buying and renovating a second hand home can work out much more economical than buying a new home, reported El Economista. While the average price of a new build home of 90 square metres amounts …

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  • Second Hand Housing Prices Dropped by 0.2% in April

    Second hand housing prices in Spain stood at an average of 1,624 euros/m2 in April, and registered a decline of -0.2% over the previous month, according to the latest real estate prices data from property portal, fotocasa. This slight decline …

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  • Homes Sales Increased by 5.8% in March

    Home sales transactions carried out in Spain in March, according to statistics prepared by the General Council of Notaries, registered an increase of 5.8% compared to the same month of 2015, to a total of 38,674 transactions, although in seasonally …

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  • New Home Completions Rose by 15.5% to February

    According to recent data published by the Spanish Government’s Ministry of Public Works, a total of 7,326 new homes were completed in Spain in the first two months of this year. This figure represents an increase of 15.5% compared with …

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  • Home Rental Prices Dropped Slightly in April

    The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 0.1% in April, compared to the same month of 2015, according to the latest consumer price index data (CPI) published by the National Statistics Institute. With the April data, home …

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  • Foreign Home Buyers on the Increase Last Year

    Foreign home buyers, taking advantage of the strong decline in prices registered in the real estate sector since the bursting of the housing bubble, bought more homes than ever in Spain during the last year. Specifically, these international investors acquired …

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  • House Prices Rose by 0.1% in April, Say Tinsa

    Average new and second hand housing prices in Spain remained stable in April, registering growth of 0.1% over the same month of last year, according to the latest IMIE index published by property appraisal organisation, Tinsa. The April increase is, …

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  • Home Sales Increased by 16.8% Y-o-Y in March

    Sales of homes in Spain increased by 16.8% in March, compared with the same month of 2015, to a total of 31,925 transactions, according to the latest Transfer of Property Rights data published by the National Statistics Institute this week. …

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  • Foreign Buyers Accounted for 20% of Housing Transactions in 2015

    According to the latest data released by Spain’s General Council of Notaries, foreigners bought a total of 76,680 homes in Spain in 2015, which accounted for 20% of the total housing transactions during the year, and represents an increase in …

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  • SIMA 2016 Ends With 5% Increase in Visitors

    The 18th Edition of the Salón Inmobiliario de Madrid (SIMA) closed its doors on Sunday after four days in which it noted the return of buyers’ confidence together with greater real estate activity, while at the same time registering an …

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  • Spanish Construction Workers Earn 4% More Than in 2010

    Spanish construction professionals are better paid now than five years ago, according to the latest report by the consulting firm Adecco, but wages in the sector are still behind the national average. The report says that the average salary of …

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  • Second Hand House Prices Rose by 1.64% in April

    The average price of second hand homes in Spain stood at 1,552 euros per square metre in April, representing an increase of 0.06% over March, when the price was 1,551 euros. These figures come from the monthly report prepared by …

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  • 81% of Spaniards Search for Homes Online

    A recent study prepared by RE/MAX Europe highlighted that 68% of European citizens who are interested in buying a house, manage to achieve their goal within around two months. This includes Spanish citizens, who visit an average of seven properties …

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  • 67% of Tourist Homes Occupied During May Holiday Weekend

    According to a study conducted by a specialised website, during the holiday weekend from 29th April to 2nd May it was expected that some 67% of tourist holiday homes in Spain would be occupied, at an average price per person …

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  • Second Hand House Prices Remained Stable in April

    During the month of April, the price of second hand homes in Spain remained stable, registering only a slight decrease of 0.8%, to stand at an average price of 1,539 euros/m2, according to the latest real estate price index published …

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