• Buyers Return to Spain’s Luxury Housing Market

    According to international property consultants, Knight Frank, wealthy investors are now returning to the luxury housing market in Spain, after several years accumulating savings and waiting for the national and global economies to recover and improve. Moreover, the value of …

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  • Spain’s Construction Activity Rose by 6.9% Y-o-Y in June

    Data published last week by the European Commission statistics agency, Eurostat, shows that construction activity in Spain grew by 6.9% year-on-year in the month of June, representing the best figures registered of the eurozone countries and the second most significant …

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  • Shared Apartment Rents Have Risen by 22.5% Y-o-Y

    Renting a room in a shared apartment in Spain has an average price of 280.10 euros per month, which is 22.5% more than a year ago, according to a report published by pisos.com. The cities of Madrid and Barcelona together …

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  • Spain’s Coastal Development Grows 33% in 24 Years

    According to the conclusions of a report published by the Sustainability Observatory, some 27.8% of Spain’s 7,898 kilometres of coastline is already urbanised or transformed by man. In the 24 year period between 1987 and 2011, occupation of the first …

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  • Factors to Consider When Pricing a Home for Sale

    In Spain, more than 50% of the homes which are placed on the market for sale are listed at a price higher than recommended, which in the long run harms the interests of the seller. This is according to Jesús …

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  • Completion Certificates for New Homes Fell by 8% Year-on-Year to May

    According to data from the Ministry of Public Works, between January and May of this year, the construction of 17,171 new homes were completed in Spain, which represents a decline of 8% in comparison with the same period of the …

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  • Sector Indicators Highlight Spanish Housing Market Recovery

    The Spanish real estate market recovery is continuing, little by little, according to all the sector indicators, with positive signs being registered in relation to prices, volume of real estate transactions, granting of mortgages, construction activity etc., although with some …

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  • More Chinese Investors Searching for Spanish Real Estate

    Spain is becoming an increasingly popular destination for real estate investment for many middle and upper class Chinese citizens looking for good investment opportunities. According to data compiled by juwai.com, the biggest Chinese portal for property abroad, with an average …

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  • Home Sales Increased by 19.6% to June

    Sales of housing in Spain grew by 19.6% in the first half of the year, reaching a total of 225,551 transactions, thanks to the second hand market, according to the latest statistics released by the General Council of Notaries. Between …

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  • Demand for Rooms for Rent Rises

    In the first six months of this year, interest in rooms for rent in Spain has increased by 48% over the same period of last year, rising from 22.2 million searches to over 33 million searches, according to the annual …

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  • Licences for Housing Reforms Up 2% to May

    Between the months of January and May of this year, a total of 10,676 licences were authorised for the reform or restoration of homes in Spain, which represents an increase of 2% over the same period of the previous year, …

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  • Second Hand House Prices Rose by 0.6% in July

    The average price of second hand housing in Spain stood at around 1,627 €/m2 in July and registered a month-on-month increase of 0.6%. This slight monthly increase, shows once again, that the price of second hand housing is stabilising, leaving …

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  • Spain Still Has a Stock of Over Half a Million Unsold Homes

    Since the boom years and the subsequent bursting of the real estate bubble, the housing market in Spain is gradually absorbing the excess stock of unsold new homes. According to a Spanish Ministry of Public Works’ report published recently containing …

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  • House Prices Rose by Just 0.3% in July

    The price of new and second hand finished housing in Spain increased by 0.3% in July over the same month of last year which, according to the July IMIE index published last Friday by property appraisal company Tinsa, maintains the …

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  • Home Sales Rise by 19.4% to Register Most Transactions in 3 Years

    Data published earlier this week by the National Statistics Institute revealed that home sales in Spain increased by 19.4% in June, compared with the same month of last year, to reach a total of 36,856 transactions. According to the agency’s …

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