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September 4th, 2015

The number of job offers in Spain increased by 21% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015, according to the latest study by the HR consultancy, Robert Walters. The Spanish market once again registered the largest increase in job applications in Europe so far this year, and the real estate ...

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September 4th, 2015

Real estate investment in Europe has grown by 25% since January, compared to the same period of last year, and is the best six months data recorded since 2007, according to a recent report published by the international consultants, Savills. The volume of investment recorded in the first half of the ...

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September 3rd, 2015

According to the latest figures published by the European Commission statistical agency, Eurostat, the rate of unemployment in the eurozone fell to 10.9% in July, which is two-tenths below the June rate and seven tenths less than a year ago, and represents its minimum rate since February 2012. Eurostat’s data ...

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September 3rd, 2015

The price of second hand housing in Spain registered a decline of 0.6% in August, over the previous month, to stand at 1,577 euros per square metre, according to the latest real estate price index from idealista.com. Compared with the data for August 2014, when the price of second hand ...

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September 2nd, 2015

According to the latest data published by the National Statistics Institute, the number of overnight stays in non-hotel tourist accommodation in Spain (apartments, campsites, rural tourism accommodations and hostels) accumulated an increase of 7.1% in July, exceeding 18.5 million stays. Specifically, the number of overnight stays by residents of Spain increased ...

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September 1st, 2015

The price of housing in Spain increased by 5.1% year-on-year in the second quarter of the year, according to the latest statistics from the Association of Property Registrars. This increase is almost double the increase recorded in the first quarter of the year (2.65%), which the Registrars point out "consolidates ...

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September 1st, 2015

According to data from the latest Egatur tourist expenditure survey, published last week by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism, international tourists visiting Spain spent a total of 37,129 million euros between January and July this year, which represents an increase of 7.7% over the same period of 2014, ...

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September 1st, 2015

The number of new mortgages constituted on homes in Spain listed in the Property Registers stood at a total of 21,454 in June, which represents an increase of 26.3% over the figure for the same month of 2014, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute, which pointed ...

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August 31st, 2015

According to data published last week by the Bank of Spain, the value of all the 500 euro notes in circulation in Spain stood at 35,006 million euros in July, and is the lowest value registered since January 2005, when the number of notes in circulation amounted to a value ...

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August 31st, 2015

Data from a recent study conducted by online holiday rental portal, HomeAway, on summer holiday rentals in Spain in 2015, have revealed that domestic demand has increased this year by 24% compared to the summer of 2014. Of all the enquires received via the portal for holiday rentals in Spain during ...

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August 28th, 2015

Spanish hotels recorded 39.8 million overnight stays in July, representing an increase of 5.9% over the same month of 2014, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute this week. The increase in overnight stays is due mainly to the 7% rise in stays by residents in Spain, while the ...

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August 28th, 2015

According to the annual report prepared by property portal idealista.com on shared apartments, the interest in rooms for rent in Spain has grown by 12% over the last 12 months, rising from 14,664,547 online searches carried out in the first 6 months of 2014, to 16,449,121 searches carried out in ...

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August 27th, 2015

Spanish drivers lost an average of 17 hours in traffic jams during 2014, according to the annual traffic report published by INRIX, which places Spain, once again, in eleventh position in the ranking of the most congested European countries. Barcelona is the Spanish city with most traffic jams, and also recorded ...

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August 27th, 2015

L'Eixample in Barcelona is the most sought-after district in Spain when it comes to buying a home, according to data from a study carried out by real estate portal, fotocasa.es, although the number of searches for homes in this area has fallen by 1% this year, compared with 2014. The second ...

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August 26th, 2015

Google paid tribute to La Tomatina by dedicating their Doodle today to the popular fiesta, held in the Valencian town of Buñol, which this year celebrates its 70th anniversary. The animated Doodle shows various characters engaging in a battle of tomatoes, simulating what will happen in Buñol later today. On its 70th ...

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