• International Tourists’ Spending up 8.4% to May

    International tourists visiting Spain spent a record 21,809 million euros in the first five months of the year, which is an increase of 8.4% compared to the same period in 2014. The average daily expenditure rose by 4.4%, to 116 …

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  • Foreign Social Security Contributors Rose by 55,334 in May

    The average number of foreign citizens registered with the Spanish Social Security system stood at 1,663,217 in May, representing an increase over April of 3.44%, or 55,334 social security contributors. A total of 901,882 of these foreign contributors are men …

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  • Holiday Home Market Picking Up in Coastal Areas

    The holiday housing market continues to be affected by the adjustment of prices and the absence of new developer activity in the greater part of the Spanish coastal areas. However, according to a report prepared by the real estate appraisal …

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  • The Rise in House Prices Moderates

    The average price of free housing in Spain slightly moderated its increase at the beginning of 2015. According to the Housing Price Index (HPI) published by the National Statistics Institute this week, the price of homes rose by 1.5% in …

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  • House Prices on the Coast Rose by 1.4% to May

    According to the latest Tinsa IMIE General and Large Markets Index, the average price of housing in Spain in May, was 1.6% cheaper than at the end of 2014, similar to the accumulated decline recorded in the Balearic and Canary …

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  • Adecco Predicts Creation of a Million Jobs Over Summer

    According to the calculations of the multinational human resource consulting company, Adecco, and one of their divisions, Adecco Outsourcing, the summer campaign in Spain, which covers the months of June to September, will generate around 989,048 contracts of employment, which …

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  • Foreigners Registered in Spanish Social Security System up 2.85% in April

    The number of foreign citizens registered with the Spanish Social Security system stood at 1,607,883 in April, representing an increase of 2.85%, or 44,540 National Insurance contributors, compared with the previous month. According to the Spanish Government website, La Moncloa, …

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  • Spain Receives Record 16 Million Tourists to April

    Spain continues to break records for foreign tourist arrivals, and received 16 million visitors in the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 4.4% over the same period of 2014. Moreover, in April alone, Spain registered a …

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  • A Record 577 Spanish Beaches Will Raise a Blue Flag this Summer

    Spain has this year been awarded a total of 678 blue flags: 101 for its marinas and 577 for its beaches, which is four more than last year and a new record. “This means that not only one in every …

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  • Homes Sales Rise 2.1% in March Y-o-Y

    Home sales in Spain increased by 2.1% in March compared to the same month of 2014, reaching a total of 27,280 transactions, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute last week, relating to sales recorded in the property …

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  • Decline in House Prices Moderates to 1.7% in April

    Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported yesterday that average housing prices in Spain registered a year-on-year decline of 1.7% in April, compared with the decline of 2.8% registered the previous month, and have accumulated a decline of 41.2% since their …

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  • Spain Received Record 10.6 Million International Tourists in Q1

    Spain closed the first quarter of the year with a record turnover of 10.6 million foreign tourists, which represents an increase of 5.3% over the same period in 2014, according to the latest Frontur tourist border movements survey data, published …

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  • Rental Housing Gaining in Popularity

    According to the Continuous Household Survey data for 2014, published by the National Statistics Institute, the number of people opting for rental housing is increasing, with up to 16.6% of Spanish families already living in rented homes. Although still far …

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  • Average House Prices Have Fallen by 41.4% Since 2007

    Real estate appraisal company, Tinsa, reported earlier this week that average house prices in Spain registered a decline of 2.8% year-on-year in March, compared with a decline of 3.6% registered the previous month, and has now accumulated a decline of …

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  • Spain Property Sector Still Recovering, Says BBVA

    According to the BBVA’s ‘Flash Real Estate Spain’ report for April, the real estate sector in Spain is officially in recovery, and their statistics indicate that the situation is likely to continue, with the buying and selling of houses, construction …

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