• Home Mortgages Increased by 21.4% in April

    The number of mortgages constituted on homes listed in the Property Registers stood at 18,857 in April, which is 21.4% more than in the same month of 2014, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Institute, which pointed …

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  • Creation of New Companies Registers Highest Figure in Seven Years

    The constitution of new companies in Spain grew by 4% year-on-year in March, reaching a total of 9,903 companies. According to the National Statistics Institute data, this is the highest figure since April 2008. One out of every five of …

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  • Price of Housing Rose by 0.3% in 2014 Following Six Years of Declines

    According to data from the Housing Price Index published by the Spanish National Statistics Institute on Monday, housing prices in Spain rose by an average of 0.3% in 2014, compared to the previous year, registering their first increase after six …

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  • Home Mortgages Rose by 14% in November

    The number of new mortgages constituted on homes listed in the property records reached a total of 15,900 in November, which is 14.2% more than in the same month of 2013, according to data published by the National Statistics Institute …

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  • Spain’s Working Population Has Dropped by 428,000 People

    Between 2013 and 2014, the Spanish population fell by 358,442 people, a drop of -0.8%, to 46.7 million. According to the information published this week by the National Statistics Institute, this confirms that there has been a significant decline in …

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  • Home Sales Up 13% in Q3

    Home sales in Spain increased by 13.5% in the third quarter of the year, compared with the same period in 2013, accumulating a third consecutive quarter of positive results, according to the Ministry of Development’s data published in a press …

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  • Home Sales Registered 16% Increase in October

    As a result of the sharp rise in the number of second-hand property transactions, sales of homes in Spain increased by 16% in October, compared to the same month of 2013, reaching a total of 26,468 transactions, according to the …

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  • 7,983 New Companies Created in October

    A total of 7,983 new companies were created in Spain in October, according to the latest figures from the National Statistics Institute, which represents an increase of 2.9% over the same month of 2013, and two consecutive months of rises …

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  • Price of Housing Rises for Second Consecutive Quarter

    The price of housing in Spain registered another rise in the third quarter of the year, with the value increasing by 0.3% compared to the same period in 2013, and accumulated two consecutive quarters of increases, following the 0.8% increase …

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  • Home Sales Rose by 13.7% in September Y-o-Y

    Provisional data for September on the transfer of property rights, published this week by the National Statistics Institute, show that home sales in Spain increased by 13.7% in September compared with the same month of 2013, to a total of …

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  • Spain’s Unemployment Rate Stood at 23.67% in Q3

    The National Statistics Institute’s Economically Active Population Survey (EAPS) published on Thursday shows that unemployment in Spain fell by 195,200 people in the third quarter, over the previous quarter (-3.5%), representing the biggest decline in a third quarter in the …

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  • Home Foreclosures Rose by 1.5% in the Second Quarter

    The number of foreclosures initiated on primary residences stood at 9,611 in the second quarter of the year, a figure which is 1.5% higher than the previous quarter and 8.4% higher than the same period of 2013, according to provisional …

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  • Property Portals Predict Moderate Drops in House Prices

    Spain’s largest property portals have forecast that there will be further falls in house prices in Spain in the coming months, but have estimated that they will be more moderate, and that some areas of the country will even register …

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  • European Parliament Elections to be Held on 25th May

    The National Statistics Institute announced last week that a total of 36,546,270 voters will be eligible to vote in the European Parliament elections next month. Of this total, 34,485,294 are Spaniards resident in Spain, 1,724,390 are Spaniards resident abroad and …

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  • Inflation at Lowest Rate for December Since 1961

    According to the latest figures published by the National Statistics Institute, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.1% in December over November and increased by a tenth year-on-year, to 0.3%, thus registering its lowest level in a month of …

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