• Fifteen Regions Register House Price Rises in April

    The average price of second hand housing in Spain stood at 1,636 euros/m2 in April and registered a month-on-month increase of 1.1%, following seven consecutive months of declines, according to data from property portal, fotocasa.es, in collaboration with the IE …

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  • Spain Registers Record Figure for Real Estate Investment in 2014

    Real estate investment in Spain reached 10,200 million euros in 2014, according to a report by real estate consultants, CBRE, a figure which was only previously exceeded in 2007. This places the Spanish real estate market as second in Europe, …

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  • Spanish Banks Introduce American-Style Mortgages

    In a bid to convince potential homebuyers to change their customs, and at the same time increase their own revenues from loans, some Spanish banks are now offering American-style fixed rate mortgages with repayment periods of up to 30 years. …

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  • Home Sales Increased by 1.4% in Q3 and Prices Remained Stable

    The latest statistics from the Spanish Property Registrars show that a total of 79,561 home sales transactions were carried out in the third quarter of the year, which is an increase of 1.4% over the previous quarter, and significantly higher …

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  • BMP President Optimistic Over Spain’s Real Estate Recovery

    Barcelona Meeting Point (BMP), the international real estate show and symposium, celebrates its 18th edition from 29th October to 2nd November 2014 in the Feria de Barcelona. The President of the fair, Enrique Lacalle, said in his presentation that “good …

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  • Madrid Issues 35% More Licences to Build Homes

    In the first eight months of 2014, Madrid City Council granted a total of 2,741 licences for the construction of new housing, a figure which is 35% more than in the same period in 2013, announced the deputy mayor of …

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  • 70% of Homes Bought in Spain are Without a Mortgage

    According to the Spanish Real Estate Situation report published by independent property value experts, Euroval, only 30% of the homes currently purchased in Spain are made with a mortgage, and 70% are financed without a mortgage or paid in cash, …

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  • Price of Housing Up 4.5% Quarter-on-Quarter

    The Spanish real estate market is continuing to recover from the crisis and now appears to be on the right path. The average price overall of new and used housing stood at 1,328 euros per square metre at the end …

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  • House Prices at 2003 Levels, Says Tinsa

    Houses in Spain, as all the studies suggest, are still getting cheaper, but at a more moderate rate. The most recent report to confirm this is the Spanish Real Estate Market Index (IMIE) from the property appraiser, Tinsa, who reported …

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  • IMF Believes House Price Adjustments Nearing an End

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that the end of the adjustments in housing prices in Spain “is near”, although there is still a large surplus of unsold homes, explained the head of the IMF mission for Spain, James Daniel. …

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  • Sareb to Complete 130 Developments in 2014

    The Bank Restructuring Asset Management Company (Sareb), currently one of the most active ‘property development companies’ in the Spanish real estate market, recently announced its intention to complete 130 ongoing promotions this year – from around 650 it has in …

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  • Foreign Real Estate Investment in 2013 Highest in 9 Years

    The volume of foreign investment in real estate in Spain rose in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year, to a total of 6,453 million euros, the highest amount recorded in the last nine years, and 16% higher than a year …

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  • Tinsa Estimates House Prices Fell by 5.5% in March

    The Spanish Real Estate Market Index (IMIE) used by the real estate appraiser, Tinsa, to analyse housing prices in Spain, registered a year-on-year decline of 5.5% in March. According to their data, the descent moderated in the third month of …

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  • Good Time to Buy a Home, Say 39% in Online Survey

    Spanish real estate network Look and Find said in a statement that: “the number of people who are of the opinion that it’s a good time to buy a home, after the price declines that have taken place over recent …

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  • 2013 – Great Year for Foreign Investment in Spanish ‘Brick’

    Landmark buildings, shops, offices, houses, apartments – in fact virtually all possible property types from the extensive Spanish housing stock were purchased last year at great prices, by foreign capital investment funds, companies, or citizens of other countries seeking a …

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