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Average Home Buyer Budgets 173,000€ Mon, 11 Dec 2017

Buyers typically budget less than asking prices

According to a report “Experience of Purchase/Sale of Housing in Spain in 2017” carried out by fotocasa, the average budget set by a home buyer was 173,000€. The budget varies by autonomous community: in Madrid the average is 212,000€. In Catalonia it is 206,000€. The average budget in the Basque Country is 191,000€. In Valencia Continue Reading

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Used Property Prices Up in November Thu, 07 Dec 2017

Used property prices up 0.4% in November

Average second-hand property prices in Spain stood at 1,733 euros/m² in November, a monthly increase of 0.4%, according to data from property portal fotocasa. The slight increase shows that the price of second-hand housing is stabilising and that we are leaving behind the large price drops witnessed in recent years. On the annual variation, the Continue Reading

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Marbella For Sale Recognised for Professionalism Tue, 05 Dec 2017

Marbella For Sale Recognised for Professionalism

After 10 years of serving our clients to the best of our abilities, it is nice to have our hard work recognised. Marbella For Sale were honoured to be nominated for, and win, an award from the Institute for Professional Excellence for “Recognition of Professional Work and Commitment to Excellence”. Our founder and managing director, Continue Reading

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Spanish Property Market in Good Shape for 2018 Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Some cities suffer from lack of space for new builds

A report by pisos.com says the good performance of the Spanish property market has been clearly demonstrated by the statistics for 2017 and has continued to move in a positive direction throughout the year. Everything seems to indicate that prices, purchases, mortgages and new construction licences are in a state of stable growth and may Continue Reading

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Costa del Sol and Malaga Tourism Breaking Records Thu, 30 Nov 2017

Autumn on the coast is signified by a few clouds

During the month of October more than 30 million overnight stays were recorded in hotel establishments across Spain. This represents an increase of 1.1% when compared to the same month of 2016. Overnight stays of travellers’ resident in Spain decreased by 2.2%, while those of non-residents increased 2.6%. The average stay decreased by 0.9% compared Continue Reading

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Sales to Foreign Buyers Increasing Mon, 27 Nov 2017

Spanish property attracts foreign buyers

In the first half of this year, the purchase of free housing by foreign buyers increased by 13.4% year-on-year. The number of British buyers fell slightly as expected in the wake of the Brexit referendum and an uncertain future. However, the number of Chinese and continental Europeans buying in Spain increased, according to a report Continue Reading

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Q3 Marks 10 Quarterly Price Increases Fri, 24 Nov 2017

Evolution of house prices q3 2017

The average price of housing continues to rise in Spain but at a moderate pace. According to data from the Ministry of Development, the average price stood at 1,540 euros/m² at the end of September. This follows price increases of 0.7% quarter-on-quarter and 2.7% year-on-year. The third quarter of this year is therefore the tenth Continue Reading

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Mortgage Clause Claims Exceed Expectations Tue, 21 Nov 2017

The courts are overwhelmed by the number of claims

The provincial courts that were created at the beginning of summer to handle the barrage of lawsuits against banks for abusive mortgage clauses are receiving around 1,000 cases per day. According to the data handled by the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), between January 1st and November 5th, the 54 courts have registered a Continue Reading

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Passenger Numbers Up 7.1% in October Thu, 16 Nov 2017

Almost 2 million passengers in October

Málaga Costa del Sol Airport closed October having handled a 7.1% increase in passenger numbers and 7.5% more flight operations than in the same month in 2016. The month saw 1,833,589 travellers and 13,007 flight operations, both impressive numbers for the month of October. This is according to the latest figures from airport network operator Continue Reading

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Home Sales Increased 11% in September Mon, 13 Nov 2017

18.3% of sales in September were for new property

The number of property transfers registered in the property registers in the month of September was 135,170. This is 1.8% more than in the same month in 2016, according to the latest data from the INE. Of those, the total number of property sales/purchases was a little over 74,000, an annual increase of 7.6%. 86.6% Continue Reading

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