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Housing Sales Slow Dramatically in August Tue, 22 Oct 2019

The Canary Islands saw an 18.8% fall in sales

The number of home sales in Spain decreased dramatically in August with a 21.1% fall when compared to August 2018. When compared to July 2019, the fall is 26.1%, according to data from the INE. This follows similar data announced by the notaries earlier this week that the housing market had collapsed in August. Figures Continue Reading

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Cost of Renting a Home Still Rising Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Cost of Renting a Home Still Rising

At the end of the third quarter of 2019, the average cost of renting a home in Spain was 10.9 euros per square metre per month, a quarterly increase of 0.9%. When comparing to the same period last year prices have increased by 5.2%, according to a report from idealista. Rents in the two large Continue Reading

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Over 10 million Tourists Chose Spain in August Wed, 09 Oct 2019

Over 2 million Brits arrived in August

In August, Spain received a massive 10.1 million international tourists, 0.5% lower than in the same month last year. The UK was once again the main source of those tourists. Almost 2.2 million Brits chose Spain for their August holidays, representing 21.5% of the total, but a decrease of 3.1% when compared to August last Continue Reading

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House Prices Down in Third Quarter Fri, 04 Oct 2019

Prices fell 0.47% in Andalusia

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain stood at 1,696 euros per square metre at the end of September. This figure represents a fall of 1.15% when compared to the previous quarter. However, when compared to Q3 in the previous year, the variation is +2.63%. On a monthly basis, the figure is 0.09% lower Continue Reading

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Borrowing For Home Buying Up in July Wed, 02 Oct 2019

Home borrowing increased in July, year-on-year

There was an increase of 13.1% in the number of new mortgages taken on homes in July, when compared to July 2018. However, the average amount of the loans taken fell by 2.5% to 121,414 euros, according to data from the INE. The total borrowed for home loans in July reached a massive 4,048 million Continue Reading

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Cost of Renting a Studio Rising Fastest Fri, 27 Sep 2019

Studio prices in Murcia are up 25%

When looking to rent an apartment, tenants usually look at the rental prices, the number of rooms and the m². Over the last year, the prices of rental apartments have varied a great deal according to the number of bedrooms in the main provincial capitals. In the second quarter of this year, there have been Continue Reading

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Property Prices Remaining Stable in 2019 Wed, 25 Sep 2019

Property Prices Remaining Stable in 2019

During the first six months of this year the average price of housing has grown 0.1% to stand at 1,637 euros p/m² in June, according to the Ministry of Development. The year-on-year increase in the second quarter reached 3.1%, led by the communities of Madrid (+5.2%), the Balearic Islands (+5%), and Catalonia (+4.3%). The quarterly Continue Reading

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Cost of Renting Drops in August Thu, 19 Sep 2019

Cost of Renting Drops in August

The price of rental housing in Spain fell again in August with owners now asking 0.5% less than in July. However, when compared to August 2018, prices have actually risen by 7.7%. This brings the average cost per square metre to €8.50 p/month. Shockingly, this national average is a massive 39% lower than the average Continue Reading

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Malaga Airport – Busiest August in 100 Years Tue, 17 Sep 2019

Malaga Airport - Busiest August in 100 Years

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport had a record-breaking August, the busiest since its creation 100 years ago. Over 2.2 million passengers passed through in August, 4.1% more than in the same month in 2018. Both foreign and domestic numbers increased, according to data from airport operator AENA. The bulk of users travelled on commercial flights (excluding Continue Reading

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Slowdown in Property Sales in July Thu, 12 Sep 2019

New property sales fell 33.1%

In July, there were 46,015 housing sales, an interannual fall of 20.8%, according to a report from the General Council of Notaries. By type of housing, there was a 21.6% year-on-year fall in the sale of apartments, while sales of single-family homes fell by 17.5%. The falls were due to a fall of 33.1% in Continue Reading

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