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Monthly Archives: September, 2017

Selling a Property? 7 Tips to Achieve a Quick Sale

Tips for property quick sale

In 2016, 44% of buyers looked online for properties for sale. Among younger buyers that number is even higher with 58% of Millennials* using the internet to find their next home. Most buyers will have seen a dozen or so properties online before they step foot inside any of them. This is why your photos Continue Reading

Malaga Airport Passenger Numbers Up in August

Malaga airport handled over 2 million passengers in August

Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled 2,173,006 passengers in August, 11.3% more than in the same month in 2016, according to airport network AENA. This positive change was supported by the pull of the international market, as well as the dynamism of the domestic market. The bulk of passengers (2,166,538) travelled on commercial flights. Of those, Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Increased 10% in August

Average rental cost increased 10% in August

The average cost of renting increased by 10% year-on-year in Spain in August. This is the third year-on-year increase over 10% in 2017, in addition to 30 consecutive months of annual growth, according to the latest data from fotocasa. The year-on-year variation recorded this month is the third highest recorded this year: in May it Continue Reading

Costa del Sol Q1 House Sales 2004-2017

Q1 Sales Graph - 2004 - 2017

According to the latest figures from the INE, July saw a 16.8% increase in the number of homes sold in Spain, when compared to the previous year. So, has the market stabilised? Are sales back up to pre-crisis levels? To try and answer those questions we take a brief look at the Q1 sales results Continue Reading

Price of Housing Down in August

Second-hand housing prices fell slightly in August

According to the latest monthly sales price report from pisos.com, the average price of second-hand housing in Spain was 1,528 euros per square metre in August 2017. This figure represents an increase of 0.2% compared to the previous month. On a year-on-year basis the variation is -1.99%. The price of housing has recently been fluctuating Continue Reading

Spain Saw Over 10 Million Tourists in July

Everywhere was busy in July!

As the summer draws to a close and the country begins to relax, the tourist statistics released by the INE once again break records. Spain received a massive 10.5 million international tourists in July, 10.1% more than in the same month last year. Source No prizes for guessing where the majority of those tourists came Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Increased in Second Quarter

Rents in Marbella increased 11.6%

The average cost of renting increased in Spain by 4.8% during the second quarter of 2017. The average price per square metre now stands at 9.4 euros per month, according to a report from idealista. Average rental prices increased in all the autonomous communities during the second quarter except for Euskadi where prices fell by Continue Reading