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High Net Worth Investors Flocking to Malaga

Beautiful Málaga, popular with buyers and tourists

Malaga, the capital of the Costa del Sol, has edged its way into the list of the most desirable places to buy a house. Thanks to its climate, museums, culture and accessibility, the city has become a magnet for investors and homeowners. Home buyers in Malaga are both national and international. British, Scandinavian, Belgian and Continue Reading

Pace Slowing but Spanish Property is Still Selling

Pace Slowing Still Property Sales

Statistics recently released indicate that in Spain the number of properties sold in January compared to last year only rose by a small amount. Indications from the Spanish Land Registrar show 42,850 properties were sold in the January this year, which is only marginally more than the 42,745 sold in January 2018. The smaller property Continue Reading

Spanish Property Maintains Foreign Interest

Brits made up 14.75% of foreign sales

International buyers continue to see Spain as a safe place for their investments. According to an analysis of the data of the latest Yearbook of the College of Registrars of Spain conducted by Sonneil, 2018 saw record sales of homes to foreign buyers with a total of 65,295 operations. This is 11% more than in Continue Reading

Marbella Sees Boost in Hotel Investment

The iconic hotel will reopen next year

The economic recovery that, according to multiple indicators, is being seen in Marbella is noticeable in the increase of hotel projects in the area. Marbella closed 2017 with a net increase of 924 new companies. In January, more than 28,000 tourists visited the town, an increase of 18.5% over the same month in the previous Continue Reading

New Housing Plan 2018-2021 Approved

Minister for Development, Íñigo de la Serna

The Spanish Government has approved the new Housing Plan 2018-2021, which includes aid for tenants and buyers. The effects will be retroactive from January 1st. According to the Minister of Public Works, Íñigo de la Serna, “it is a plan that tries to satisfy real needs and that is especially focused on young people, the Continue Reading

“Capitals and large cities” Top House Price Increases

The Mediterranean Coast was hit hardest by the crisis

The Tinsa IMIE General Index and Large Markets, which is calculated from the appraisals of finished housing (new and used), collects each month the interannual variation of the value of a m² of property and its level with respect to 2001 (base 1,000) in five representative areas that make up the housing market: “Capitals and Continue Reading

Number of Foreclosures Down in Q3

Andalusia accounted for 1 in 3 foreclosures

Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia accounted for more than half of housing foreclosures during the summer of 2017. The number of foreclosures on “personas fisicas” (property owned by an individual) continues to fall with the third quarter seeing only about 1,600 cases. This is almost half as many as were seen in the previous quarter. On Continue Reading

Average Home Buyer Budgets 173,000€

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

Spanish Property Market in Good Shape for 2018

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

Spain’s Luxury Property Market is Thriving

Property over 1€ million is in demand

The demand for luxury residential property in Spain shows no signs of slowing down. There is more luxury property available and at higher prices than last year. Property portal pisos.com has analysed the luxury market and the results show that there has been a marked increase in volume of luxury property. 2.22% of second-hand properties Continue Reading