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Second Hand House Prices up 5.6% in 2022

Average property prices reached €1,984 in December

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain reached 1,984 euros per square meter in December 2022. This figure represents an increase of 5.63% compared to the same month of 2021. Compared to September 2022, the increase was 1.14%. Half-yearly, the rise reached 2.99%. Compared to November 2022, the increase was 0.94%, since the average Continue Reading

Rental Cost Down, Sale Prices Up, in Q3

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain in the month of September 2022 was 1,962 euros per square meter. This figure represented a rise of 1.84% compared to June 2022. Year-on-year, the rise reached 6.02%. The rebound compared to August 2022 was 0.57%, since the average price last month was 1,951 euros per square Continue Reading

Increase in Cost of Sale and Rental Housing

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain in the month of August 2022 was 1,951 euros per square meter. This represents a rise of 0.95% when compared to July. When we compare the figure to the same month last year, the change is +5.26%, up from 1,853 euros. “The residential market has experienced an Continue Reading

Spain Tops List of Countries For Expat Retirees

46% of over 50s considering Spain for retirement

Spain has once again been named as the best destination to retire for Brits over 50, the 10th consecutive year. A new survey by Canada Life shows that despite Brexit and the pandemic almost half of those polled said they were considering moving to sunny Spain for their retirement. For the first time, Portugal has Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Reaches Historical Highs

Renting is more expensive than ever

The price of rental housing in Spain increased by 0.9% in July, when compared to the previous month. When compared to the same month in the previous year, rental prices have increased 7.4%. This brings the average cost per square metre to €11.21. The average cost exceeded €10 per square metre some 33 months ago, Continue Reading

Modelo 720 Fines Declared Null and Void

Modelo 720 Fines Declared Null and Void

The draconian fines which were imposed under the Modelo 720 Assets Declaration have been declared null and void opening the doors to claiming the money back. This is some welcome news for foreign residents and investors. Under Spain’s 720 tax model, which was introduced back in 2012, foreign residents had to declare the assets they Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Up 5% Since Last April

Average rental costs reached €10.17 in April

The monthly cost of rental housing in Spain had an average monthly price of 10.17 euros per square meter in April 2022. This figure marked a monthly rise of 0.30%. In the year-on-year comparison it increased by 5.18%. According to Ferran Font, Director of Studies at piso.com, “The upward trend in monthly rental payments is Continue Reading

Big Increase in Home Sales in February

Big Increase in Home Sales in February

February 2022 saw a total of 198,895 properties transferred in the property registers. This is 11.4% more than in the same month of 2021. In the case of registered property sales, the number of transactions recorded is 108,299, representing an annual increase of 21.1%, according to data from the INE. 86.8% of the purchases registered Continue Reading

2021 – Sale and Rental Markets Recover Well

New property is seeing a boom in demand

Real estate sales figures for October 2021 show a monthly fall of 13.4%, but a year-on-year increase of 22.2%. This growth rate is the best October for 14 years. For the eighth consecutive month, the number of sales transactions in Spain show very high interannual increases. This is a sign that the sector continues to Continue Reading

Second-Hand Housing Prices Up

Cost of housing increase in November

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain stood at 1,868 euros per square meter at the end of November. This represents a slight increase of just 0.78% when compared to October. When looking at the annual variation, the increase is 1.86%. “The price of second-hand housing is becoming more expensive, but is staying well Continue Reading