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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

Home Sales Up 7% in September

Andalucia saw a large increase in sales

In September, there were 177,901 property transfers listed in the property registers. This is 15.9% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of registered property sales, the number is 102,561, an annual increase of 29.3%. 87.5% of the sales registered in September correspond to urban properties and 12.5% were rustic properties. Continue Reading

Andalusia Housing Market at Pre-Pandemic Levels

Andalusia property has recovered well

The outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020 led to social changes at all levels: from consumer habits to work routines, through to the way we relate to others. The housing market was not immune to the effects of this dynamic and over the last 18 months the real estate market has registered important changes. Continue Reading

Price of Second-Hand Housing Up in Q3

Second hand housing prices grew in Q3

At the end of the third quarter of the year, the price of second-hand housing in Spain stands at 1,892 euros/m². This represents a quarterly increase of 0.4% and a year-on-year rise of 2.5%. The quarterly increase (0.4%) is the first rise in this period after two years of declines which were caused primarily by Continue Reading