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Cost of Renting Up in October

Moving to a new rental costs 2.4% more

In October, the price of rental housing in Spain increased 2.4% when compared to September. On a year-on-year basis the increase was 3.6%, bringing the average price per square metre per month to €9.81. Across the autonomous communities the most expensive rental property is found in Madrid and Catalonia, with average prices of €14.82 p/m² Continue Reading

October Another Busy Month For Malaga

October Another Busy Month For Malaga

Malaga-Costa del Sol airport saw 1.8 million travellers pass through in October, an increase of 0.6% when compared to the same month last year. The passengers moved on 13,152 flights, a slight drop (-1.6%). The majority of passengers moved on commercial flights (1,870,398). Of these, 1.6 million were on international flights, 0.6% more than in Continue Reading

Property Market Stable in September

Property Market Stable in September

There was 42,538 property sales/purchases in September, according to data from the General Council of Notaries. On the annual rate this figure is unchanged from the previous year. When compared to August the monthly variation is a fall of 4.8%. By type of housing, the sale of apartments showed a slight decrease of 1.2%. This Continue Reading

House Prices Down in Third Quarter

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

Cost of Renting a Studio Rising Fastest

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

Malaga Airport – Busiest August in 100 Years

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

Nearly 10 Million Tourists Hit Spain in July

Nearly 10 Million Tourists Hit Spain in July

In July, Spain received a massive 9.9 million international tourists. Although that sounds like a lot, it is actually a 1.3% drop compared to July last year. The UK remained as the main source of visitors, with almost 2.2 million Brits heading to Spain for their summer break. Brits represent 21.9% of the total, although Continue Reading

Coastal Property Prices Still Increasing

Coastal Property Prices Still Increasing

The price of homes along the Spanish coast grew by 5.7% during the last 12 months, reaching an average cost per square metre of 1,727 euros, according to a report from idealista. The price of coastal homes on the Costa del Sol grew the most with an increase of 9.9%. In 2018, a Costa del Continue Reading

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

Brexit willl have “no affect” on Brits living in Spain

Borrell said "Brexit will not affect" Brits in Spain

With the Brexit negotiations continuing into their third year it is no surprise that expats in Spain are concerned about what any final deal will mean for their rights here in Spain. But despite little attention from the British Government, a ray of light seems to have been thrown on the subject from a rather Continue Reading