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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

Second-Hand Housing Price Increase in Q1

Housing prices up 0.3% in Q1

In the first three months of 2022, Spain has seen positive variations in the price of second-hand housing. The first quarter closed with a quarterly increase of 0.3%, and a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.This brings the average price of a second-hand home to 1,913 euros per square metre, according to data from Fotocasa. “Although the Continue Reading

2021 Saw 33% Increase in Property Sales

Sales of new homes grew 37.7% in 2021

The total number of properties transferred in the property registers in Spain in December 2021 reached 178,243, which is 17.6% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of property sales, the number is 96,466, representing an annual increase of 26%, according to data from the INE. 86.4% of the purchases registered Continue Reading

Year-on-Year House Price Increase in January

Year-on-year, house prices grew 1% in January

Second-hand house prices in Spain fell by -0.8% in January, when compared to the previous month. Year-on-year, the price increased by 1%, putting the average cost per square metre at 1,892 euros. This is the fifteenth consecutive year-on-year rise in house prices since November 2020. “The price of housing remains stable and starts 2022 with Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up 1.7% in 2021

Average property prices up for second year

The price of second-hand housing in Spain closed 2021 with an annual increase of 1.7%, with the average price in December at €1,907 p/m², according to data from Fotocasa. The annual increase in 2021 (1.7%) is the second consecutive increase following the fall seen in 2019 (-1.3%). “The price of second-hand housing remains very stable Continue Reading

Cost of Renting a Home Increased in August

Cost of renting in Spain up 0.6% in August

In August 2021, the cost of renting Spanish property had an average cost per square metre of 9.763 euros per month. This represents a monthly increase of 0.62%, and an annual variation of -1.97%. “Although renting is somewhat cheaper than last year, month by month we see how the monthly payments recover ground”, said Ferran Continue Reading

Price of Spanish Homes Fell in Second Quarter

Housing showed the first Q2 fall in four years

In Spain, the price of second-hand housing underwent a quarterly decrease of -0.7% in the second quarter of 2021 and a year-on-year increase of 0.5%. This places the average price at 1,883 euros p/m², according to data from Fotocasa. The quarterly decline (-0.7%) in property for sale is the first drop in this period after Continue Reading

Property Transfer Tax Reduced in Andalucia

A new flat rate of 7% will be welcomed

Some good news for property buyers recently announced is that the Andalusian government has approved a decree that includes a reduction in the Property Transfer Tax on the purchase and sale of second-hand homes. Previously, there were three rates set at 8%, 9% and 10% (depending on the property value) but these will now be Continue Reading

Spanish Home Sales Up in December

Property sales fell -17.7% across Spain

The number of property transfers registered in the property registers (from public deeds) in December 2020 was 150,891, which is 9.1% more than in the same month of 2019. In the case of registered property sales, the number of transfers is 76,516, with an annual increase of 7.2%. 84.3% of the sales registered in December Continue Reading