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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

Cost of Renting in Spain Fell in May

Rental costs fell again in Many

In Spain, the price of rental housing increased by 0.2% on the monthly variation but fell by -4.5% when compared to the same month in 2020. This places the average price at €10.42 p/m² per month in May, according to data from the Fotocasa Real Estate Index. This last value (-4.5%) is the fourth decrease Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in May

The Balearic Islands are the most expensive community

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain in May 2021 was 1,834 euros per square metre. This figure represented a rise of 0.88% compared to April, when the price per square metre was 1,818 euros. The rebound compared to May 2020 was 1.75%, since the average price a year ago stood at 1,802 euros Continue Reading

Average Rental Costs Fell in April

Rental price falls good for tenants

In Spain, the price of rental housing decreased by -0.5% on the monthly variation and by -5.6% interannually. This places the current average cost at €10.40 p/m² per month in April, according to data from Fotocasa. This last value (-5.6%) is the third decrease registered since February 2021 (-1.7%). “The rental market moves at different Continue Reading

Rental Returns Increased in First Quarter

Murcia offered investors the best returns

For an average home with a price of 178,395 euros and an average monthly rent of 958 euros, an owner saw a return of 11,496 euros gross per year, a gross return of 6.44%. During the first quarter of the year, there was an increase of more than six tenths compared to the same quarter Continue Reading

Slight Fall in House Prices in First Quarter

Prices fell -1.16% in the first quarter of 2021

Average second-hand house prices in Spain in March 2021 reached 1,699 euros per square meter. This figure represents a drop of -1.16% compared to December 2020. Year-on-year, the increase was 0.56%. The monthly variation when compared to February 2021 was -0.64%. The predictions for price falls that second-hand house prices would suffer due to the Continue Reading

Home Sales and Mortgages Decline in February

New mortgages fell 12.8% compared to last year

Data provided by the College of Property Registrars on the home sales and of new mortgages registered during the month of February confirms the downward trend and the impact on the market of the coronavirus pandemic. After the bad start seen in January, with the biggest drop seen in mortgages (-30.4%) and the return to Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Falls – First Time in 5 Years

Madrid is the most expensive community for renting

The average price of rental housing in Spain fell by 1.7% year-on-year in February, the first fall following almost six years of increases. When compared to January, the fall in the cost of rental housing was -0.9%. This brings the average cost per square metre per month to €10.48, according to data from fotocasa. The Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in February

Spanish housing continues to bounce back

The price of second-hand housing in Spain increased by 0.5% in February placing the average cost per square metre at 1,883 euros. Year-on-year, the variation was +2.2%, the fourth year-on-year increase following 11 months of falls (from December 2019 to October 2020). “One of the most significant consequences that the confinement of 2020 has left Continue Reading

Used House Prices Down 30% in 15 Years

Spanish property prices are down 30% since 2005

The cumulative price of housing for sale has risen in Spain by 16% in the last 5 years, but has fallen by -17% in 10 years and by -30% in the last 15 years. This is according to a report from fotocasa which was based on the prices of housing for sale in December of Continue Reading