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Renting Cost Continues to Rise in Spain

Cost of renting up in October

The price of rental housing in Spain increased by 0.1% in October, when compared to the previous month. When compared to the same period in 2019, the variation is +9.6%. This brings the average monthly cost of renting a home in Spain to €10.75 p/m². This is the fifth consecutive annual increase and also the Continue Reading

Disposable Income Falling as House Prices Rise

Mortgages account for 41% of salary, on average

In 2019, the average monthly mortgage repayment was 591 euros, in Spain, according to the College of Notaries. Looking at renting, the average monthly rent was 966 euros. In both cases, the percentage or monthly income allocated to housing costs is well above that recommended by the Bank of Spain. “The economic capacity of families Continue Reading

Cost Of Rental Homes Down in Q3

Renting cost fell in 12 autonomous communities

In Spain, the price of rental homes experienced a quarterly decrease of -0.7% at the end of the third quarter and an annual increase of 12%, placing the average price at the end of September at 10.74 euros per square meter per month. This last year-on-year increase represents the sixth increase in this period after Continue Reading

Price Of Renting Hardly Moved in August

Rental costs up only 0.1% in August

The price of homes for rent in Spain increased 0.1% when compared to July and increased by 8.6% when compared to the same month in the previous year. This brings the average cost to €10.74 p/m² per month according to data from Fotocasa. This value is -28% below the average for the Community of Madrid, Continue Reading

Cost of Shared Homes Increased in August

Cost of renting a room up 2.7% in August

The average price of renting a room in a shared apartment in Spain rose 2.7% on the interannual variation and stood at 319 euros per month in August, according to a report from Fotocasa. “After the strong increases that we have been registering in recent years, in general, the rental market is tending to stabilize Continue Reading

Price of Rental Housing Fell in July

The cost of renting in Malaga fell by 1.3%

The price of rental property in Spain fell slightly in July, recording a monthly variation of -0.8%. When compared to the same month in the previous year, the variation is +7.9%. This change puts the average cost per square metre per month at €10.73, according to the real estate index from fotocasa. The national average Continue Reading

Rental Costs Fell in Second Quarter

Rental Costs Fell in Second Quarter

The price of rental housing in Spain experienced a quarterly decrease of -0.2% in June, the first drop in rental prices after six years of increases. However, the year-on-year price has risen by 9.1% to put the average cost per square metre per month at €10.82. “The price of rental housing in the second quarter Continue Reading

Andalucia Most Profitable For Rental Property

Rental property in Cadiz is the most profitable

The profitability of putting your property in the rental market in coastal areas of Spain has been increasing year after year. Look for example at Cadiz, in Andalucia, where the profitability has risen to 7.5%, 0.6 points above the national average (6.9%). “Housing continues to give very high returns close to 7% on average. This Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Rises Despite Lockdown

Madrid: most expensive for renting

During the first quarter of 2020, the cost of renting a home in Spain has increased by 6.5%, a trend that is expected to continue despite the situation with corona virus. The increase is the largest recorded in a first quarter in over 14 years of data, according to the fotocasa real estate index. The Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Continues to Rise

Ibiza Town has seen rental costs spiral up 93% in five years

In the last five years, the price of rental housing in Spain has increased by 50%, according to analysis by Fotocasa. It has long been subject for debate for the government when considering price caps for rental property, a tactic which few other countries have dared to try. But with the costs involved in buying Continue Reading