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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

Home Sales Increase Following End of Lockdown

Sales of second-hand property up 18.8%

In July, there was 144,522 property transfers registered in the property registers, 21.5% less than in the same month of 2019. However, compared to June 2020, the number of transfers increased by 28.6% showing that the lifting of some of the Covid restrictions is bringing life back to the property market. The total number of Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up 30% Since 2015

Prices in Palma de Mallorca are up 58%

The cumulative price of second-hand homes in Spain has increased by 15% over the last five years (since June 2015), according to data from property portal Fotocasa. “The price of second-hand housing at the end of 2019 suffered the first decrease in year-on-year prices following almost four years of uninterrupted increases. Since then, prices have 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

House Prices See Slight Fall in July

Madrid is the priciest housing

The price of second-hand housing in Spain fell by -0.7% year-on-year in July. This places the average cost per square metre at 1,888 euros. The national average is a massive 38% lower than the average in Madrid! Thirteen autonomous communities presented positive monthly data in July. The community with the highest increase in second-hand house Continue Reading

Property Market Shows Positive Signs in June

Buyers are coming back to the property market

As the country starts trying to get back to some sense or normality following lockdown, the property market recovered slightly. In June, there were 112,383 property transfers registered. Although this represents a 37.1% increase when compared to May, it is still 33% lower than in June 2019. When looking only at the sale of homes, 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

Housing Prices Up in Second Quarter

Spanish property prices up in Q2

The price of housing in Spain didn’t go down as expected in the second quarter despite the corona virus lockdown. In fact, prices increased by 1.6% when compared to the previous quarter. Year-on-year the average price went down by 1.9%, but this was nothing like the change that some experts were predicting during the national 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

Post-Covid Property Interest Remains Stable

Property buyers at similar levels post-covid

Post-corona housing demand appears to remain at similar levels to those seen before the national health crisis. 13% are seeking a rental property, while another 13% are looking to buy a home. Of course, the COVID-19 crisis altered everyone’s plans, including in the real estate market. However, the recorded demand has not fallen as much Continue Reading