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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

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

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

Property Market Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Sales in Andalucia back to pre lockdown levels

In June, there was 193,000 property transfers registered in the public register. This is 70.5% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of property sales, the number of transactions reached 100,204, an annual increase of 82.5%, according to data from the INE. 84.9% of the sales registered in June corresponded to 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

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

Rental Housing Price Increases Slowing

Average rental price is 10.65 euros/m² per month

The regular increase in the price of rental housing in Spain appears to be slowing with the smallest increase in six years seen at the end of 2020. The close of the year saw rental prices increase by only 4.6% to put the average cost per square metre at 10.65 euros per month. This increase Continue Reading

Average House Price Down in November

New apartme sales increased 17.5% year-on-year

November 2020 saw 48,251 home sales in Spain, representing a year-on-year fall of 0.9%. Considering the months of lockdown, this fall is nothing like as bad as was expected. By type of property, the sale of apartments/flats showed a year-on-year fall of 7.6%, according to a report from the Notaries. This reduction in apartment sales Continue Reading

Drop in Foreign Buyers in First Half of 2020

First half of 2020 saw loss of foreign buyers

The sale of housing to foreign buyers suffered greatly during the early stages of lockdown resulting in a negative variation in the first half of 2020. Notaries recorded 37.4% fewer transactions than in the same half of the previous year. For the first six months of 2020, home purchases made by foreign buyers accounted for Continue Reading

Home Sales in Spain Slow in February

Andalusia saw 8,882 home sales in February

In February 2020 there were 89,710 property sales registered in the public records. This represents a fall of 1.1% when compared to February 2019. When compared to the previous month the variation is -0.5%, according to figures released by the INE. In terms of home sales, there was 44,104 registered sales recorded in the registers. Continue Reading