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Housing Sales Slowed in April

Housing Sales Slowed in April

The number of properties transferred in the property registers in April was 170,518. This is 4.8% more than in the same month of 2018. However, looking only at the number of housing sales (41,049) there was a drop of 3.1%. This fall was led by the drop in the number of second-hand homes (33,368) which Continue Reading

New Property Sales Rebound in April

New Property Sales Rebound in April

In April, there was 50,172 property sales, an annual increase of 1.06%, according to data from the General Council of Notaries. The increase was due exclusively to the considerable increase in the sale of new properties (+18.6% year-on-year), while there was a drop in sales of second-hand properties (-1.6%). The sale of single-family homes increased Continue Reading

Rental Costs Up Slightly in April

Rental Costs Up Slightly in April

The price of rental housing in Spain registered a slight increase of 0.8% in April. This puts the average cost per square metre at €8.54 p/month. This figure returns us to similar levels seen in December 2009, when the average price was 8.55 euros p/month. Looking at the year-on-year variation, we see an even smaller Continue Reading

Average Used Property Prices Up in April

Average Used Property Prices Up in April

According to pisos.com, the average price of second-hand housing in Spain was 1,715 euros per square metre in April. This represents an increase of 0.86% compared to March. With respect to April 2018, the annual variation is 9.08%. Last April the average price was 1,572 euros p/m². “House prices continue to move at a reasonable Continue Reading

Number of New Mortgages Increased in April

New mortgages up 34.2% in April

There were 27,724 new mortgages for home purchases in April, 34.2% more than in the same month of the previous year. The average amount of the new mortgages was 123,256 euros, according to the latest figures from the INE. The average amount showed an increase of 9.1%. when compared to April 2017. Compared to the Continue Reading

Property Sales Rebound in April

Home sales increased 58.3% in April

Following a slight dip in March, property transfers across Spain rebounded in April, registering a year-on-year increase of 20.8%, according to figures from the INE. The total number of properties transferred in the property registers in April reached 161,444. However, as Holy Week was in March this year and in April last year, it makes Continue Reading

Málaga Airport Saw 1.7 million Passengers in April

Málaga handled 1.7 million passengers in April

Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled 2.8% more operations in April, and 0.1% more passengers than in the same month of the previous year. Specifically, 1,697,759 travellers moved on 12,311 flights. It should be noted that last year saw Holy Week entirely in April, while this year it was mostly in March (between Thursday, March 28 Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in April

price ranking by autonomous community

Second-hand house prices in Spain stood at an average of €1,765 p/m² in April, an increase of 0.7% when compared to March. This confirms that the price of second-hand housing is stable and is fluctuating only slightly month to month. With respect to the annual variation, the price in April represented an increase of 5.4% Continue Reading

Prices in Capitals and Large Cities Increase 6%

Coastal property remains popular

Positivity in the real-estate market continued over the last 12 months. The average price of finished housing (new and used) in Spain has improved in the year to April 2017 showing a year-on-year increase in prices of 2%, according to the Tinsa IMIE. The category “Capitals and big cities”, with an increase of 6.1%, shows Continue Reading

Mortgage Approvals Increased 24.6% in April

The number of mortgages approved on homes in April was 23,607, representing a 24.6% increase over the same month in 2015. The average amount of those mortgages also increased to stand at 108,354 euros, 5.1% more than last year. Looking at all property types, the average amount mortgaged was 144,287 euros, an annual increase of Continue Reading