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Impressive 56% Increase in Property Sales in Huelva

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Many regions throughout Andalucía have seen a drop in property sales however this drop has not been universal. In actual fact one region in Spain is crushing its competitors and saw an increase in house sales from the previous year of 56% in February. The autonomous region which has seen this success is Huelva in Continue Reading

Pace Slowing but Spanish Property is Still Selling

Pace Slowing Still Property Sales

Statistics recently released indicate that in Spain the number of properties sold in January compared to last year only rose by a small amount. Indications from the Spanish Land Registrar show 42,850 properties were sold in the January this year, which is only marginally more than the 42,745 sold in January 2018. The smaller property Continue Reading

Quarter of Visitors to Andalucia Came From the UK

Quarter of Visitors to Andalucia From UK

Spain has had a good start to the year in terms of tourism. Over 4 million international visitors came here in February, an increase of 3.8% over the same month last year. The UK was, as always, the main source of the visitors with 883,757 Brits making their way here. This represents 20.2% of the Continue Reading

Second-Hand Housing Prices Up in Q1

House prices continue to rise

As the first quarter of 2019 has flown by in the blink of an eye, the price of housing has risen by 1.68%, when compared to the previous quarter. In March, the average price of second-hand housing stood at 1,700 euros per square metre. When compared to Q1 in 2018, the increase is more significant Continue Reading

Significant Increase in New Mortgages in January

January saw a 22.5% increase in new home loans

January saw 36,832 new mortgages approved for the purchase of a home. This is 22.5% more than last January, a significant increase, according to the INE. The average amount of capital borrowed was 121,036 euros, a slight drop of 0.7%. The total amount lent for home purchases reached 4,458 million euros, an annual increase of Continue Reading

Record Passenger Numbers at Málaga Airport

Record Passenger Numbers at Málaga Airport

In February Malaga-Costa del Sol Airport handled a 9.2% increase in passenger numbers when compared to the same month in 2018. Staff at the airport also dealt with a 6.1% increase in the number of flight operations. There were 1,052,194 passengers and 8,140 take-offs/landings in February, according to airport operator AENA. The vast majority of Continue Reading

Number of Tourists Increase in January

Tourism increased again in January

Spain received 4.2 million international tourists in January, 2.2% more than in the same month of the previous year. The UK was the main source of tourists, with 807,347 travellers visiting Spain in January. This represents 19.2% of the total tourists and is an annual increase of 1%, according to data from the INE. German Continue Reading

Home Sales Increased 10% in 2018

Home Sales Increased 10% in 2018

According to the latest figures from the INE, there were 69,524 property sales in December, an annual increase of 7.2%. 85.2% of the properties purchased in December were urban properties, while 14.8% were rural. In the case of urban properties, 57.1% were home purchases. The number of rural property sales increased by 6.4% in December, Continue Reading

Home Sales Increased in December, Say Notaries

Home Sales Increased in December, Say Notaries

The number of home sales in December 2018, stood at 51,603 transactions, according to the notaries, reflecting an increase of 1.2%. By type of housing, the sale of flats showed an annual increase of 1.4%. Meanwhile, the sale of single-family homes showed a slight increase of 0.3% year-on-year. In terms of the average price, a Continue Reading

Second-Hand Housing Prices Up Slightly in January

Second-Hand Housing Prices Up Slightly in January

Second-hand housing in Spain finished January with an average price of 1,703 euros per square metre. This is 1.84% higher than the price in December. Looking at the year-on-year price, January saw an increase of 8.11% when compared to January 2018, when the price stood at 1,575 euros per square metre. Prices have once again Continue Reading