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Andalucia Top For Home Sales in October

Andalucia still popular with home buyers

In Spain, there was 156,875 property transfers registered in the property registers in October. This is 8.2% less than in the same month of 2019, according to figures released by the INE. Of those transfers, 77,536 related to property sales/purchases, an annual decrease of 11.6%. Of those sales, 84.2% were in regard to urban properties, Continue Reading

Price of Used Housing Increased in November

Madrid is most expensive community for housing

Used house prices in Spain increased by 1% when compared to the previous month to reach an average price of 1,877 euros p/m². The annual variation of +0.7% is the first monthly interannual increase following 11 months of year-on-year drops (since December 2019). “The market for housing for sale has been very dynamic and agile 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

Housing Sales Increased in September

Andalucia saw a 6.5% increase in home sales

Property sales in Spain showed an annual increase of 5.4% in September, rising to 79,157 sales. Sales of housing reached 37,839 transactions. This shows a -1.1% reduction when compared to September 2019. However, on the monthly variation, home sales increased 20.5% when compared to August 2020, according to figures from the INE. 83.7% of the Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in October

Average price per m in Andalucia is 1,642€

In October, the price of second-hand housing in Spain increased by 0.8% when compared to the previous year, and fell by 1.7% when compared to September. This puts the average price of second-hand housing at 1,859 euros p/m². This marks the eleventh monthly fall. The most recent positive monthly variation was seen in November 2019. 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

Home Sales Down 12% in August

New Home sales increased 6.4% in August

In August, the number of home sales in Spain fell by 12.1% when compared to August 2019. Considering what the country has been through in recent months this is not a big fall and is far smaller than many expected. This also shows that the property market is resilient and is recovering well from the Continue Reading

Pandemic Affecting House Prices in Q3

Madrid is the most expensive community for housing

The price of second-hand housing in Spain saw a fall of 1.5% during the third quarter of 2020, and a 2.4% fall year-on-year in September. This places the average cost per square metre at 1,845 euros, according to new figures from fotocasa. This is the first third-quarter fall for three years following increases of 4.8% 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