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The cost of living in Spain grew 1% in 2018

The cost of living in Spain continues to grow as seen in the change in the annual CPI which, in 2018, grew by 1%. And when it comes to housing, the variation followed the same trend. According to a report from Fotocasa and InfoJobs, in December 2018 the average cost of rental housing in Spain Continue Reading

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

Used Property Prices Up Slightly in May

Used Property Prices Up Slightly in May

The price of used housing in Spain registered a monthly increase of 0.2% during May, according to data from idealista. This brings the average cost per square metre of used housing to 1,712 euros. Compared to May 2018, the annual variation is +5.8%, nationally. The cities of Palma, Granada (both with +1.9%), and Santa Cruz Continue Reading

Property Prices Up 2.6% in January

The average home loan in January was €135,616

Purchases and sales of homes reached 40,388 transactions in January, a slight year-on-year increase of 0.3%, according to the General Council of Notaries. By type of housing, the sale of apartments showed a year-on-year fall of 1.3%. Meanwhile, transactions for second-hand homes fell by 1.5%, while sales of new property increased by 0.1%. The sale Continue Reading

2018 Home Sales Figures Highest in 11 Years

Home sales increased 9.3% in 2018

The number of home sales seen in 2018 was the highest number since 2007. According to Fomento, 581,793 homes were sold, a 9.3% increase compared to 2017. However, despite the most positive data in 11 years, the increase was the lowest since the end of the crisis confirming a slowdown in the residential market. The Continue Reading

Second Hand Housing Prices Rise in February

Second Hand Housing Prices Rise in February

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain stood at €1,887 p/m² in February. This represents an increase of 0.6% when compared to January. The slight monthly increase continues the tone seen throughout last year. The sharpest increase of the last 12 months was from April to May 2018, when prices increased 1.3%. Looking at Continue Reading

Luxury Property Price Growth Slows

luxury property price growth slows

The average price of luxury housing in Spain increased by 3% year-on-year in 2018, according to a report from property portal idealista. The average price reached 6,800 euros per square metre at the end of the year. Although it increased, it did so more moderately than we’ve seen over the previous two years. In 2017 Continue Reading

Gap Between Sellers and Buyers is Growing

Gap Between Sellers and Buyers is Growing

According to a recent report from pisos.com, the gap between property prices and buyers’ expectations in Spain is growing. In 2018, the average price of properties for sale was 133,760 euros, while the average budget for buyers was 97,500. This is a difference of 36,260 euros and is 7,370 euros more than the gap seen Continue Reading

Housing Finished 2018 With a Price Increase

December saw prices increase 20.73% in Madrid

The number of purchases/sales of homes in Spain reached 47,254 in November, according to the General Council of Notaries. This represents an annual decrease of 3.6%. The sale of flats showed a significant annual fall dropping 6.5% year-on-year. This was due to falls in sales of both new property (-7.1%) and also second-hand properties (-5.5%). Continue Reading

Luxury Property Prices up 2% in 2018

Luxury Property Prices up 2% in 2018

Luxury housing (over 500,000 euros) has continued to rise in price throughout 2018 but has slowed down registering only a 2% year-on-year increase. The average price of luxury property now stands at 6,800 euros/m², up from 6,600 euros/m² registered at the end of 2017. The largest increases occurred in the cities of Madrid, San Sebastian Continue Reading