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Average Rental Costs Up in Third Quarter

Average Rental Costs Up in Third Quarter

There appears to be some dispute as to what is happening to the rental market. One thing that can be agreed is that average rental costs increased over the summer, but by how much depends on who you ask. According to the quarterly rental price report from pisos.com, the average rented home in Spain in Continue Reading

Used-Property Prices up 2.9% During Summer

Madrid is the most expensive for used property

Used-property prices in Spain increased by 2.9% during the third quarter of 2018. This rise leaves an average square metre at 1,712 euros, according to the latest idealista price index. Looking at the annual variation, the increase is 7.7%. Fernando Encinar, head of idealista studies, says “the data corroborates the opinions that normalisation is happening Continue Reading

Cost of Renting a Room in Spain Increases

Average room rental cost is up 7%

The cost of renting a room in a shared property has increased by 7% over the last year. This brings the average cost to 331 euros per month, according to a study by idealista. At the same time, the amount of available rooms has reduced by 3.3% which is likely to keep prices rising. In Continue Reading

Used Property Prices Increased 1.6% in July

Average used property price is 1,690 euros/m²

The price of used property in Spain registered an increase of 1.6% in July, to stand at an average of 1,690 euros/m², according to the latest figures from idealista. If we look at the data from last year the interannual increase is 9.3%. Autonomous Communities Of all the communities, only Galicia saw a fall in Continue Reading

Used Housing Prices Increased in June

Prices fell in eight communities in June

The price of second-hand housing in Spain registered an increase of 1.1% during June, bringing the average per square metre to 1,664 euros. When compared to the same month in 2017 (1,554 euros), the year-on-year increase is 7.1%, according to the latest data from idealista. Autonomous Communities Prices fell in eight communities in June. The Continue Reading

Used House Prices Up 2.7% in Second Quarter

Compared to Q2 2017, the increase is 7%

Second-hand house prices in Spain increased 2.7% during the second quarter of 2018. This rise puts the average cost of a square metre at 1,644 euros, according to the latest figures from idealista. Looking at the annual variation, the increase is 7%. Madrid, Barcelona and the Islands lead the ranking. “The recovery of the economy Continue Reading

Used Property Prices Still Increasing

Prices increased 1.1% in Malaga, in January

It’s February already! How did that happen? All pointers at the end of last year suggested we would see a good 2018 and it has certainly started well. Used property prices in Spain registered a monthly increase of 0.7%, to stand at 1,597 euros p/m². When compared to January last year (1,508 euros p/m²), the Continue Reading

Used Housing Prices Up 2.4% in 2017

The Balearic Islands saw the biggest rise in 2017

The price of used housing in Spain registered a small year-on-year increase in 2017. Prices rose 2.4% in the last 12 months to reach an average of 1,586 euros/m². Fernando Encinar, head of idealista studies, said “If 2016 was a turning point in the evolution of the market, in 2017 we would have to talk Continue Reading

Resale House Prices Fell Slightly During 2016

During 2016 resale house prices normalised, even recording a slight annual decline. Prices fell by 0.7% during the year to stand at an average of 1,533 euros p/m², despite a slight increase during the last quarter. Fernando Encinar, head of idealista research, said “2016 has been a turning point after the real-estate bubble burst in Continue Reading

34% Increase in Mortgage Approvals in May

The number of mortgages granted for home purchases in May was 26,579, an increase of 34.1% over the same month in 2015. The average amount mortgaged was 126,394 euros, which is actually 2.6% lower than in the previous year, according to data released by the National Statistics Institute (INE). The total value of mortgages constituted Continue Reading