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Home Sales Down Slightly in August

Property sales down 0.7% compared to July

The number of transferred properties registered in the property registers in the month of August is 175,824, which is 28.1% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of registered property sales, the number of sales is 97,224, representing an annual increase of 41.8%, according to data from the INE. 87.7% of Continue Reading

Price of Second-Hand Housing Up in Q3

Second hand housing prices grew in Q3

At the end of the third quarter of the year, the price of second-hand housing in Spain stands at 1,892 euros/m². This represents a quarterly increase of 0.4% and a year-on-year rise of 2.5%. The quarterly increase (0.4%) is the first rise in this period after two years of declines which were caused primarily by Continue Reading

Cost of Renting a Home Increased in August

Cost of renting in Spain up 0.6% in August

In August 2021, the cost of renting Spanish property had an average cost per square metre of 9.763 euros per month. This represents a monthly increase of 0.62%, and an annual variation of -1.97%. “Although renting is somewhat cheaper than last year, month by month we see how the monthly payments recover ground”, said Ferran Continue Reading

Spanish House Prices Fall 0.2% in August

Property prices in Spain fell slightly in August

Second-hand house prices in Spain increased 0.7% year-on-year in August 2021. Compared to July, the price fell slightly with a -0.2% variation. This brings the price per square metre to 1,890 euros, according to data from fotocasa. This last value is the tenth (0.7%) year-on-year rise in house prices after 11 months of year-on-year drops Continue Reading

Cost of Renting a Home Fell in July

Cost of rental housing down 2.7%

The price of rental housing in Spain was €10.44 per square metre in July. This is a variation of -2.7% when compared to July in 2020, according to data from property portal fotocasa. This is the sixth consecutive fall. “For several months the trend in rental prices in Spain has changed and large price increases Continue Reading

Property Market Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Sales in Andalucia back to pre lockdown levels

In June, there was 193,000 property transfers registered in the public register. This is 70.5% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of property sales, the number of transactions reached 100,204, an annual increase of 82.5%, according to data from the INE. 84.9% of the sales registered in June corresponded to Continue Reading

Property Market Recovery from Lockdown Continues

Sales continue to increase following pandemic slowdown

In May, there was 184,608 property transfers registered in the property registrars. This is 142.7% more than in the same month of 2020. Of course, in May 2020 the country was in lockdown and real estate transactions ceased. In the case of property sales, May saw 97,744 transactions, an annual increase of 144.9%, according to Continue Reading

Property Transfer Tax Reduced in Andalucia

A new flat rate of 7% will be welcomed

Some good news for property buyers recently announced is that the Andalusian government has approved a decree that includes a reduction in the Property Transfer Tax on the purchase and sale of second-hand homes. Previously, there were three rates set at 8%, 9% and 10% (depending on the property value) but these will now be Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in May

The Balearic Islands are the most expensive community

The average price of second-hand housing in Spain in May 2021 was 1,834 euros per square metre. This figure represented a rise of 0.88% compared to April, when the price per square metre was 1,818 euros. The rebound compared to May 2020 was 1.75%, since the average price a year ago stood at 1,802 euros Continue Reading

Average Rental Costs Fell in April

Rental price falls good for tenants

In Spain, the price of rental housing decreased by -0.5% on the monthly variation and by -5.6% interannually. This places the current average cost at €10.40 p/m² per month in April, according to data from Fotocasa. This last value (-5.6%) is the third decrease registered since February 2021 (-1.7%). “The rental market moves at different Continue Reading