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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

Price of Spanish Homes Fell in Second Quarter

Housing showed the first Q2 fall in four years

In Spain, the price of second-hand housing underwent a quarterly decrease of -0.7% in the second quarter of 2021 and a year-on-year increase of 0.5%. This places the average price at 1,883 euros p/m², according to data from Fotocasa. The quarterly decline (-0.7%) in property for sale is the first drop in this period after 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

Home Sales Up 32% in March

Homes sales in Andalucia increased 32.4%

The total number of property transfers registered in the property registers in the month of March was 200,774, which is 42.3% more than in the same month of 2020. In the case of registered property sales, the number of transfers is 99,410, representing an annual increase of 37.5%. 85.2% of the sales registered in March Continue Reading

Homes Sales Increased in February

Homes sales up 4.3% compared to January

In February, there was 178,240 properties transferred in the property registers, a fall of -8.6% when compared to February 2020. When compared to the previous month the variation is +16%, according to data from the INE. In the case of registered sales, there was 89,395, an annual decrease of just -2.5%. 86.0% of the sales Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up in February

Spanish housing continues to bounce back

The price of second-hand housing in Spain increased by 0.5% in February placing the average cost per square metre at 1,883 euros. Year-on-year, the variation was +2.2%, the fourth year-on-year increase following 11 months of falls (from December 2019 to October 2020). “One of the most significant consequences that the confinement of 2020 has left Continue Reading

Used House Prices Down 30% in 15 Years

Spanish property prices are down 30% since 2005

The cumulative price of housing for sale has risen in Spain by 16% in the last 5 years, but has fallen by -17% in 10 years and by -30% in the last 15 years. This is according to a report from fotocasa which was based on the prices of housing for sale in December of Continue Reading

Spanish Home Sales Up in December

Property sales fell -17.7% across Spain

The number of property transfers registered in the property registers (from public deeds) in December 2020 was 150,891, which is 9.1% more than in the same month of 2019. In the case of registered property sales, the number of transfers is 76,516, with an annual increase of 7.2%. 84.3% of the sales registered in December Continue Reading

Second-Hand Property Prices Up in January

Madrid and Basque Country are most expensive

In Spain, the monthly variation in the price of second-hand housing decreased by -0.1% in January. The year-on-year variation increased by 1.8%, bringing the average price to 1,874 euros/m², according to data from the Fotocasa. This last value is the third year-on-year rise in house prices after 11 months of year-on-year falls (from December 2019 Continue Reading

Average House Price Down in November

New apartme sales increased 17.5% year-on-year

November 2020 saw 48,251 home sales in Spain, representing a year-on-year fall of 0.9%. Considering the months of lockdown, this fall is nothing like as bad as was expected. By type of property, the sale of apartments/flats showed a year-on-year fall of 7.6%, according to a report from the Notaries. This reduction in apartment sales Continue Reading