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Spain Tops List of Countries For Expat Retirees

46% of over 50s considering Spain for retirement

Spain has once again been named as the best destination to retire for Brits over 50, the 10th consecutive year. A new survey by Canada Life shows that despite Brexit and the pandemic almost half of those polled said they were considering moving to sunny Spain for their retirement. For the first time, Portugal has Continue Reading

Significant Increase in Property Sales in April

In April, there were 173,396 property transfers recorded in the property registers, 1.3% fewer than in the same month of 2021. In the case of property sales, there were 94,876 registered in April, an annual increase of 6.3%, according to data released by the INE. 86.3% of the purchases registered in April correspond to urban Continue Reading

Second-Hand Housing Price Increase in Q1

Housing prices up 0.3% in Q1

In the first three months of 2022, Spain has seen positive variations in the price of second-hand housing. The first quarter closed with a quarterly increase of 0.3%, and a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.This brings the average price of a second-hand home to 1,913 euros per square metre, according to data from Fotocasa. “Although the Continue Reading

Cost of Renting Increased in February

The cost of rental housing in Spain had an average monthly price of 10.11 euros per square meter in February 2022. This figure marked a monthly increase of 0.40%. In the year-on-year comparison it rose by 4.56%. According to Ferran Font, director of studies at piso.com, “the upward trend in rental prices continues to strengthen“. Continue Reading

Year-on-Year House Price Increase in January

Year-on-year, house prices grew 1% in January

Second-hand house prices in Spain fell by -0.8% in January, when compared to the previous month. Year-on-year, the price increased by 1%, putting the average cost per square metre at 1,892 euros. This is the fifteenth consecutive year-on-year rise in house prices since November 2020. “The price of housing remains stable and starts 2022 with Continue Reading

Second-Hand House Prices Up 1.7% in 2021

Average property prices up for second year

The price of second-hand housing in Spain closed 2021 with an annual increase of 1.7%, with the average price in December at €1,907 p/m², according to data from Fotocasa. The annual increase in 2021 (1.7%) is the second consecutive increase following the fall seen in 2019 (-1.3%). “The price of second-hand housing remains very stable Continue Reading

Andalusia Housing Market at Pre-Pandemic Levels

Andalusia property has recovered well

The outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020 led to social changes at all levels: from consumer habits to work routines, through to the way we relate to others. The housing market was not immune to the effects of this dynamic and over the last 18 months the real estate market has registered important changes. Continue Reading

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

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