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Home Sales Up 7% in September

Used property saw a 10% increase in sales

The number of transferred properties registered in the property registers in the month of September reached 175,374, representing a fall of 2.1% compared to the same month of 2021. Looking only at the number of property sales, the number reached 102,987, an annual increase of 0.1%. Of the sales registered in September, 88.7% related 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

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

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

Drop in Foreign Buyers in First Half of 2020

First half of 2020 saw loss of foreign buyers

The sale of housing to foreign buyers suffered greatly during the early stages of lockdown resulting in a negative variation in the first half of 2020. Notaries recorded 37.4% fewer transactions than in the same half of the previous year. For the first six months of 2020, home purchases made by foreign buyers accounted for Continue Reading

Housing Sales Increased in September

Andalucia saw a 6.5% increase in home sales

Property sales in Spain showed an annual increase of 5.4% in September, rising to 79,157 sales. Sales of housing reached 37,839 transactions. This shows a -1.1% reduction when compared to September 2019. However, on the monthly variation, home sales increased 20.5% when compared to August 2020, according to figures from the INE. 83.7% of the Continue Reading

Home Sales Down 12% in August

New Home sales increased 6.4% in August

In August, the number of home sales in Spain fell by 12.1% when compared to August 2019. Considering what the country has been through in recent months this is not a big fall and is far smaller than many expected. This also shows that the property market is resilient and is recovering well from the Continue Reading

New Buyers Could Save Property Market

Property viewings have changed lately

The latest property sales data released by the INE for April 2020, shows a decrease of 39.2%, more than double the 18.6% fall we saw in March. This is of course due to the state of alarm introduced across Spain in March to control the coronavirus and the figures do not come as a surprise. Continue Reading

Home Purchases by Foreigners Up in 2019

European buyers dominate sales to foreigners

In the second half of 2019, the sale of housing to foreign buyers increased by 0.5% year-on-year, according to figures released by the General Council of Notaries. Sales to foreign buyers recovered from the 3.2% decline which we saw in the first half of the year. Non-resident foreign buyers accounted for 42% of operations, a Continue Reading