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Used Property Prices Maintain Growth

Used Property Prices Maintain Growth

Average property prices of second-hand housing in Spain in October 2018 reached 1,656 euros per square metre. This represents a small monthly increase of 0.21%, when compared to September. Looking at the annual variation, the increase is 6.03% over the price seen in October 2017 (1,562 euros/m²). “Everything points to prices maintaining their upward trend,” Continue Reading

Property Prices Appear Stable in August

Property Prices Appear Stable in August

Second hand property prices in Spain registered a slight increase in August, rising 0.4% to reach an average of 1,697 euros per square metre. Looking at the costs last August, the year-on-year increase is +9.2%, according to data from idealista. Property prices appear to have stablilised following years of significant increases. We are still seeing Continue Reading

Property Sales Rebound in April

Home sales increased 58.3% in April

Following a slight dip in March, property transfers across Spain rebounded in April, registering a year-on-year increase of 20.8%, according to figures from the INE. The total number of properties transferred in the property registers in April reached 161,444. However, as Holy Week was in March this year and in April last year, it makes Continue Reading

Used Property Prices Up in May

A square metre in Barcelona now over €4,000

According to the latest figures from, average property prices of used housing in Spain increased in May by 1.08%, when compared to April. The average price now stands at 1,589 euros per square metre. In April the average price was 1,572 euros. With respect to May in the previous year, the increase is 3.05%, Continue Reading

Property Sales Slowed in March

Sales of new property fell 4.6% in March

The number of property transfers registered in the property registers in March was 157,047. This represents a decrease of 7.8% when compared to March in 2017. Of those transfers, 81,303 were property sales, an annual decrease of 5.4%. 84.8% of those property sales were urban properties, with the remaining 15.2% being rural. In the case Continue Reading

Used Housing Prices Up 2.2% in First Quarter

Used property prices increased 2.2% in Q1

The price of used housing in Spain increased by 2.2% in the first quarter of the year. This brings the average price of a square metre to 1,621 euros, according to the latest idealista price index. When compared to the same period in 2017, the variation is +7.1%. Head of idealista studies, Fernando Encinar, says Continue Reading

Residential Property Sales Highest Since 2008

Number of home sales by year

Residential property sales in 2017 showed the best result since 2008 with a total of 532,367 purchases throughout the year. This represents a 16.3% increase when compared to the previous year. Compared to the peak in 2006 (when sales reached 955,186 houses), we are still 44% below the maximum. However, compared to the 2013 minimums 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

Buyers Turning Away From New Property

New property is too expensive most buyers

New property has typically been sparse as available plots of land become scarce and although new construction has returned to many areas, Spain is still suffering from a lack of “new” stock. According to a survey carried out by idealista, 3 out of 4 buyers have ruled out searching for new homes as the prices Continue Reading