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Monthly sales figures for Spanish property topping 40,000 as stability reigns

Activity in Spain's property market is brisker today than it has been for almost a decade.

Activity in Spain’s property market is brisker today than it has been for almost a decade.

Analysis of property sales data by Spanish property market valuation and appraisals firm Tinsa has shown that monthly transactions have held steady at and around the 40,000 per month mark for the past few months.

This performance indicates that Spain’s property market has entered into a new phase of growth; a more sustained, steady and encouraging stage that generally follows on from the more rapid increases in property purchases associated with a market’s initial recovery…

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Author: 19/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property records 5.6% price increase in second quarter

Home values across Spain vary, and so too do annual price fluctuations, but as a national average the trend is positive.

Home values across Spain vary, and so too do annual price fluctuations, but as a national average the trend is positive.

Attaining an accurate, tell-all figure that provides a snapshot of Spanish property prices is no easy task. Aside from the regional variation, there are also a number of different metrics being used, ranging from average mortgage loan values to recorded transaction prices…

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Author: 12/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Costa del Sol home to Spain’s priciest property neighbourhood

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La Zagaleta is home to Spain’s most expensive properties, and some of its most beautiful.

The key attraction of the Costa del Sol is its sheer variety. While Ibiza may have the clubs, Majorca the cycling, the Canaries the year-round-weather and the Costa Blanca the beaches, the Costa del Sol borrows a little from all and excels on many fronts

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Author: 11/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish banks predict house value increases in region of 4-7% annually

Some banks believe Spanish home values could increase as much as 7% annually between now and 2020.

Some banks believe Spanish home values could increase as much as 7% annually between now and 2020.

Forecasting Spain’s property market is perhaps easier today than it was, say, a decade ago, when very few people foresaw the global economic crash on the horizon.

But even with almost three years of back data pointing towards steady and continued house price growth, it still feels a little like tempting fate to suggest further increases are on the cards…

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Author: 07/09/2017 [0] Comments 

June home sales rise 19% in Spain compared to last year

June's registered home sales reached almost 40,000, which is an impressive number by any metric.

June’s registered home sales reached almost 40,000, which is an impressive number by any metric.

Data from Spain’s Land Register has revealed that 39,625 residential property sales were recorded in the country in June – a figure that is 19% higher than for the same month last year.

These figures differ from those recorded by other metrics because they measure the number of properties actually registered with the government, rather than the number of sales that took place in June…

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Author: 05/09/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s property resales reach highest point for a decade in second quarter

In the second quarter, resale volumes for Spanish property reached heights last seen in 2007.

In the second quarter, resale volumes for Spanish property reached heights last seen in 2007.

Data published this week by Spain’s property registrars shows that the number of resale homes bought in the second quarter of this year was 99,343 – the highest quarterly figure recorded for ten years…

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Author: 01/09/2017 [0] Comments 

“Spanish property with pool” most searched-for term on leading portal

This property in Spain doesn't look too far-off the what most Brits envision is their ideal holiday home.

This property in Spain doesn’t look too far-off what most Brits envision is their ideal holiday home.

The most sought-after type of property for Brits searching to buy a home overseas is located in Spain, has its own pool, easy access to a beach, and possibly has a sea view thrown in for good measure, too…

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Author: 25/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Santa Barbara Heights in Mijas Costa… luxury redefined on the Costa del Sol

Santa Barbara Heights, Mijas Costa

Santa Barbara Heights – a new dimension in luxury living on the Costa del Sol.

I’ve got some really exciting news to share with you because I’m thrilled to announce that VIVA have been appointed as agents for Club La Costa World’s brand new residential development, Santa Barbara Heights, located between Fuengirola and La Cala de Mijas – right at the heart of the Costa del Sol – and with prices starting from just €369,000…

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Author: 24/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish mortgage approvals surge 19.2% in June

June is always a strong month in Spain for property sales, and this year has proven particularly bullish.

June is always a strong month in Spain for property sales, and this year has proven particularly bullish.

Official notary data from Spain for the month of June has shown the sharpest increase in a decade in the number of mortgages granted on residential property.

According to the statistics, the 23,223 mortgages granted in Spain in June this year was 19.2% higher than the same month last year. This figure means that nearly half – 45% – of all properties bought in June were financed this way…

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Author: 21/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain’s building industry to grow 4% annually, data shows

Madrid’s skyline changed dramatically a decade ago, and new activity could alter it once again.

Madrid’s skyline changed dramatically a decade ago, and new activity could alter it once again.

“A forest of cranes” is how Bloomberg describes the Madrid skyline, and while the Spanish capital looks nothing like Dubai’s crane-dappled visage of a decade ago, the burst of building work in and around the city is noteworthy…

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Author: 18/08/2017 [0] Comments 
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