Articles tagged as "mortgage in Spain"

Articles tagged as "mortgage in Spain" : 27 articles

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 

Santander sells €10 billion worth of Spanish property

Santander's sale of Spanish property is indicative of broader movement in the real estate sector.

Santander’s sale of Spanish property is indicative of broader movement in the real estate sector.

Movement in Spain’s real estate industry has been brisk for the past 24 months at least, with the residential housing market particularly buoyant thanks to the cash and activity of private buyers…

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Author: 10/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property and jobs proving popular… with returning Spaniards

Fiesta time for Spain as the country enjoys the status as one of Europe's most dynamic and positive economies.

Fiesta time for Spain as the country enjoys the status as one of Europe’s most dynamic and positive economies.

Spain’s population has begun to grow for the first time since 2011, reaching 46.58 million at the beginning of the year, according to data from the Institute of National Statistics (INE).

This boost has been attributed to a rise in newborn babies, a growth in expats and immigrants and – rather significantly – a spurt of “returnees”: Spaniards who left the country during the tough recession years who are now flocking back as the recovery goes from strength to strength…

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Author: 07/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Average Spanish property values in June 2.3% higher than last year

Another month of gradual price increases delivers yet more confidence to the Spanish real estate sector.

Another month of gradual price increases delivers yet more confidence to the Spanish real estate sector…

Spanish property price data from valuation firm Tinsa reveals that the average selling price in June this year was 2.3 % higher than in the same month last year, extending to ten months the month-on-month trend of continuous house price increases… Continue Reading

Author: 27/07/2017 [0] Comments 

May data shows 5.3% property price increase across Spain

Compared to last May, home values in Spain are now an average of 5.3% higher.

Compared to last May, home values in Spain are now an average of 5.3% higher.

Figures from Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE), published last week, have revealed that the average property price in Spain in May was 5.3% higher than during the same month in 2016…

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Author: 13/06/2017 [0] Comments 

January Spanish mortgage approvals hit five-year high

Spanish banks' willingness to lend is an encouraging sign of a strong economy and property market.

Spanish banks’ willingness to lend is an encouraging sign of a strong economy and property market.

Recent data published last week by Spain’s National Statistics Institute (INE) has revealed that there were 27,240 new mortgages issued in the country in January – the most in a single month since January 2012.

This figure was also a 16.9% increase on January last year, and mirrors other data published so far this year that suggests 2017 will be an even stronger 12 months for Spanish property than 2016…

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Author: 05/04/2017 [0] Comments 

Spain mortgage market records 14% growth in 2016

Buyers in Spain are borrowing around €110,000 when taking out a mortgage.

Buyers in Spain are borrowing around €110,000 when taking out a mortgage.

While the actual growth of Spain’s property market in 2016 is hard to accurately pin down owing to the different metrics that various bodies use to measure it, there can be little disagreement when it comes to mortgages…

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Author: 02/03/2017 [0] Comments 

Mortgage activity in Spain increased 32% in November

With 32% month-on-month growth, November was an exceptionally strong month for Spanish property.

With 32% month-on-month growth, November was an exceptionally strong month for Spanish property.

As the end-of-year stats from 2016 roll in, it is increasingly evident that Spain enjoyed a successful year on many fronts. From tourism to the wider economy, things improved dramatically in 2016, and few industries have distilled this positivity more clearly than the property industry.

According to the Spanish government’s central statistics unit, November saw a 32% increase in mortgage approvals compared to the same month in 2015, with a total of 25,413 granted…

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Author: 30/01/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property sales rise again in October by 6.5%

Interest in Spanish property is at a five-year high,with 2017 set to be even stronger.

Interest in Spanish property is at a five-year high,with 2017 set to be even stronger.

When does a trend become the norm? For Spain’s property market, the answer must surely be “after nine straight months of sales increases”.

Because that is what has happened. Data from the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE) have this week revealed that property sales in October were 6.5% higher this year than they were in the same month in 2015 – marking the ninth month in a row that transaction volumes were higher this year than their corresponding month in 2015…

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Author: 16/12/2016 [0] Comments 
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