Articles tagged as "Spanish mortgage"

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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 

July delight as Spanish property prices rise a further 3.7%

From coast to coast and city to city, there was a near-universal trend of rising home values in Spain in July.

From coast to coast and city to city, there was a near-universal trend of rising home values in Spain in July.

The latest nationwide price index for Spanish property published by valuation firm Tinsa has revealed that average property values are 3.7% higher in July this year when compared to the same month a year ago…

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Author: 11/08/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish home sales hit 9-year-high in May

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

According to the official figures, the 44,782 home sales registered in May this year is also a massive 22.9% increase on May last year.

Up, up, up they go – the Spanish property market’s remarkable recovery has continued into the summer, with the latest official data from national statistics institute (INE) showing that home sales in May reached a nine-year-high…

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Author: 19/07/2017 [0] Comments 

The forecast is in: Spanish property prices to rise 6% this year

Spanish property prices have been rising steadily for nearly two years, and 2017 looks set to accelerate that trend.

Spanish property prices have been rising steadily for nearly two years, and 2017 looks set to accelerate that trend.

The largest real estate services firm in the world, CBRE, has this week published a bold and rather encouraging prediction that Spanish property prices could rise by as much as 6% on average over the course of 2017.

Building on positive data from May – where the average property price increase was 5.3% higher than for the same month in 2016, the CBRE analysts expect that this positivity is set to continue; if not all year and for all parts of the country, then certainly in the places that generally see the highest demand for property…

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Author: 16/06/2017 [0] Comments 

Brits bought 15% of all Spanish property sold to foreigners in first quarter of the year

Among non-Spaniards, demand for Spanish property is increasingly coming from beyond Europe.

Among non-Spaniards, demand for Spanish property is increasingly coming from beyond Europe.

Data from Spain’s Land Registry has revealed that British buyers accounted for 2,150 home sale transactions in the first three months of 2017 in Spain.

This figure represents 15% of all properties bought by foreigners during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, placing Brits once again out in front as the largest nationality group active in Spain’s property market…

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Author: 29/05/2017 [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 unemployment rate to dip below 17% for first time in years, data forecasts

By the end of 2017, Spain will have provided jobs for 500,000 more people.

By the end of 2017, Spain will have provided jobs for 500,000 more people.

Having seen its rate of unemployment soar to a record 27% in 2013, Spain is now hopeful of ending 2017 with the jobless rate below 17% for the first time in years.

Although the myth still persists that Spain’s economy is in the doldrums, official government and European figures have shown that over the past 18 months it has been one of the continent’s best economic performers

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Author: 31/03/2017 [0] Comments 

2017 brings four-year-high for January Spanish property sales

While much of Northern Europe was shivering in the snow, people in Spain were busy buying homes. Lots of homes.

While much of Northern Europe was shivering in the snow, people in Spain were busy buying homes. Lots of homes.

January is not usually considered to be the best time to go property hunting. Sure, it’s the month of the January sales, but the high street is a very different beast to the Spanish property market…

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Author: 13/03/2017 [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 

Notary data puts Spanish property price increase at 5.67% in 2016

Home values in Spain have been rising steadily since 2014, and last year increased by around 5.6%.

Home values in Spain have been rising steadily since 2014, and last year increased by around 5.6%.

Scour the internet for long enough and you are sure to come across a headline, opinion or statistic that chimes with any preconceived notion or worldview that you may hold.

The same can ring true for the Spanish property market…

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Author: 16/02/2017 [0] Comments 
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