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Excellent News for Spanish and European Employment


Recent data published by Eurostat is very positive with regards to European employment.

According to Eurostat, the organisation that calls itself an “encyclopaedia of European Union statistics“, the state of employment in the Eurozone has never been better…

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Author: 12/12/2018 [0] Comments 

House prices rose 5.6% across Spain in November


Home values in Spain rose again against 2017 levels in November.

Tinsa’s recently published monthly property value report for November tells a very similar tale to recent months, whereby the year-on-year price increase was 5.6% compared to the same 30-day period last year…

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Author: 10/12/2018 [0] Comments 

Deal or No Deal: Key Brexit Date Next Week


Britain’s withdrawal from the EU hangs in the balance as MPs must vote in Parliament next Tuesday. (Credit: The European Journal)

Anyone who is watching Brexit news closely, or has a vested interest in the negotiation’s outcomes, will know that after next week’s parliamentary debates and subsequent vote, the true manifestation of Britain’s European exit (or not) will become a great deal clearer

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Author: 05/12/2018 [0] Comments 

Spanish house prices to increase by between 5% and 7% in 2019


House prices are set to rise moderately again in 2019, following consistent interannual gains this year.

Recently published data from Tinsa, the highly-esteemed Spanish property valuation firm, shows that the trend of increasing house prices will carry on into next year, with predictions putting this increment at somewhere between 5% and 7% over the course of the 12 months

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Author: 03/12/2018 [0] Comments 

3 of the world’s most amazing eco-architecture projects



3 stunning examples of eco-architecture at its best from across the globe.

Tulips, gardens and forests… not necessarily the first names that come to mind when you think of massive concrete mega-structures and urban architectural projects. But then again, times are changing. Sustainable, or eco-friendly, architecture is à la mode; hence why organic and natural-sounding names are being attributed to many new projects all around the globe…

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Author: 26/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Spanish cities among the most sustainable in the world


London, Stockholm and Edinburgh top the list of the world’s most sustainable cities, with Madrid and Barcelona also featuring in the top 30.

According to the 2018 Sustainable Cities Index published this week by Arcadis, a global design and management consultancy firm, the two largest cities in Spain, Madrid and Barcelona, both feature in the top 30

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Author: 23/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Cross-Generational Star Power for Spanish Women’s Golf Open in Marbella


Top Ladies European Tour action this week at Marbella’s La Quinta Golf Resort in Marbella.

When Laura Davies won the British Women’s Open in 1986, neither Georgia Hall nor Azahara Muñoz was born. More than three decades later, the three players will be the main star attractions competing in the Spanish Women’s Open at La Quinta Golf Resort in Marbella from tomorrow until Sunday…

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Author: 21/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Black Friday buying to out-do December


Black Friday bargains will be enjoyed by even more Spaniards this year, according to Deloitte.

Black Friday, the term adopted by online and high street retailers to denote a 24-hour flash sale on the last Friday of November, has had a very successful trial period in Spain over the last few years. And as this year’s Black Friday approaches (it’s in the calendar for this Friday 23rd November), financial consultants Deloitte report that its appeal and commercial success will go from strength to strength…

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Author: 19/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Half a million properties to have been sold in Spain by the end of 2018


Could 2018 be the most fruitful year in terms of property sales since 2008? Recent official statistical data certainly points to this outcome.

Following on from recent Notary data, the Spanish National Institute of Statistics yesterday published its own findings with regards to the number of real estate operations and property registrations in September compared to the same month in 2017…

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Author: 14/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Notary data shows slight increase in property transactions in September


The number of property transactions registered by notaries in September was marginally up against 2017, while their value increased by 2.5% on average.

Data published yesterday by the Spanish Association of Notaries points to a very slight year-on-year rise in property transactions across Spain in September, following the extraordinary advances made in August compared to the same month in 2017…

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Author: 09/11/2018 [0] Comments 
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