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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 

Investment in Spanish Real Estate in 2018 Could Be Heaviest in a Decade


Investment in office space, hotels and the retail sector in Spain is set to reach 10-year highs by the end of 2018.

As we have been saying for several months now, 2018 has been a fantastic year for Spanish property in terms of increased monthly and quarterly sales statistics, a sustained nationwide average home value growth and reactivation of employment and company creation within the sector…

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Author: 07/11/2018 [0] Comments 

House prices up again in October by 5.3%


House prices in Spain continue their monthly surge in October.

Real estate valuations firm Tinsa has just published today its monthly IMIE report, which tracks the evolution of house prices and shows their year-on-year variation and net recovery since reaching their highest ever levels before the economic downturn (which seems a very distant memory now)…

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Author: 05/11/2018 [0] Comments 

Mortgage approvals in Spain up 6.8% in August


Mortgage approvals increased in Spain in August, correlating with soaring transaction volumes.

Data released by the Spanish National Institute of Statistics this week shows that there were a total of 28,755 mortgage approvals countrywide during the month of August, representing a growth of 6.8% compared to the same month in 2017…

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5 Most Viewed Properties in October


VIVA users are giving the following properties a 5-star rating, based on their popular searches!

At VIVA, we’re always looking for new ways to bring you the latest and best Costa del Sol real estate, so we’ve rounded up the most sought-after properties this month from all the apartments, penthouses, townhouses and villas on the market on the entire Coast, including inland areas…

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Author: 26/10/2018 [0] Comments 

Spain is the preferred relocation destination for banks amid Brexit uncertainty


Before long, more and more banks will up and leave the UK and seek refuge in continental Europe due to Brexit.

As Brexit looms over the United Kingdom like a dark and threatening cloud and no black-and-white trade deals have been brokered to come into effect from the so-called “Brexit Day”, international banks currently headquartered in Britain are on the move to mainland Europe

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Author: 22/10/2018 [0] Comments 

Three Decades Creating a Costa del Golf Legend at Royal Valderrama Club

Defending champion Sergio García

Defending champion Sergio García is aiming for a third Andalucía Valderrama Masters title (Photo: ©RC Valderrama)

It was October 1988, and the European Tour’s top stars were about to write a new chapter in golfing history. They were gathering at a course making its major competitive debut in a newly-minted tournament that would decide that year’s order of merit winner… Continue Reading

Author: 19/10/2018 [0] Comments 

Spanish property values appreciated 4.8% in September


Spanish homes values were on the rise again in September, both on the coast and inland.

Spanish residential property values increased once again in September, this time by almost 5% compared to the same month in 2017, according to real estate valuation experts Tinsa

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Author: 17/10/2018 [0] Comments 

Number of houses in Spain to grow by 1.8 million in next 15 years


The 15-year outlook is very strong for housing, as the number of houses in Spain will rise in line with population growth.

The Spanish National Institute of Statistics has just published its “Housing Projection 2018” paper, which predicts there will be upwards of 1.8 million more homes nationwide in 15 years’ time than there are in 2018, if current trends persist…

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Author: 12/10/2018 [0] Comments 
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