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Articles tagged as "Home in Spain" : 21 articles

Mortgage approval rates hit seven-year high in Spain

Close to 30% more mortgages were granted in August this year compared to last, building upon already strong growth in the sector.

Close to 30% more mortgages were granted in August this year compared to last, building upon already strong growth in the sector.

The month of August saw 26,583 new mortgages approved in Spain – the highest monthly figure since 2010, and a massive 29.1% increase on the same month last year.

The incessant upward trajectory of the Spanish property market has been evident in a series of data across the board all year. From the number of sales transactions, to prices, to regional growth and a positive outlook, Spanish real estate is in rude health

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Author: 30/10/2017 [0] Comments 

Foreign investment in Spanish property doubles in one year

Affordable, good quality Spanish property has long attracted foreign buyers, and new data shows that their number is rising.

Affordable, good quality Spanish property has long attracted foreign buyers, and new data shows that their number is rising.

New data from real estate investment analysts JLL has revealed that foreign investment into Spain’s property market totalled €888 million in the first half of the year – more than double the amount spent over the same period in 2016
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Author: 25/07/2017 [0] Comments 

Brit flies to London via Spain to avoid extortionate UK train fare

Joe Furness enjoying his time at a Balearic beach... far nicer than a 2nd class train carriage from Newcastle to London.

Joe Furness enjoying his time at a Balearic beach… far nicer than a 2nd class train carriage from Newcastle to London.

Environmentalists might not like it, but savvy travellers are finding increasingly ingenious ways to avoid eye-watering UK rail fares – and more often than not the cheaper travel option involves a brief flight to Spain…

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Author: 28/06/2017 [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 

Interest in Spanish property among European buyers reaches double-digit growth, stats show

The allure of a Spanish home in the sun is strong for all Europeans, not just Brits.

The allure of a Spanish home in the sun is strong for all Europeans, not just the British.

Britons are, have long been, and will likely continue to be the biggest single group of foreign homebuyers in Spain, but such is their dominance of this market – accounting for around one in five of all property sales to non-Spaniards – that to compare other nationalities on a like-for-like basis is often misleading…

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Author: 20/03/2017 [0] Comments 

New data reveals 1.8% Spanish property price increase in February

Spain's strong property market has recorded price growth, mortgage growth and helped to support job growth these past few years.

Spain’s strong property market has recorded price growth, mortgage growth and helped to support job growth these past few years.

Latest data from valuation company Tinsa has revealed that the average Spanish property price rose 1.8% in February compared to the same month in 2016.

Of the 11 monthly price increases recorded over the past 12 months, Tinsa states that this is the strongest year-on-year rise observed, and points to a continuation of a trend first identified in late 2014…

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Author: 08/03/2017 [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 

Dubai firm to invest heavily in Spanish property market

Barcelona has turned the heads of wealthy Dubai investors, who are simply following a wider trend of investing in Spain.

Barcelona has turned the heads of wealthy Dubai investors, who are simply following a wider trend of investing in Spain.

There was a time not so long ago that the mere mention of Dubai conjured up images of some futuristic metropolis rising from the desert, bestowing affordable-yet-luxurious property on anybody who could muster up the airfare out to the UAE…

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Author: 22/02/2017 [0] Comments 

Remain in Spain: fewer Spaniards emigrate abroad than any other European nation, UN data shows

The lure of Spain is not just felt by sun-starved Northerners...

The lure of Spain is not just felt by sun-starved Northerners…

We all know that Spain is the most popular holiday and property destination in Europe, proving that the country appeals to many Europeans, Americans, Chinese etc from around the world.

But interesting data published last week by the UN has revealed that only 2.7% of Spaniards live abroad – the lowest proportion in Europe.

The UN map shows that in most Eastern European nations there is a high percentage of the native population who have emigrated elsewhere, with Bosnia and Herzegovina scoring a massive 43.3% of its population who have moved abroad…

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Author: 06/02/2017 [0] Comments 

All 17 Spanish regions recorded property sales increase in November

Wherever you look, Spain's property market is enjoying rude health.

Wherever you look, Spain’s property market is enjoying rude health.

Each of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities registered an increase in property sales transactions in November 2016 compared to the same month in 2015, new data from the country’s National Institute of Statistics (INE) reveals…

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Author: 16/01/2017 [0] Comments 
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