Articles tagged as "Property Overseas"

Articles tagged as "Property Overseas" : 13 articles

2018 Spanish property market forecast for 9.3% growth

In 2018, the strength of Spain's property market will be even more evident, with home sales predicted to surpass 500,000.

In 2018, the strength of Spain’s property market will be even more evident, with home sales predicted to surpass 500,000.

The estimated numbers of properties expected to be sold in Spain in 2018 is 526,000 – a 9.3% increase on the 481,000 home sales likely to be recorded in 2017.

Next year’s anticipated growth will also usher in an average national price increase of 6.1%, which is slightly lower than the 6.9% price increases registered this year. Affordability will still be the name of the game in 2018, however, because even with the expected 6.1% price increase the average Spanish home value will still be 27% below 2007’s peak…

Continue Reading

Author: 08/11/2017 [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…

Continue Reading

Author: 16/06/2017 [0] Comments 

Another bumper summer ahead for Málaga airport as 15.5 million tourists expected

Records continue to fall at Malaga Airport, with this summer poised to be a bumper season for tourism.

Records continue to fall at Málaga Airport, with this summer poised to be a bumper season for tourism.

Málaga airport, which serves the Costa del Sol, is poised for another record-breaking year in 2017, according to the airport’s director, Salvador Merino.

Having recorded 16.6 million passengers in 2016, the director is confident that the summer months alone will see 15.5 million flight passengers using the airport – which would put it on course to handle more than 18 million by October, Merino believes…

Continue Reading

Author: 28/03/2017 [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…

Continue Reading

Author: 13/03/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish home values have risen 10% in past three years

Across Spain, the price of a home has risen by an average of 10.8% since 2014.

Across Spain, the price of a home has risen by an average of 10.8% since 2014.

Recent analysis of data of the Spanish real estate market from the National Statistics Institute (INE) shows that the average home value in the country has risen 10.8% over the past three years.

In 2016 alone, the nation’s housing price index showed that by the end of the third quarter last year, house prices were an average of 4% higher than during the same period in 2015. This reveals that for each year since 2014 – when prices generally bottomed out – home values have steadily increased by between 3 to 4% per annum…

Continue Reading

Author: 08/02/2017 [0] Comments 

Spanish property 2016: Year in review, part II

As 2016 draws to a close, thoughts can now turn to what 2017 has in store.

As 2016 draws to a close, thoughts can now turn to what 2017 has in store.

The final six months of 2016 carried on the positivity evident in the first half of the year, riding roughshod over the naysayers who thought that ongoing and new political turmoil across Europe and the rest of the world would dent the optimism. Far from it…

Continue Reading

Author: 30/12/2016 [0] Comments 

Marbella X Factor judge's house up for sale for €40 million

One Direction, fresh-faced here in 2010, auditioned at the Marbella villa when Simon Cowell was their X Factor mentor.

One Direction, fresh-faced here in 2010, auditioned at the Marbella villa when Simon Cowell was their X Factor mentor.

Simon Cowell’s luxurious Spanish villa – the backdrop for many a teary, broken X Factor dream over the past ten years – has been put up for sale for around €40 million, the Daily Mail is reporting…

Continue Reading

Author: 20/12/2016 [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…

Continue Reading

Author: 16/12/2016 [0] Comments 

Leading Spanish bank forecasts strong 2017 for property market

Average prices in Spain will rise around 3.5% next year, while some 475,000 sale transactions are expected.

Average prices in Spain will rise around 3.5% next year, while some 475,000 sale transactions are expected.

BBVA Research, the analytical arm of the Spain-based global bank, is forecasting a 6.5% increase in property transactions across Spain in 2017, allied to average price increases of more than 3.5%.

This positive outlook comes at a time of relative uncertainty in Spain, not least the ongoing issue of just who will be governing the country come 2017, and the as-yet-unresolved Brexit conundrum…

Continue Reading

Author: 26/10/2016 [1] Comment 

Spanish homes offer best value in Europe – report

Screen Shot 2016-01-05 at 20.10.20

The OECD map shows how Spanish property is among the best value in the developed world.

A new metric of measuring property values devised by the Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) has found that homes in Spain represent some of the best value in Europe

Continue Reading

Author: 07/01/2016 [0] Comments 
best live chat