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Property/House & Garden news & information for Spain

Property Sat, Mar 10, 2018

Generous housing benefit for tenants approved

YOUNG adults and pensioners will soon be able to get financial help towards renting a home – up to €390 a month if they live in a large city – or towards buying a property if they live in a rural area at risk of a...

Property Thu, Mar 8, 2018

Spain's first 'crowdfunded' housing development

THE first-ever housing development financed entirely through crowdfunding is about to go up in the Cantabria regional capital of Santander. A plot of 5,500 square metres, or one-and-a-third acres on the C/ Resconorio...

Property Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Annual property sales spending estimated growth of 20%

SPAIN'S residential property market had grown by 23% year-on-year by the third quarter of 2017, and pending year-end results, an overall annual increase of at least 20% has been given as the provisional figure. In...

Property Tue, Feb 6, 2018

Expats spend 20% more on homebuying in 2017

FOREIGN buyers spent 20% more on residential property in Spain last year than in 2016, according to the ministry of public works – showing that the country remains as popular as ever as a new destination for those...

Property Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Home prices almost back to pre-recession levels

RESIDENTIAL property prices are now back up almost to levels seen before the financial crisis, according to the official national index. Whilst 2007 saw home values shoot up by 9.8%, they dropped dramatically from 2008...

Property Mon, Jan 29, 2018

'Energy-free' apartments win global award

AN APARTMENT block in the province of Zaragoza is the second in Spain to win the Passivhaus Certificate, a global energy-efficiency award given to residential properties which use little or no power. Based across the...

Property Tue, Jan 2, 2018

New-build home values rise to 'pre-crisis levels'

NEW-BUILD residential property rose in value in 2017 by more than any time in the last decade, according to the Surveyors' Society, with major cities such as Madrid and Barcelona seeing prices reach pre-financial...