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Property/House & Garden news and information for Spain

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...

Property Sat, Dec 2, 2017

Home mortgages slowed down in September

The signing of new mortgages for home purchases grew 9.2% year-on-year in September, a considerable slowdown compared to the growth of 29% registered in August, although this is the fifth consecutive year-on-year...

Property Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Foreigners buying more homes in Spain than ever before

Foreigners are buying more homes in Spain than ever before, but the trend is not on the up amongst all nationalities. Although the British are still the foreign nationals that buy most houses in Spain's cities and...

Property Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Record new-build completions paint bright picture of...

RESIDENTIAL properties under construction in Spain being abandoned at half-mast were a common sight during the worst years of the financial crisis, but more are being finished off now than ever since the housing market...