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Spanish home sales up by 16% last year

Spanish home sales inscribed in the Land Registry were up by 16% last year, the fourth and biggest consecutive year of growth, according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), based on data from the Land Registry. There were 418,915...

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Spanish Home sales boom in third quarter of last year

Property sales during Q3 reached 121,561 units, a 16.7% rise on the same period in 2016, and the best third quarter since the boom year of 2008, according to data from the Ministry of Public Works. In the 12 months to September 2017, some 516,643 properties were sold,...

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Spanish House prices close 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 – by 1.5%, then with a huge dip by 6.7% in 2009...

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Spanish house prices to rise 6% in 2018

Spanish house prices will rise for the fifth consecutive year in 2018, forecasts the Instituto de Práctica Empresarial (IPE), a property-focused business school. The Madrid region will see the highest increase with a 10.8% rise, followed by Castilla y León with an 8%...

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Costa Blanca home to 20% of Spain’s luxury home market

Alicante and the Costa Blanca are home to 22% of the 60,000 luxury properties currently on sale in Spain, and the highest price-tag in the region is €80-million, claims the portal LuxuryEstate.com. Spain has the biggest number of luxury homes for sale in Europe,...

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