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The purchase of housing takes off

The purchase of housing takes off

After the impact of COVID-19, the purchase of housing takes off and has the best figure since 2007. The facts and figures shown, some weeks ago, by Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE), indicate that the purchase of housing, the past month of March, increased 32,4% in the interannual rate compared to March 2020, which represents …

The COVID clause comes to renting

The COVID clause comes to renting

The COVID clause has come to renting and some landlords/landladies are already including it in the housing contract. The coronavirus health crisis has brought about a lot of uncertainty, and many owners have responded, in the face of a hypothetical new state of alarm, with this clause which is now being included in some renting …

Housing moderates prices

Housing moderates prices

Housing moderates prices during the second term of the year, and this fact is confirmed by the slowing down of prices in our real estate sector. The facts and figures offered by Índice de Precios de Vivienda (IPV),  Housing Price Index, regarding this second term show a price rise, being the yearly variation registered at …

Forecast for housing

Forecast for housing

The price of housing in Spain is expected to drop in 2020 and subsequently, it will gradually recover from 2021 until 2022. This is the summary we can make, based on the forecast of most real estate analysts, regarding the COVID-19 health crisis related to housing in Spain. In particular, there are references to a …

The rise of build to rent

Build to rent has become a tendency among European investors and it is also increasingly popular in Spain. It is about investing in new housing and after renting it in order to make the investment profitable. Unlike property dealing, which has lately moderated in Spain, renting prices are on the rise, especially in the large …

The new rental decree

The new rental decree

The new rental decree allows the extension of the contract in force. This facilitates autonomous regions to introduce changes regarding tax benefits. In a very summary form, these are the main novelties of the new Spanish rental decree which was approved on 6th March. But it must be said that there have been some dissenting …

The European real estate market in 2019

The European real estate market in 2019

The European real estate market will continue to be a future hope for investors in 2019. Both the consulting firm PwC and the research and education organization Urban Land Institute came to this conclusion in the recently published report of European Real Estate Market Trends in 2019. How will the European real estate market conduct itself taking …