Archive for December 2014

IS CATALONIA’S BID FOR INDEPENDENCE AFFECTING ITS HOUSING MARKET?

Barcelona attracts foreign buyers despite fears of possible political and monetary instability in the Spanish region What stands out most about Barcelona’s skyline today is something that is largely absent: cranes. There are still some over Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família basilica, but otherwise Spain’s second city is almost bereft of major construction projects. The dearth…

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NO SUSTAINED RISE IN HOUSE PRICES BEFORE 2019 SAYS NEW STUDY

Average Spanish house prices will rise by 1.4% this year, 0.8% next year, and then start falling again in 2016 to the end of 2018, claims a new study by Kelisto.es, a price comparison website. Kelisto analysed supply and demand, economic growth, interest rates, employment, incomes, and the rate at which the market is digesting…

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