Archive for April 2015

CLOSE TO HOME – IRELAND

We continue our European tour closer to home, the Republic of Ireland. Our  office is continually receiving enquiries with property owners in Ireland who are trapped in Negative Equity. It is well know that Ireland suffered heavily during the global recession of 2008 but since then whereas others have grown Ireland has seen little to…

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Banks Still Have A Lot Of Holiday Homes To Sell

SOURCE- SPANISH PROPERTY INSIGHT The Spanish property crash has been going on for seven years, but banks still have tens of thousands of repossessed holiday homes and developments to sell. The Spanish property portal Idealista.com reports that Spanish banks still have 150,000 real estate assets on their books, including garages, offices, industrial buildings, land, and…

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The Economist Global House Price Rankings: Spain Looking Cheap

MARK STÜCKLIN– Spanish Property Insight Spain is one of the countries where house prices have fallen the most since 2008, and prices are still falling, shows the latest global house price rankings from The Economist magazine. The Economist’s ranking helps us see how house prices are changing in different countries around the world. It makes…

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BEWARE BULGARIAN BARGAINS…

With European Union membership and cheap property prices Bulgaria has seen a significant increase in tourism and investment. The country offers fantastic seasonal climates, with many investors taking advantage of winter ski apartments in the Pirin Mountains as well as sun and sea apartments on the Black Sea Coast. In 2014 15{8ffce72bfd1f9b3f5d8b0ef2230e543e76a5ce407a245cd6391b5bca5679dfbb} of property purchases…

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Where Have House Prices Risen And Fallen The Most in Q1?

The latest asking price data from the Spanish property portal Idealista.com shows that some local markets are rising, whilst others are still in free-fall. In some ways it’s meaningless to talk about the Spanish Property Market as if house prices and supply and demand were uniform around the country. Local markets and segments are what…

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