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House prices rise 1% in May, surpassing 2007 crisis peak

CdM | The price of used housing in Spain has registered a rise of 1% during the month of May, standing at €2,120/m2. This figure is the record for the price of used housing in Spain, surpassing the previous record set in June 2007, according to data compiled by idealista. By Autonomous Communities, all show higher prices than last month. The Balearic Islands (1.6%) lead the increases, followed by Navarre…

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Bank of Spain warns government that housing policy – rent cap etc. – is having opposite effect to that intended

The Bank of Spain reviews the main real estate measures promoted by the Government, both in the purchase and rental segments, and concludes that they could end up resulting in an increasingly smaller market with higher prices. The BdE analyses rental price controls, a measure introduced temporarily by the decree on anti-crisis measures after the Russian invasion of Ukraine but made permanent by the housing law passed in April last…

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Spanish house prices rise +2.1% in 2Q2023, year-on-year increase of 3.6%

Bankinter: House Prices rise +2.1% in 2Q2023 (q/q). The Housing Price Index, compiled by the INE (National Statistics Institute), points to a slight rise in prices of +2.1% in Q2 2023 (q/q). In year-on-year terms it remains positive (+3.6% vs +3.5% previously). Second-hand housing rises +2.2% year-on-year, while new builds are up +1.7% year-on-year. Assessment: We estimate that housing prices will moderate towards a cumulative decline of -5% between 2023-2024,…


New Housing Law to cap rent rises at 2% this year and 3% next

Presented in Congress by the spokespersons of EH Bildu and ERC, the agreement on the future Housing Law maintains the 2% limit for this year on rent rises, a ceiling that will be increased to 3% in 2024 to create a new reference index applicable throughout the territory before the end of next year. The CPI will therefore be eliminated as the reference index for the annual updating of rent…


Have House Prices In Europe Peaked?

Mathias Pleissner (Scope) | House prices in Europe may have peaked during the pandemic. The 10.6% price increase in the 12 months to the third quarter of 2021 may have been the final sprint. The last time prices grew by double digits was in 2017, a year before they plunged 15%.House prices continued to be driven by ultra-low interest rates, a lack of investment opportunities, historically high household savings levels…

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Turkey Leads House Price Rises During The Pandemic With +29%, While Spain And India Are The Only Markets To Record Declines

According to the consultancy firm Knight Frank, which in its Global House Price Index has analysed the evolution of prices in 55 countries from 1Q20 to last spring 2021, in the USA, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Luxembourg and Sweden housing has risen by more than +15%, above the average (+9.2%). Turkey leads the ranking with an increase of +29%. Spain is the market with the biggest fall in the global ranking, with a decrease of 0.9%. India is the other lagging country in the list, with a 0.5% decline.

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Housing Prices in Spain Could Fall 6% In 2020

COVID-19 will result in a slowdown in housing transactions of -35% – up to 326.000 transactions in 2020, returning to minimal levels (2012 to 2014). Home buying decisions will be postponed by 6-12 months, and some of the demand will disappear for longer, producing a temporary imbalance between supply and demand.

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EU housing prices: Germany starts to recover while UK dispels a possible bubble

MADRID | The Corner | Historically, German housing prices have remained flat, but since 2011 they have increased by 30% (a low figure when compared with +150% growth of the last 15 years in UK, France and Spain). Morgan Stanley analysts already see signs of recovery in the German residential sector, so the stocks ​​exposed to it may be attractive. Moreover, housing prices in the UK have fallen significantly more than expected: 40% in August from 48% in July, instead of the 47% expected fall. It’s the lowest level of the past 12 months. According to Bankinter, this is a good sign “because it dissipates the fear of a possible housing bubble and reduces the BoE arguments to raise its main interest rate in advance.”