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Coronavirus and the Spanish property market survey results part I – a serious threat and opportunity

What will be the short and long term impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic on the Spanish property market, in particular the second-home market driven by foreign demand? Nobody knows for sure, but we all have our opinions, and opinions (more…)

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Thoughts on the Spanish property market in the light of the Coronavirus crisis

It’s difficult to predict how the property market here in Spain will react to these unprecedented times. So, with regards to the actual market, who knows what will happen next.  Looking at it positively, there are huge portions of the (more…)

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GBP/EUR Rallies back above €1.10 as Coronavirus crisis continues to dominate market attention

The Pound to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate rallied this week, as some oversold conditions and the UK’s government’s imposing of a strict lockdown helped to bolster the appeal of Sterling Sterling Bounces Back From Low as UK Lockdown Comes into Effect  After (more…)

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‘Temporary corporate accommodation’ and ‘extended stay’ rentals attract landlords looking for alternatives to long-term and holiday lettings

The ‘extended stay’ segment of the Spanish rental market offering accommodation for between one and six months gets more attractive for landlords as the authorities clamp down on holiday-lettings and increase the risks of long-term rentals. Spain under the control (more…)

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Dirt-cheap homes for sale as Spanish region struggling with depopulation tries to attract newcomers

In the picturesque and green northwest corner of Spain, the village and municipality of Igüeña is trying to attract new residents with house prices as low as 3,800 euro. The population of the Spanish interior is aging and thinning out (more…)

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SURVEY: Impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Spanish property market?

The Coronavirus crisis has already had a dramatic impact on the Spanish economy, bringing the country to a standstill, and the property market with it. But what will be the impact looking further out? Whatever happens, it will be partly (more…)

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HOME SALES IN JANUARY 2020: Fragile start to the year, before the Coronavirus shock

The Spanish property market was already fragile with weak demand before the Coronavirus storm hit Spain harder than almost any other country in Europe, reveal the latest figures. Spanish home sales figures come from two official sources: 1) The Association (more…)

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GBP/EUR fluctuates between €1.11 and €1.05 as Coronavirus panic dominates markets

The Pound to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate was met by some dramatic swings in movement this week as currency markets where rocketed by heightened uncertainty regarding the coronavirus.  Sterling Touches New Decade Low in Highly Volatile Trade  The GBP/EUR exchange (more…)

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Spanish housing market hit in the face by gale-force Coronavirus headwind

The Coronavirus situation in Spain has become extremely serious with one of the fastest rising contagion rates in the world, prompting the Government to decreed a countrywide lockdown lasting 15 days from tomorrow. This is the beginning of a shock (more…)

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What is happening to Swedish demand for Spanish property?

Swedish buyers are one of the most important groups of foreign buyers in the Spanish property market, so it helps to keep an eye on them. 2,806 Spanish home sales inscribed in the Spanish Land Registry in 2019 involved a (more…)

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