Servihabitat Trends

Servihabitat Trends, la plataforma d’investigació i anàlisi de mercat impulsada des de Servihabitat, duu a terme un seguit d’informes amb l’objectiu de compartir amb l’entorn una profunda visió sobre el sector financer-immobiliari i analitzar les claus de la seva evolució i les tendències de futur.

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20 December 2018

“Residential market in Spain”

The seventh edition of the report on the “Residential market in Spain” provides a comprehensive overview of the status of the housing market of the country and presents a forecast on trends for 2019.

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The report concludes that the residential market has shown signs of consolidation in 2018 and it is expected that by 2019 this trend will continue but with greater stabilization in the main indicators of the sector. The following are among the conclusions that are highlighted:

  • Residential transactions will grow by 4.7% in 2019, exceeding the 632,000 transactions registered at the close of the year.
  • The volume of housing starts will increase by 8.5% in 2019, to nearly 102,500 homes.
  • Home prices continue on the rise and are expected to increase by 4.7% in Spain in 2019.
  • The new construction stock continues its downward trend, dropping by 2,7% in 2019.
  • In 2017, 22.9% of the Spanish population lived on rental homes, a figure that has been increasing during the last decade.
  • Homes purchased by foreigners increased by 9.4% in 2018 to more than 91,700 units until June 2018. Overall, foreign buyers have made up 17.1% of the total housing transactions in 2018.

Servihabitat provides the latest news on the evolution of the real estate market in Spain thanks to the contribution of our Network of partner agents (APIs) and support from the CEPREDE (Economic Forecast Center).

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24 October 2018

"Residential rental market in Spain"

The fifth edition of the report on the “Residential rental market in Spain” highlights the growth registered by the main indicators, although it foresees a stabilization period.

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In addition to the factors that are favoring the positive evolution of the residential rental market in Spain and the slight depletion foreseen, the study analyses the changes in the main indicators affecting this sector:

  • 22.9% of the population in Spain lives in rented homes.
  • 27.6% of the primary multi-family homes in Spain are rented. For single-family homes, the rent is the 13.8%. 48.9% of the rented homes have a surface area under 75 sqm.
  • The number of months to rent a home (average value) in Spain has increased slightly compared to the previous analysis. However, this change has not reached the Community of Madrid and Catalonia, in which the average time to rent a home keeps decreasing.
  • The offer of homes available for rent in Spain is 105.000, 7% higher than the previous year. This represents 2.2 homes on offer for every 1,000 people and 5.7 for every 1,000 households.
  • The average price of homes for rent with a surface area between 80 and 90 sqm in Spain is €710 and the average price is expected to increase by 1.5% - 2% during the upcoming six months throughout the territory.
  • The average gross annual profitability of rental homes in Spain is 5.6%, and stays within a similar range to the previous semesters. The Community of Madrid, the Basque Country, Catalonia, the Balearic Islands and Ceuta have prices higher than the average but with equal or lower profitability.

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