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According to research published by the Spanish General Council of Notaries on Monday, residential property sales to foreign buyers increased by 27.2% for the first quarter of the year, boosted by increased interest from Asian buyers.

British buyers purchased the most property, representing 13.8% of the foreign market, followed by the French (10.5%) and Russians (8.4%). Buying from Ireland increased significantly by 78% year-on-year.

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 12:42

For the first time in several years, demand is outstripping supply in Marbella's property market with mainly Scandinavian buyers looking for a holiday home or permanent residence.

Agencies in the area have subsequently stepped up their search for unique properties in sought-after areas within the city limits of glamorous Marbella.

Thu, 05/06/2014 - 11:35

Southern areas of the Costa Blanca were amongst the hardest hit by the collapse in Spain's residential property market however, according to Spanish newspaper 'El Mundo', construction of new developments has surged in the first quarter of 2014.

Developers have commenced construction of 52 urbanisations, with 1800 homes scheduled to be completed within the year in response to increasing interest from foreign investors, principally from Scandinavia, Belgium and Russia.

Thu, 22/05/2014 - 09:44

A survey published by international realtors CBRE shows that an increasing number of investors are moving up the risk curve to achieve the best returns available to them. 70% of respondents favoured Western Europe as an investment destination with Spain surging 9 places up CBRE's 2013 rankings to take second place to the UK as ‘Most Attractive Global Region for Investment’.

Mon, 12/05/2014 - 09:40

Residential home loans held by Catalunya Banc SA, nationalised by the government in 2011, are being sold off in the third attempt to return the once-prominent lender to the private sector.

Thu, 08/05/2014 - 09:29