Altavista Property Spanish Property News

November 8, 2011 in Altavista property, AltaVista Property Marbella, Altavista Property Spain,, Destination Spain, Marbella Info, Marbella Lifestyle, Michael Liggan, Property Marbella, Spain News, by Michael Liggan

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Three out of four Spanish Property Investors believe the sector will turn around within the next eighteen months.

The Spanish real estate sector is still in the doldrums, but investor expectations are improving, according to the latest survey by international consultants CB Richard Ellis

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House Hunters in Spain are offering on average up to 22pc below the asking price.

In September, the average offer made online through the Spanish property portal was 21.7pc below the asking price. Idealista offer a tool to research the difference between offers and asking prices by area.

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Santander fire sale “zero effect” on Spanish property prices

The Spanish bank, Banco Santander may be trying to offload 12,000 of its repossessed homes in Spain to a Wall Street investment consortium for an eye-watering EUR 3 billion, but it is unlikely to affect prices in places international buyers would want to be.
Most of the bank’s “fire sale” properties may not reflect prime beachside locations with tourist amenities, restaurants, bars and shopping opportunities – the main drivers for second home owners and their rental potential.

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Spain’s property crash casts a long shadow over a place in the sun

Collapsing prices have hit holiday villa owners and left ‘an entire generation of Spaniards with a millstone round their necks’

Spanish homeowners used to have little in common with the wealthy north Europeans snapping up holiday villas and apartments on the Costas. Now both are united in adversity. Both are suffering in a market preoccupied with falling values, negative equity, a glut of unsold new property and, in some cases, doubts about the legality of new estates.

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Twin peaks may mark end of Spain’s property slump?

‘Property professionals across the country are seeing an increase in inquiries, inspection trips and sales as savvy buyers note the rock bottom prices, generous mortgages and snap up the best of the bargains’.

Property prices and tax down, sales up and tourism running at record levels could be the twin peaks that spark the end of Spain’s holiday homes slump as international investors overtake domestic buyers for the first time.

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