Monthly Archives: September 2015

The mayor of Madrid confirms a ‘significant’ drop in property tax in Madrid next year

  As The Spanish Brick announced in March 20015, Manuela Carmena, the mayor of Madrid, has declared ithis month (September 2016) that there will be a "significant" 2016 drop in Madrid Property Tax (Impuesto sobre Bienes Inmuebles or IBI) for 2016 but has not yet specified the exact reduction because it is "under study". She added that they can afford to lower this tax after having prepared

Madrid will have absorbed oversupply of housing within 2.5 to 3.5 years

he last real estate yearbook of A & Asociados consultancy reflects that half of all Spanish provinces will take between 6 and 10 years to get through the current oversupply of houses, whether new or second hand properties, at the current pace of home sales. Only Madrid and Navarre can boast of being the provinces where the time needed for stock liquidation is lower: from 2.5 to 3.5 years.

Madrid property prices rise by 3.5% in Q2/2015

Eleven Regions in Spain recorded year-on-year free market price growth during the second trimester of 2015, with the Canary Islands (4,1 %); Madrid (3,5 %) and Aragon (3,5 %) standing out by having enjoyed the greatest increases. There are expectations of Spanish property growth in price during 2016, as an average The average price of private housing grew by 1.2% in all communities in the secon

Valencia Property Investment tips for those looking for yield

If you want to invest in property and are thinking about investing in Spain, the best places, from our understanding, are the cities of Valencia and Madrid. In this article, we'll focus on Valencia, which is our main market. First of all, it is important to understand that rental yields in Spain are much more moderate than other overseas markets which are good to invest in. Spaniards conside