Searcher
Félix Lores
Félix Lores
Principal Economist
Spain

Félix Lores has been an economist with BBVA Research since 2010, focusing on analysing the real estate market. He also forms part of the team involved in analysing the financial and non-financial accounts of the institutional sectors of the Spanish economy.

Prior to this, he was an economist at Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI), working as a real estate market analyst in the Applied and Territorial Economics department, where he was responsible for, among other projects, the City Council of Madrid Housing Observatory.  For almost 2 years he was a network coordinator and residential market analyst with the Public Leasing Company.

He graduated in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid (2001), specialising in economic analysis, and has a Masters in Economics and Finance (2003) from the Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies.

Latest publications

Last December home sales contracted again and 2019 was the first year of falling sales since the beginning of the recovery in 2014. In response, house prices grew less sharply in the last quarter of the year. Meanwhile, visa signatures fell in November
The real estate market has not yet recovered the tone it had before the last regulatory reforms. Thus, despite the relatively positive determinants of demand, home sales fell in November, which did not prevent a slight rise in mortgages. Supply-side variables show weakness
The real estate market put an end to a turbulent 3Q19, characterized by high volatility due to the effects of the implementation of the Real Estate Credit Law. Sales lost traction in September, after the upturn in August, and price growth was similar to that of the previous quarter