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Real estate market is starting to feel the economic slowdown and the rise in interest rates. This context justifies a contraction in sales in 2023, despite which the level will remain high. Housing starts will stagnate in 2023 and the nominal price will grow by around 2%.

After the COVID-19 crisis, construction rebounded and drove the economic recovery, but this dynamism was not replicated in the real estate market. The macroeconomic context makes access to housing more difficult. Due to the new demands, the office market faces new challenges.

Young Spaniards emancipate at the age of 30, about three years later than the European average. One of the main reasons for this delay is related to the difficulty of accessing housing at a reduced cost and in a location that meets the preferen…

In the coming months, the real estate sector will be conditioned by the downward revision of economic growth, the war in Ukraine, the shortage and high inflation of construction materials, the foreseeable rise in interest rates and the persiste…

During the confinement, families spent more time at home, which in some cases awakened the need, or the desire, to have a larger house to make day-to-day life at home easier and, who knows, to be prepared for similar eventualities in the future…

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the real estate market to collapse and led to a substantial change in the interests of the different players. Although housing prices fell significantly, demand is still very weak.

Housing sales fell more in the Canary Islands than the Spanish average and have not recovered to their pre-pandemic level. The main reason is the reduction in foreign purchases, whose weight fell below 30% in the first 9 months of 2020. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.9% in 2020, less than the average (-1.1%).

Despite the fall in GDP in 2H20 (-9.0% YoY), housing sales rose by 2.4% and mortgages by 5.1%. However, many of the factors supporting sales may be temporary. Towards the second half of the year, the sector could show a vigorous recovery. Its f…

The sale of homes and the signing of permits suffered a notable correction during the months of confinement. This resulted in a drop in residential prices in 2Q20 and 3Q20, the first time since 2015. The correction could continue in 2021, altho…

In this work, a model has been developed to find out the deviation of housing prices from an estimated equilibrium level, both at regional and provincial level, as well as to forecast its evolution. The results obtained show the high heterogen…

The first known data from the real estate sector at the beginning of the confinement corroborate that Covid 19 has affected the sector. In March, home sales fell by 41% m/m, the highest since 2007. House prices fell for the first time in 21 quarters (-0.4% m/m) and residence permits decreased by 36% m/m.

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