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June 3, 2019

Mexico Real Estate Outlook. First half 2019

As with the rest of the economy, the construction sector experienced a significant slowdown at the end of 2018. The two main components, Building and Civil Engineering Works, recorded drops in GDP in the third and fourth quarters.

May 29, 2019

Spain | The price of housing intensified its rise in most regions in 1Q19

Despite the sluggishness of sales in February and March, house prices maintained the growth trend in 1Q19 and in most regions rose more intensely. Visas maintained an upward trend, the decline in February offset part of the rise in January.

April 2, 2019

Peru | New home and prime office market in Lima Metropolitana

Sales of new apartments in Lima continued to recover in 2018 in a context of improved formal employment, attractive interest rates, and some government incentives. We estimate that sales improvement will keep consolidating this year. On the prime office market side, the supply of previous years is gradually being digested a…
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March 28, 2019

Peru | New home and prime office market in Lima Metropolitana

Sales of new apartments in Lima continued to recover in 2018 in a context of improved formal employment, attractive interest rates, and some government incentives. We estimate that sales improvement will keep consolidating this year. On the prime office market side, the supply of previous years is gradually being digested a…
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March 19, 2019

Spain | Residential demand starts the year with timid advances

The advance of the sale of homes in January was not enough to recover the declines of previous months, despite the positive tone of the determinants of demand. The INE Price Index showed a slight moderation of growth in 4Q18. In addition, permits fell in December in a context of greater uncertainty in the sector.

March 8, 2019

Mexico | Credit to the private sector maintains double-digit growth at the start of 2019

In January 2019, the nominal annual growth rate of the balance of the outstanding loan portfolio granted by commercial banks to the private sector was 10.1% (5.5% real). This growth was practically the same as in the previous month (10.0%) and lower than in the same month of 2018 (11.8%).

January 22, 2019

Mexico | Main source of expansion of total bank credit remains that granted to companies

In November 2018, the nominal annual growth of the balance of the current loan portfolio granted by commercial banks to the private sector was 11.8% (6.7% real). This growth rate was slightly higher than the previous month (11.7%) and was also higher than the rate for the same month of 2017 (10.5%).

January 15, 2019

U.S. Housing Outlook 2019

Despite lower affordability, demographic trends will continue to support housing demand. Home price appreciation will decline but remain above inflation in the short- to mid-term. Tighter financial conditions will balance some of the regional disparities built up over the last decade.
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