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March 17, 2016

U.S. | Not all booms are created equal: home prices vs. fundamentals

No signs of a national bubble, despite a 19% increase in home prices since 2012. Home prices in line with fundamentals in most large cities. Resilience to adverse shocks varies significantly by city
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June 2, 2015

Spain | Real estate is steadying on solid foundations

Demand for housing closed in positive territory in 1Q15, buoyed by a livelier mortgage market and the stabilisation of home prices. The more sluggish construction activity in March failed to hold back growth over the quarter, while the real estate sector’s recovery is also extending to the non-residential segment.

July 16, 2014

Only bank’s mortgage lending grew in the year to May, this time by 11%

The number of mortgages granted in the first five months of the year fell by 12.6% compared to the same period of 2013, while the total financed shrank by 2% in real terms

April 29, 2013

Some international trends in the regulation of mortgage markets: Implications for Spain

Analysis of the main characteristics of the mortgage markets regulation in developed countries, trying to extract implications in terms of the resilience of the different systems during this crisis