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.
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Housing demand is already picking up, thanks to increased household confidence, job creation and lower interest rates. The accumulation of housing inventories stabilised, albeit above the historical average. On the other hand, a gradual acceleration of logistics (industry, ports) and educational demand is expected, which wi…