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May 17, 2022

Spain | Brakes on housing investment

Home sales have been rallying since the second half of 2020, yet supply is barely growing. If the factors behind the sector’s sluggish recovery are not promptly addressed, the resulting pressure will push prices even higher.

May 4, 2022

Mexico Real Estate Outlook. First half 2022

At the end of 2021, Construction grew faster than the economy, facing a strong increase in input prices, it is expected that in 2022 it will grow, driven by Civil Works. The mortgage market continues to advance but at a more moderate pace for this year.

May 4, 2022

Spain | Real Estate Watch. First half 2022

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 persistence of regulatory uncertainty.

March 9, 2022

Spain | Housing demand after COVID-19

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.

March 7, 2022

Spain | Housing during the pandemic: and now what?

Some 675,000 homes were sold in Spain in 2021, 38.1% more than in 2020, and well above the level of 2019, before the outbreak of the pandemic. Sales regained the pre-pandemic level in the summer of 2020 and have maintained a robust growth trend since then.

December 21, 2021

Spain | The demand for new housing in the next few years

The growth trend in the real estate market continues. After the correction, between 2008 and 2014, the sector has not stopped growing in the last few years. This advance was only interrupted in 2020— the toughest stage in the COVID-19 pandemic— which is still affecting the world economy.

November 30, 2021

China | Real estate sector needs a soft-landing

We analyze the ongoing real estate sector crackdown measures and the reasons behind. We investigate the impact of housing price deceleration on banking, government, enterprises and the household sector and conclude that real estate sector needs a soft-landing in 2022.

November 26, 2021

Spain | Economic, social and demographic determinants of housing demand

Since 1996, the number of homes in Spain has increased, as well as their size. This Observatory studies the contribution of different socio-demographic factors such as average household size, population growth and the number of dwellings per household to the demand and size per dwelling.