Property purchases Spain

Property purchases in Spain showed some glimmer of light for January 2013. After the end of 2012 when for the 5th year running overall sales fell considerably, January by contrast gave some rare respite to negative news.

After stripping out other properties the number of urban house sales in Spain for January 2013 increased by 18.9% from January the previous year. Sales of Rustica properties dropped by 3% but overall numbers of sales for dwellings increased by 9% year on year and was some 59.2% more than the month of December 2012.