• The sale of flats and houses returns to positive terrain after it fell and broke in April 14 consecutive months of increases. The sale of used housing increases by 25,4% and that of new homes, a 12,6%.
  • The sale of used housing increases by 25,4% and that of new homes, a 12,6%.

April was a break to gain momentum. The sale of homes shot up a 23% last May in relation to the same month of 2016, according to data from the National Statistics Institute (OTHER). Were 44.782 operations, its highest since February 2011. The sale of flats and houses thus returns to positive terrain after a little more than 8% (which ended fourteen consecutive months of year-on-year increases).

Used home transactions increased by 25,4% in May in relation to the same month of 2016, until total 37.049, while the sale of new homes advanced a 12,6% in year-on-year rate, until 7.733 transactions. Of the homes transferred by merchanting in the fifth month of the year, 90,8% were free homes and the 9,2%, protected. The sale of free homes increased by 25% in May in the interannual rate, up to add 40.671 transactions, while the operations on protected housing rose a 6%, with 4.111 transactions. In monthly terms (May over April), the sale of homes shot up a 39%, its highest growth this month since at least 2013.

Source: 20 Minutes