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Home sales rose 24.2% in August from the same month in 2014, to the 29,369 operations, according to data transmissions property rights published Tuesday by the National Statistics Institute (INE). With the rise this month, housing sales chains 12 consecutive months of annual increases.
Of the total of registered transactions in August, 79.8% were used homes, with 23,428 transactions and an annual rise of 50.5%, while sales of new buildings fell by 26.5%, to 5,941 operations . The new housing, thereby continuing its steady decline since the bursting of the housing bubble.
The 5,941 new housing operations in August 2015 also represent the lowest figure since the beginning of the economic crisis caused by the real estate bubble.
Most of the homes passed by purchase during the eighth month of the year, namely 90.5%, were free housing. The sale of such housing increased by 24.5% year on year, to 26,570 operations, while social housing operations totaled 2,799, with a rise of 21.2% compared to August 2014.
The Mediterranean coast, leading the rebound.
In August, the highest number of house sales per 100,000 inhabitants was in Valencia (110). In absolute terms, Andalusia continued at the head of house sales in the eighth month of the year, with 5,984 operations, followed by Valencia (4,335), Catalonia (4,286) and Madrid (4242).