Reports

Reports - Graphs


House Price Index in Spain and Catalonia/Barcelona 2015 (by trimester)

Source: INE and TINSA



Inter-annual Growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Catalonia/Barcelona

Source: IDESCAT



Inter-annual Growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Catalonia/Barcelona (constructions)

Source: IDESCAT



Unemployment Rate in Spain and Catalonia/Barcelona

Source: INE



Passengers travelling throught Barcelona Airport (millions)

Source: AENA



Quality of Life Ranking of Hispanic Speaking Cities

Ranking City Country
1 Barcelona Spain
2 Madrid Spain
3 Miami USA
4 San Juan Puerto Rico
5 Montevideo Uruguay
6 Buenos Aires Argentina
7 Santiago Chile
8 Panamá Panama
9 San José Costa Rica
10 Monterrey Mexico

Source: MERCER 2016

Prices and Rent

Price per Square Meter €

Source: Fotocasa and INE




Price per Square Meter 2015 (by neighbourhood) - Fotocasa / Barcelonaprop Tours

Barcelonaprop 27% cheaper

Source: Fotocasa and Barcelonaprop




Average Rent Barcelonaprop (by neighbourhood)

Source: Barcelonaprop

FAQ

1) I would like to hire Barcelonaprop: What shall I do?

The easiest way is to call our numbers that you will find at the bottom of this page.

If you prefer us to contact you, send us an email to info@barcelonaprop.com, or fill out our contact form also at the bottom of the page, and we will tell you all you need to know to invest in Barcelona: requirements, taxes, the process of purchase, the investment options and the purchasing methods.

Good opportunities are quickly taken. The offers of our portfolio are usually on sale for an average period of 14 days. Some properties are sold in one single day, and others within a period of 25 days.

2) Which is Spain's situation regarding the recovery and getting out of the crisis?

Spain has 10 consecutive quarters growing at positive rates; in the last quarter, GDP grew by 3.7You can view this data in our Reports section.

3) Which is Spain's situation reardind prices?

Assuming that it is impossible to predict the future, observe official data from the Spanish government: the price of housing has been rising continuously since the 2nd quarter of 2014, after plummeting prices that began in 2008. the current price level has not yet reached the pre-crisis levels; You can see these official data in our reports section or the website of the National Statistics Institute of Spain.

Other prestigious media indicate that the trend is up, as the prestigious Financial Times, which noted that Catalonia is the best region to invest in southern Europe.

Spanish Catalonia is also the region where most housing grew in 2016, according to the report of the appraising company TINSA quoted by the Madrid daily El Mundo.

The revaluation of Barcelonaprop far exceeds the average points for our ability to negotiate and early warning of the best opportunities.

4) What returns can I expect per rental properties in Barcelona?

As time passes and prices rise, yields fall. Depending on the different areas of the city, the final price of the property, and community fees, current yields vary between 3 and 8We have an internal study with returns obtained by our customers in the past year.

It is important to properly understand the conditions of purchase and rental before making any investment decision. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance.

5) Is it better to make an investment in Barcelona rather than in Miami?

Miami is an alternative. It has been continuously growing for more than 4 years. The new undertakings range between values from USD 5,000 to USD 9,000 per square meter. Many of our current clients in Barcelona who have bought properties in Miami are doing excellent business. They tell us that many zones in Miami have reached their limits and that the expectations of revaluation are restricted in comparison to the revaluation cycle of Barcelona that is just starting and has a great way to go, in the sense that the own economic growth will lower the prices. This is a matter of fact that has been confirmed by the politics of the European Central Bank in the past months. The best moment to do business by every investor is the one that shows the prices are bottomed out and have a good way of revaluation, with interesting profitability in Euros, an excellent Euro exchange to start for all those who have capitalized in other currencies - this is a great opportunity for diversifying your investment.

6) What services does Barcelonaprophas to offer?

We deal with all aspects related to the purchase of a building in Barcelona, and also accompany you throughout the process; Our services also include management of the future renting the property. In summary they are:

  • a) Selection Services Property: seek the best value for money in real estate in Barcelona. We deal, to select the best property for you, depending on your needs: investment, profitability per rental, occasional use, residential, investment in buildings or commercial premises, etc. Also we will prepare during his visit to the city, a tour in which you will visit the previously selected floors, accompanied by us, to decide the best option.
  • b) We negotiated with the owners the best prices on your behalf, getting discounts on the prices of initial departure.
  • c) We deal with all the formalities inherent to the purchase of the apartment: notary, registrar, taxes, local, insurance and other regulations.
  • d) We manage mortgage loans in Barcelona for the purchase of housing to foreign and domestic.
  • e) We deal rent your apartment in Barcelona, once acquired by you. We have a rental management service.
  • f) When housing required, we take care to monitor and engage the services of reforms that the owner tells us. We have architects in our workforce.
  • g) Legal advice on company formation in Barcelona, whereby tax benefits are obtained. We provide a comprehensive service.

7) Is it possible to finance the purchase of a property in Barcelona?

Yes. Since 2014, following many years in which the mortgage has not fluent in Spain, the Spanish banking has opened the tap of mortgage financing. Barcelonaprop has a service directed to foreign and domestic investors. Conditions in general terms for foreigners are financing up to 60% of the value of the property, terms up to 15 years, with rates ranging currently between 2.5 and 3.5% annually, with variable or fixed rates.

We look for the best mortgage depending on the customer profile.

8) Why invest in Barcelona?

a) PRIVILEGED LOCATION
Barcelona is the gateway to southern Europe, the center of an emerging economic Euroregion, capital of the Mediterranean area, linking platform to Latin America and Argentina.
b) ACCESSIBLE AND WELL CONNECTED
Barcelona is the only city in Southern Europe that concentrates on 5 linear kilometers, one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean, station TGV, an international airport, highways connected to the European network, the second largest fair in Europe and one of the largest logistics areas of southern Europe.
c) THE MOTOR OF A LARGE ECONOMIC AREA
Barcelona is leader of a large economic area with a long industrial tradition and a dense business fabric. The city is committed to the economy and knowledge-intensive activities, especially advanced services and new economic activities.
d) SUCCESSFUL FOREIGN INVESTMENT
Catalonia accounts for 20% of GDP in Spain and is home to more than 5,000 foreign companies, of which 90% are located in the Barcelona area. Of the total number of foreign companies located in Spain, Catalonia accounts for 50% of total Japanese and Swiss companies, Italian, American, French, Austrian, among others.
e) STRATEGIC SECTORS
Barcelona are developing intensively various economic sectors linked to new technologies and sustainability that offer interesting business opportunities and investment.
f) TALENT ATTRACTION POLE
Barcelona has a well-trained human capital. 48% of the active population of the city works in knowledge-intensive services. Barcelona has specialists in many different fields. The Barcelona area has 8 public and private universities of high prestige, offering excellent undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of fields. Two of these universities are among the top 3 in Spain in terms of quality.
g) AMBITIOUS CITY - MAJOR PROJECTS
Barcelona has a long business and commercial tradition and the locals are entrepreneurial, responsible and serious people at work, and are open to do business with people from other markets.
h) ENTREPRENEURIAL CITY - BUSINESS FRIENDLY
Barcelona tiene una larga tradición empresarial y comercial y los barceloneses son personas emprendedoras, responsables y serios en el trabajo, y están abiertas a hacer negocios con personas de otros mercados.
i) THE BEST QUALITY OF LIFE IN EUROPE
Barcelona is the European city with better quality of life for employees according to the European Cities Monitor 2011, a position he has held for the past 14 years.
j) THE "BARCELONA" BRAND
With a deserved reputation, internationally recognized, different international studies and comparative independent bet on Barcelona.

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Baprop Desarollos Inmobiliarios S.L.

CIF: B66664384

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Carrer de Mallorca 485, local 1, Barcelona, 08013
(0034) 931646123
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