GROWTH: Rise in house sales across the Costa Blanca

Alicante is continuing to grow with figures up to September indicating the best year since 2007. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

NEW data suggests the real estate business in the province of Alicante is continuing to grow with figures up to September indicating the sector is having its best year since 2007.

According to the National Institute of Statistics, there were 3,166 homes sold in the province in September, which represents an increase of 13.8 per cent over the same period last year.

This brings the number of homes sold to 30,610 in just nine months, an overall increase of 16.9 per cent.

This is a six per cent higher increase than registered across the whole of the country where 395,534 houses were sold, 10.9 per cent more than in 2017


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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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