Catalonia leads the increase in property prices, which are up 4.8%


The price of private housing in Catalonia rose 4.8% in the third quarter of this year compared to the same quarter last year, and stood at 1762.1 euros per square meter, according to statistics ministry of Public Works.

Thus, Catalonia again leads to rising prices the state. In the Spanish set the price per square meter of free housing stood at 1499.7 euros in the third quarter, an increase of 1.6% compared to a year ago.
While the Spanish side, however, the increase in prices is slowing -the square meter fell by 0.4% in the third quarter compared to previous quarter, in Catalonia prices continue to rise, with an increase 0.2% in the third quarter over the second.
Now the price per square meter of free housing in Catalonia than 80 euros in the third quarter of last year, which was 1682 euros.
Barcelona leads the increase
By provinces, Barcelona is the demarcation of the state where more prices rise, up 6.6% compared to the third quarter last year, mainly due to the rise in the Catalan capital. However, Barcelona, with 2031 euros per square meter, it is the province with the highest price since the exceed Islands (2,040 euros per square meter), Madrid (2164 euros), Bizkaia (2,310 euros) and Gipuzkoa ( 2634 euros).
Prices have also risen in the third quarter in the province of Lleida, by 1.3% to 1,009.4 euros per square meter. However, in Tarragona prices fell 0.1% and has remained in 1224.6 euros per square meter, while in Girona has been a decrease of 0.2% and the price is in 1457, 9 euros per square meter.
Barcelona and Sant Cugat, more expensive than Madrid
According to the Ministry of Development, between the municipalities of over 25,000 square meters Barcelona is the second most expensive city, with 2,714.4 euros per square meter, second only to San Sebastian, with 3,242.2 euros per square meter. Behind the Catalan capital placed with 2,662.5 euros Ibiza, Getxo with 2,658.4 euros, Sant Cugat del Vallès 2607.5 euros, with 2,574.7 euros Pozuelo de Alarcón Madrid with 2,565.5 euros.
However, the East Coast brings together the bulk of the state budget municipalities, which are Elda (520 euros), Ontinyent (553 euros), Jumilla (570 euros), Alcoy (584 euros), Yecla (588 euros) and Elche (602 euros).