Property sector expecting the new government to deliver on promises
More developable land, different types of housing ... just two measures the property sector wants.
Apartment development in Menorca
Housing - a key issue for the elections,
Golden Visa for foreign residents could be doubled or scrapped in Spain
The ‘golden visas’ are being blamed for encouraging “speculation” in housing prices.
SOS Housing campaign for "the most serious problem" in the Balearics
A housing emergency decree and a twenty-year "pact" are needed to address solutions.
SOS Vivienda Baleares - SOS Housing Balearics campaign
The video to accompany the campaign.
95% of the Balearics could be subject to a rent cap
Agreement has finally been reached for criteria to be included in Spain's new housing law.
The Palma district where house prices have risen 40% in 18 months
Residents complain that Pere Garau is undergoing "gentrification".
Stock of properties to rent in the Balearics falls
Partly attributed to a Spanish government limit on any annual increases in rent prices.
Housing shortage in Mallorca leading to illegal conversions
Conversion of commercial premises has to meet habitability requirements.
Estate agent window in Mallorca
Housing will be a major issue at the elections.
Balearics acceptance that rent caps will have to wait for the next government
Months of disagreement among political parties at the national level.
Housing development in Palma, Mallorca
Lack of affordable housing - the great challenge.
Mallorca's housing - what are the solutions?
A summit at which politicians made their pitches and experts provided their expert opinion.
Foreign home buying topping the agenda at Real Estate Summit
Affordable housing another key theme.
"In Madrid they think everyone on the islands is on holiday"
Canary Islands politician Pedro Quevedo applauds Balearic policy to limit holiday rentals and tourist accommodation places.
Building in Palma, Mallorca
Housing - one of the main issues facing Mallorca.
Property sector looking for solutions to Mallorca's housing problems
The lack of subsidised social housing, legal uncertainty, regulatory limitations - issues that need to be addressed.
60,000 euros aid for Andratx first-time buyers
Said to be an "initial" sum of aid to benefit existing Andratx residents.
Political pressure continuing for limits to non-resident home buying in Mallorca
"The housing market in the Balearics no longer obeys the interests of the citizens who reside here."