The biggest annualised fall in Spanish property prices since the crisis began.
Average Spanish house prices fell 11.5pc in March compared to the same time last year, according to the latest data from Tinsa, one of Spain’s biggest appraisal companies.
That represents the biggest fall in the index since the crisis began and since Tinsa started publishing this index.
Housing on the coast, where most holiday homes are located, fell 10,79pc, marginally less than the national average. Prices in the Balearics and the Canaries were down 9.71pc.
Peak (Dec. 2007) to present, average national prices have fallen 28.6pc and by 35pc on the coast, all according to the Tinsa Index.
Mark Stücklin is a Barcelona-based property market analyst and consultant, and author of the 'Spanish Property Doctor' column in the Sunday Times (2005 - 2008). He can be reached by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.