MADRID, 4 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The sale of homes registered a decrease of 6.4% in June compared to the same month last year, up to a total of 53,999 operations, as reported this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).
With this year-on-year decline, which does not present any variation with that registered in May, the purchase and sale of homes chains five months of negative rates.
Specifically, the sale of used homes fell by 9.7% in the sixth month of the year, to a total of 43,532 operations, while the transactions carried out on new apartments increased by 10.7%, to 10,467 operations.
92.3% of the homes transferred by sale in June were free homes and 7.7% were protected. In total, the sale of private homes fell by 6.2% year-on-year, to 49,852 operations, while the sale of subsidized homes fell by 8.7%, to a total of 4,147 transactions.
In the month-on-month rate (June over May), home sales fell by 3.8%, coinciding with that of the previous year.