Why it could be a marvellous 5 years for Spain’s property market

An economics professor at the University of Barcelona has brought new optimism for the industry, after predicting market expansion for the next 5 years. Gonzalo Bernardos, who is also director of the real estate programme at the University, claims that now is the best time to buy in Spain.

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An economics professor at the University of Barcelona has brought new optimism for the industry, after predicting market expansion for the next 5 years. Gonzalo Bernardos, who is also Director of the Real Estate Programme at the university, claims that now is the best time to buy in Spain.

We are on the threshold of the best time to buy a home in Spain. 2016 is a year of real estate expansion in which the trend of every property asset is towards price increases.

– Gonzalo Bernardos, La Vanguardia 2016

Bernardos believes that after the previous “dangerous decade”, there will be 5 marvellous years of growth. The growth is especially good news for Barcelona. House prices are predicted to rise as much as 18% there, compared with the 12% average for the country. With this new found optimism and promising future, Lucas Fox has collated a list of best buys in Barcelona for around €1,000,000.

Source: Spanish Property Insight

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Fabulous penthouse complete with private terrace and pool on Rambla de Catalunya

Ref: BCN1211
Penthouse, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom
Size 88m² (947ft²)
Terrace 73m² (785ft²)

This penthouse is currently under construction and expected to be completed in summer 2016. The apartment will be finished in a minimalist style and contain great modern features such as energy efficient lighting, high-end kitchen appliances and an automated home system. The property will offer 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, plus an open-plan living space and integrated kitchen.

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Beautiful 4-bedroom house close to the port in the Gothic Quarter

Ref: LFS6650
House / Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Size 176m² (1,894ft²)
Plot size 276m² (2,970ft²)
Garden 100m² (1,076ft²)

This property is a stunning newly renovated house situated on one of the Gothic Quarter’s pedestrian streets. The house offers a private oasis right in the centre of Barcelona, with a tranquil private garden and even a garden house. The house blends modern and country styles and offers 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, in order to create the illusion of being in a country retreat whilst being in Barcelona.

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Spectacular 3-bedroom apartment in a desirable development in Diagonal Mar

Ref: LFS8058
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Size 116m² (1,248ft²)
Terrace 28m² (301ft²)

This apartment is a fabulous example of pure luxury. Situated in one of the most prestigious parts of Barcelona – Diagonal Mar – the property is part of the Illa del Bosc development. This property boasts stunning views from the terrace, and a high quality finish throughout. What’s more is the property benefits from a communal swimming pool, padel tennis court and concierge service.

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Elegant 5-bedroom apartment in fantastic location within Eixample district

Ref: BCN2533
Apartment, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Size 193m² (2,077ft²)

This apartment dates back to 1930 and is situated in a fabulous part of Eixample, just one street away from Paseo de Gracia. Although the property may require some renovation, there is plenty of potential as the property boasts 5 bedrooms and still retains many original features. This property would be a fantastic investment purchase, or maybe a family city home.

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Superb fully renovated apartment with 4 bedrooms in Tres Torres

Ref: LFS8423
Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Size 221m² (2,378ft²)
Terrace 17m² (182ft²)

This beautiful apartment has been subject to a total renovation, and now is a fantastic home in one of Barcelona’s most desired districts. The apartment consists of a master ensuite, 3 further bedrooms and very extensive living spaces. There is also an indoor terrace which can be used as a utility room, plus parking and storage available. The property is in a fantastic area as it is close to reputable international schools and numerous services.

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Luxurious designer apartment in the very exclusive Zona Alta district

Ref: LFS9086
Apartment, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
Size 200m² (2,152ft²)

This delightful apartment was designed by the high-end Estudio Ferruz, and therefore has been completed to an impeccable standard. The property is located on the first floor and offers 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, plus an open-roof gallery – a truly unique feature. The property also offers lots of storage space, plus a concierge service and lift. The apartment is just a short distance from Parque de Monterols, facilitating access to the centre and airport.

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Gorgeous penthouse apartment in a newly refurbished building in the Born district

Ref: BCN1528
Apartment, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
Size 115m² (1,237ft²)
Terrace 62m² (667ft²)

This beautiful new apartment is part of a renovated 20th Century building, and still retains its stone façade along with other period features. The apartment forms part of a development of 16 apartments and is the largest property in the building. The apartment is duplex and boasts an open-plan style on the lower floor plus the master bedroom and terrace on the upper floor.

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Modern luxurious 2-bedroom apartment in the wonderful Eixample district

Ref: BCN2747
Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Size 129m² (1,388ft²)

This great apartment was designed by an internationally acclaimed architect and is situated in one of Barcelona’s top areas. The property offers 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, along with great finishes and fantastic views from the enormous living room windows. The building is in a minimalist style, in keeping with the rest of the building. This apartment is a fantastic example of a high living standard in a wonderful city location.


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Impressive 4-bedroom family home in the sought-after Saint Gervasi district

Ref: LFS8440
House / Villa, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
Size 320m² (3,444ft²)
Plot size 340m² (3,659ft²)

This property offers an abundance of potential and could be a fantastic family home when fully renovated. Set on a large plot, the property is located in the fantastic Zona Alta and offers 4 bedrooms plus 3 bathrooms. The property was refurbished in 1992 and could do with some modernising. However, this is a worthwhile purchase as properties this large and this close to reputable schools are a rarity in the Zona Alta.

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