In the second quarter of 2018 the real estate sales rose by 1.6% compared with the previous quarter (+1.7 the residential sector; +0.7 the economic sector), according to the notary source.
With regard to transfers of properties dedicated to all kinds of use, the growth mainly regarded North-West (+3.0%), North-East (+2.7%) and to a lesser extent the Centre (+0.4%).
Transactions were unchanged in the South (0.0%) while decreased in the Islands (-1.3%).
The residential sector followed the general trend. Real estate units for business use registered a growth in North-West (+6.9%) and in North-East (+0.6%), while decreased in the Centre (-6.5%), in the Islands (-3.0%) and in the South (-1.5%).