Spanish buy-to-let yields rise to 5.5pc in 2015 says Portal
On average, buy-to-let investors should be getting a better return if the Idealista figures paint an accurate picture of the relative change between rental incomes and purchase prices.
Housing now looks a better bet than supposedly risk-free 10-year Spanish Government bonds, currently offering 1.7%. Buy-to-let investors might also assume they will bank capital gains as house prices rise on the back of a recovery after seven years of crisis and a peak-to-present fall of around 50%. “The property market is starting to pick up and housing has regained its appeal as an investment product,” says Idealista.