Properties in Alicante
Alicante is the capital city of the province of Alicante. It is located on the east coast of Spain on the famous Costa Blanca. Alicante is situated at the foot of the rocky hill - Benacantil, on top of which is the beautiful Castillo de Santa Bárbara Castle. The name of the city is derived from the Arabic term "source of light", because the sun is abundant here almost all year round. Although more and more tourists come here every year, the city has retained its unique atmosphere. While walking along the narrow streets, you will be amazed by the beautiful trees with their impressive roots, as well as by the charming cafes and tapas bars, which attract with their unique fragrances.
Best things to do in Alicante
The city is referred to as the colourful capital of the Costa Blanca region. It is famous for its turbulent history. But most importantly, it is the unique blend of nations and cultures that gives it its colour. Alicante is located on the east coast of Spain, on the bay of Alicante. The city is famous for its many attractions. There is the well-known Castle of St. Barbara - the symbol of Alicante. It is one of the largest medieval Spanish fortresses. In adidition, another famous element is the funny Calle de las Setas, called "The street of colorful mushrooms". Alicante is also a very popular place with fantastic seaside beaches. Natural, sandy and wide beaches, including 3 km long Playa de San Juan or charming, urban Playa del Postiguet and excellent weather, which is guaranteed by the Mediterranean climate are the keywords that cause the excitement of investors in properties for rent.
Characteristics of the property market in Alicante
Do you want to buy an apartment in Alicante and wonder what is the average price of a property in this city? Alicante is a city where you will find a very wide variety of properties - from very cheap apartments to luxurious villas. The average property price for the province of Alicante is around 240,000 € and is close to the average property prices for all of Spain.
Average price for properties in Alicante
- Average price by square metre for Alicante - 1,547 €
- Average price for properties in Alicante - 191,791 €
Foreign clients are an increasing number of property buyers in Alicante. As many as 12% of all sales in Spain were transactions made by foreigners. The largest group of buyers were citizens of Great Britain, Romania and Germany.
- 33 % United Kingdom
- 14 % Romania
- 6 % Germany
- 5 % Bulgaria
- 5 % Netherlands
- 5 % Italy
- 4 % France
- 4 % Belgium
- 2 % Norway
Alicante is the province capital in the Valencian Autonomous Community of Spain. This region is a very attractive area for investment due to its beautiful location and the touristic nature of the region. In the districts of Alicante, located in the city centre and by the sea, we will find the most expensive properties with an average price of 415.924 €. However, outside the tourist centre, there are cheaper properties at an average price of 105,403 €.
|105,403 € Distrito 2
||Colonia Requena, Virgen del Carmen, 400 Viviendas, Virgen del Remedio, Juan XXIII, Pla del Bon Repós, Nou Alacant, Altozano
|135,629 € Distrito 3
||Ciudad de Asís, Los Ángeles, Florida, Alipark, Rabasa, Tómbola, San Blas, San Agustín
|199,751 € Distrito 1
||Carolinas, Goteta, San Antón, Campoamor, Benalúa, Ravar Roig, Barrio Obrero, Serra Grossa
|213,269 € Distrito 5
||Bacarot, Fontcalent, Alcoraya, Montnegre, Rebolledo, Pla de la Vallonga, Cañada del Fenollar, Moralet
|415,924 € Distrito 4
||Orgegia, Santa Faz, La Albufereta, Playa de San Juan, La Condomina, Vistahermosa, Cabo de las Huertas
- 1st quarter 2018 1 769
- 2nd quarter 2018 1 958
- 3rd quarter 2018 1 598
- 4th quarter 2018 1 745
- 1st quarter 2019 1 672
- 2nd quarter 2019 1 769
The property market prospects for Alicante are very good. It is predicted that properties located on the Spanish coast and in tourist centres will enjoy the greatest interest. The high rate of return on investment of up to 10.5% (data from the Spanish Central Bank) should be a big incentive for foreign investors.
Studios for sale
Investment in a studio apartment is an ideal solution for a young couple, a single person, as well as investors looking for properties for tourist rentals. Studio is a kind of a bedsit, that is why these types of properties usually have a slightly smaller area. However, in this respect, the offer of studio apartments in Spain is very diverse - there are properties with an area of ca. 40 m2, 50 m2, 60 m2 and larger. Studios are also called large areas, which have been adapted in the attic or the loft. It also happens that after the demolition of partitions, two-room flats are converted into a studio-type premises. However, they are larger and more spacious than a typical one-room flat.