Houses’ sales volume soared 25%. Half of those sales happened in Lisbon

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The real estate market in Portugal continues to soar. In the first semester of the year, more than 72 thousand houses were sold in the country, generating an 8.9 billion euros’ business volume. The sales volume rocketed 25% in comparison to the same period of last year, according to Statistics Portugal (INE). As for prices, they increased 8% in the second quarter.