Sales of primary housing suffered the most - by 17.6 %, amounting to 10,071 deal in October , while the number of sales in the secondary market decreased by 2.9 % and amounted to 12,699 transactions. Excluding the population density, the leader in the number of transactions was Andalusia ( 5279 sales), followed by Valencia ( 3382 ) , Catalonia ( 3115 ) and Madrid ( 2584 ) . The fewest transactions were registered in October in La Rioja ( 271 ) and Navarre (318) .
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With regard to annual figures , from October 2012 to October 2013 real estate sales rose in Navarre ( 42 %) , the Balearic Islands ( 5.9 %) and Andalusia ( 0.3 %) , while the largest decrease was registered in Asturias (-36 %) , the Basque Country ( -35.6 %) and Castilla- La Mancha ( -34.5 %). Experts still ascertain the glut of properties in Spain.