The positive trend of rising home sales seen in the first half of the year will continue in the second, but house prices will lag behind, says BBVA, Spain’s second biggest bank. The “Real Estate Flash” report prepared by BBVA Research points out there were 188,432 homes sales in the first half of the year, an increase of 7.9% on the same period last year, according to data from the General Council of Notaries. Rising sales were driven by expanding…