The spring is also a good bet, March — May. Idealista — The most popular site, many agencies tend to advertise here. They tend to be quite fussy. They often sell mobile phone accessories and carry out repairs.
Many of them have noticeboards that carry adverts for rooms and apartments in the local area. Locutorios are becoming less common, especially in city centres but you might get lucky. However they are usually very expensive. One option is to find other like-minded sharers and go in on an apartment together.
This goes without saying. Many groups advertise individual rooms and are also a good way of meeting other people who are looking for future housemates. Here are a few…. Habitaciones — Pisos de alquiler en Madrid. Vast amounts of properties never even get advertised. So ask as many people as you can think of. In Madrid a city of around 6 million people there would only be a handful, maybe a dozen at most, of new accommodations advertised each day on the above websites.
Now I understand why. Many Spaniards keep property within the family. So vast amounts of properties never even get advertised. I got lucky this way the first time I lived in Madrid.
She had never advertised it and had no plans to. It also happened again with the apartment where I currently live. For me this was a very strange phenomenon and happened to me countless times. A bit like going for a part in a film. Air conditioning. Washing machine. Pets considered. Cable or Satellite TV. Wheelchair accessible. Distance to the beach All Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters Up to meters.
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Find spots you like and take note. A common site in areas of Spain are the "se alquila" noticeboards. Property owners who are looking to rent houses out will put notices up here. The internet is your friend here. There are a lot of forums where you can find expats who may be leaving and their house will be available to rent. They come with rental prices, pictures and all amenities in the house.
These sites make it easy to arrange a viewing too. It's important to know how long you'll be living in Spain. Short term rentals are around 11 months to a year long, with the possibility of renewal. But, there are some landlords who will offer you a short-term rental with a verbal agreement to extend.
This isn't enough, if you want to stay longer, you need it in writing. Otherwise, they could kick you out early. Most long-term rentals in Spain are a 3 year fixed term. It's possible to get annual renewal afterward if you and the landlord agree. You'll have to prove your identity with your NIE number.
You need to prove your residency status, and be able to prove you have enough money to pay your bills there. If you're working there, you need to provide your tax ID number. You may also need to provide personal references to the landlord.
A 3-bed apartment in Malaga will set you back around 1, per month. In smaller towns in Spain, you could expect to pay this much for an entire home.
Small apartments in less popular areas are cheap. They come in at around per month, which is very affordable.