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Why choose a short-term rental in Barcelona?

During the last few months and even years, we have seen how the short-term rental market has grown exponentially. To a large extent, this has been due to the fact that many foreign tourists have chosen our country as their holiday destination or to reside in during the holiday season. Those who wish to spend more than a month in a city like Barcelona, a short-term rental will definitely be their best option. On behalf of Engel & Völkers, we want to explain the advantages of temporary rentals. 

Main Advantages of Temporary Rental 

The first great advantage of temporary rental is the possibility of enjoying a property that is in excellent condition without having to spend money on it. In fact, despite paying a little more for rent rather than a mortgage every month, it is possible to avoid such expenses like the communal fees and Real Estate Tax, for example. 

To this we must add that it is not necessary to spend a good part of your life savings on a property. At the same time, the property must be in a good condition and, in case it has been damaged by the previous tenant, the owner will have to take on the repair costs. 

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Finally, a temporary rental is subject to increases as well as decreases in the price. This is because it is subject to supply and demand. The price can be reviewed as many times as desired once the tenancy contract expires. 

All these are highly appealing factors for foreign clients who, even if they want to reside for a long time in Barcelona, do not want to tie themselves down to a property. 

Temporary Rentals from Engel & Völkers

At Engel & Völkers we have a great variety of short-term rental properties available in Barcelona for international clients. Specifically, they can be rented from 1 month to 3 years and are of high quality. The following are the three excellent examples: 

Penthouse with sea views in Barceloneta 

This is a 70 sqm apartment with a bathroom and a bedroom. To that we must add a further 70 sqm of private terrace. It was built in 2003 and enjoys a privileged location opposite the Barceloneta Beach. It has central heating, air conditioning units and laminate floors. 

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Studio in Gótico 

This property is a 50 sqm studio located in the heart of Gótico in Barcelona. It has a separate bathroom and an extremely elegant and modern interior decoration. Its floors are laminated and it has air conditioning and heating systems. It also has a balcony with views. 

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Charming Apartment in Les Corts 

This is a bigger property. It is an 85 sqm flat with two bathrooms and two bedrooms. It also has a balcony and is in the heart of Les Corts. The environment that surrounds it is very peaceful and cosy. Inside the property, up to four people can live without facing any space problems. 

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If you want to know more about any of these homes or others we have available, just contact us. The estate agents of Engel & Völkers will attend to you personally and help you with everything you need in English or any other language you prefer.

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