Getting a flat in Barcelona is hard, as it is going through the housing crisis but still we have summed up some information
Finding apartments in Barcelona
here are the most popular websites with offers of flats to rent
Apps which are dedicated for room search they are majorly available on Play Store and App store for free (Majorly).
Researcher and students:
Researcher Residence offers accommodation lecturers and researchers.
Resa Residencias: in collaboration with several universities, to offer accommodation for newcomers.
Àgora: an international residence in collaboration with several universities.
Melon District: student residence with two locations in Barcelona.
Vila Universitària UAB: located in the UAB campus
Habitatge Jove.cat: information on halls of residence, residences and other types of accommodation for students.
Resa Housing: university accommodation in furnished flats or rooms in Barcelona and Girona.
Apart Easy: rental apartments in Barcelona.
Habitatge Jove: flats and rooms for students.
Once you have decided your budget, locality, number of rooms, you can go through the links mentioned above, make sure you visit room / Property before you sign any agreement, to avoid any possible scam.
If you have come to an agreement on a property with the owner or real estate agent then the next step would be to make a down payment which is usually a month rent in advance, this will be added as a deposit for the room when sign agreement.
Note: If you rent through an estate agent, you will have to pay a commission, which is usually equivalent to 10% of the annual rent, plus 21% value added tax (IVA).
Documents needed when you sign the contract.
- Bank Details
Additional documents you need before you rent a property.
Working in a company.
- You work contract
- Two Months Payslip
Autonomo / Self-employed
- Income Statement
- Any other information like Renta of previous year or invoices
If you own Business
- Corporate tax details
- Company documents
TIPS for if you are moving from India to Catalunya.
- Request you, employer, to provide you with temporary accommodation for the first months
- If your employer doesn’t provide you accommodation look for some short term accommodation like AirBnB Etc.