Glossary of common Spanish words related to housing:
ARRENDADOR/CASERO = Landlord
ARRENDAMIENTO/ALQUILER = Rent
ARRENDATARIO/INQUILINO = Tenant
CONTRATO DE ARRENDAMIENTO/ALQUILER = Contract
FIANZA = Deposit
BARRIO = Neighbourhood: Scroll down on this page and click on the image to see a guide of Madrid's neighbourhood
VECINO = Neighbour
GASTOS = Utilities: (Water, heating, power and Internet): It´s important to check which utilities are included on the price. Ussually they are not included.
The city of Madrid includes 21 districts, each with its own neighbourhoods, 119 total.
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One of the most important decisions that the student will have to make is where to live. Most (international) students choose to share an apartment with other international students. The approximate price to rent a room in the city is usually between 300 € and 550 € per month.
Aluni is a company dedicated to the management and marketing of housing accommodation for students and young professionals throughout Spain and it provides high quality services.
Homestays: If you have difficulties finding a place to stay, or you´d rather live with a family and experiece another side to Spanish culture, you can contact Rocío Álvarez (homestay coordinator) at email@example.com