HOUSING



GLOSSARY: COMMON SPANISH WORDS RELATED TO HOUSING


ARRENDADOR/CASERO = Landlord

ARRENDAMIENTO/ALQUILER = Rent

ARRENDATARIO/INQUILINO = Tenant

CONTRATO DE ARRENDAMIENTO/ALQUILER =Contract

FIANZA = Deposit

PISO/APARTAMENTO = Apartment 

BARRIO = Neighbourhood

 Scroll down on this page and click on the image to see a guide of Madrid's neighbourhoods.

VECINO = Neighbour

GASTOS = Utilities (Water, heating, power and Internet)

It´s important to check which utilities are included in the price because usually they are not.

NEIGHBOURHOODS IN MADRID


The city of Madrid includes 21 districts, each with its own neighbourhoods, 119 total. 

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 HOUSE HUNTING in MADRID



The first weeks upon arrival, you will live with Spanish families through the "Homestay" coordinated by Rocío Álvarez (rocioaa@ghis.ucm.es). She will be your contact for questions regarding the Homestay.
You can also contact her in case you want to continue living with a family.

 

by the end of the stay with the families, you will have to take a very important decision: where to live. Many students choose to share a flat with other students. The approximate price to rent a room in the city is usually between 500 € and 600 € per month.



Aluni is a company dedicated to the management and marketing of housing accommodation for students and young professionals throughout Spain; they provide high quality services.



Click here for some  "Housing Tips" that may help you while looking for a place to live.