Long term rentals - Spain, renting a property in Spain long term, winter lets or short term
If you are looking for a long term rental property in Spain, then we have a wide range of long term rental property in Spain available. Our properties are listed direct from the owner, or by local rental agents in Spain.
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If you own a property in Spain and are looking to rent it out for long term, winter lets, or even short term holiday rentals, then one of our listing options could help you find that client who is looking for a quality, good value long term rental or holiday rental client. Spain is still a popular destination for holiday makers with millions of people from across Europe flocking to Spain every year for the sunshine and to have a good time. Long term rental has, in recent years, taken over from buying a property, with those who would have bought, now renting for 6 months, 12 months or even longer before buying, which allows them to get to know the area and know they would like to stay.
Holiday rental licence. As from 1st January 2015 all properties which are used for holiday rentals MUST be registered with the local tourist office. Holiday rental licence, Any property listed should ensure that the listing comply with the new law.
Energy Certificate. If you rent out your property, you may need to have an Energy Certificate.
Holiday rental agreements. Here is a link to how to prepare a rental agreement.
We have two options;
1. Long Term Rentals are FREE to list and when a confirmed rental is taken, then you pay just 50% of the first months rental, no ongoing monthly fees, so if there are no rentals, then there is no cost, just walk away at any time.
2. Short term/holiday/winter rentals are a PAID listing for just £50.00 per year and no other costs, amend your listing as many times as you like, all enquiries come direct to you.
Long term rentals are properties rented between 3 months and 11 months. Most contracts will be for 11 months.Most long term rentals can be on a renewable contract for as long as both parties agree. There should be a written contract in both Spanish and English which clearly states the terms for the rental, what the renter is responsible for and what the owner is responsible for, the deposit and rental charges and term of the contract.
There will be a security deposit which is equivalent to two months rental and is paid at the time of signing the contract. The first month’s rental will also be required to be paid at the time of signing. There could also be Agency fee's. The rent will be due on an agreed day each month, normally paid by standing order; this can be to the owner or their agent. The security deposit should be returned less any charges for damage, breakages and unpaid bills at the end of the tenancy. In many cases, long term rentals will be plus bills, so check which bill are included. Most long term rentals include community charges and Suma.
Most long term rentals will be furnished in some form, from fully furnished to part furnished, the number of unfurnished properties will be very limited.
Short term rentals
Rentals of less than 3 months are classed as short term rentals so if you are looking for over the summer months these will normally be more expensive than a long term rental though they may include bills.
Winter rentals are normally available for the period between September and end of May
Buying a property
Of those who are looking to move to Spain permanently, many are now looking to rent a property in the area they would like to live, see if they like it before making the move to buy a property for permanent living. For those looking to buy property in Spain or even other parts of Europe, then we have a selection of apartments, town houses, and villas for sale, on our property in Spain site, which you can access via our sales tab at the top of this page.
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