How much does it cost to rent a place in your town? (CCMA, 10 March 2019)

  • How much does it cost to rent a place in your town? Prices are already higher than in 2008

  • Original headline in Catalan: Quant val llogar un pis al teu municipi? Els preus ja superen els nivells del 2008

  • By Frances Serra and Montse Enrubia. Published on CCMA on 10 March 2019

  • Summary from Google Translate:

    • Rental prices soar in Catalonia: the average prices are already above the levels reached back in 2008, primarily in Barcelona and its metropolitan area.

    • According to official data, prices rose again in 2018, and in some counties they have been rising for five consecutive years.

    • In Barcelona, rental costs for a flat are, on average, 929 euros per month , almost 6% more than in 2017. The most expensive district is Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, where the price exceeds 1,260 euros; while Nou Barris is the district of Barcelona with the lowest price, 674 euros per month.

    • The most expensive town in Catalonia to rent a flat is Sant Vicenç de Montalt, where the average price is 1,250 euros.

  • Keywords: Spain, Barcelona, Catalonia, rent, rental cost, rent, rental housing, price hike

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