The Guide to Buying Real Estate

Because of the difficult to meet requirements to rent an apartment or house in Colombia, many foreigners choose to buy a home instead. Then they find out that it means buying 100% cash as there’s no leveraging possible here. Here’s your guide […]

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Rents: City to City Comparison

These are sample rents obtained via real estate search engines. They are random: It’s possible to find apartments at lower or higher rents. We did not find listings within our parameters in all medium sized cities (Ex: Armenia). In all examples, a […]

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The Definitive Guide to Apartment Rentals

Updated on September 7, 2022 Renting an apartment in Colombia for foreigners can be challenging. Much has been said on social networks on the topic including many falsehoods. This guide will tell you everything you need to know to successfully get a […]

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Understanding Real Estate Listings

Real estate for sale or rent ads whether online (metrocuadrado.com, fincaraiz.com.co, etc.), in real estate agency windows or in newspapers and magazines will most likely be in Spanish and will use the measures and expressions found below. Canon (Cah-non): The monetary value […]

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Apartments: What you Can Expect

There‚Äôs a lot of apartment and townhouse closed communities in major Colombian cities, and a large number of units within them are owned by investors who rent them out to cover their mortgages and other costs while the property appreciates, not surprisingly! […]

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Understanding “Estratos”

Estratos, or strata, may be unique to Colombia but you’ll soon hear a lot about them especially if you look for a place to call your own here. An estrato is a stratum given to a residential building, house or complex ranging […]

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