A guide to useful words, terms and phrases in Spanish relating to buying or renting a house or apartment in Spain. The words you need when reading the classified or property advertisements. Words and terms are listed alphabetically in Spanish.
|A estrenar||brand new|
|Aire acondicionado||air conditioning|
|Antiguo/a||old or antique|
|Apartamento/piso amueblado||furnished apartment or flat|
|Apartamento/piso duplex||duplex apartment or flat|
|Apartamento/piso en alquiler||apartment or flat for rent|
|Armario empotrados||fitted/built-in wardrobe|
|Ascensor||lift or elevator|
|Ático||penthouse or top floor apartment with terrace|
|Baño/cuarto de baño||bathroom|
|Bien situado/comunicado||good location|
|Buen estado||good condition|
|Calefacción general||Single boiler heats a building; occupants cannot control when it is turned on or off. Cost is divided between them.|
|Calefacción individual||House with its own boiler; the occupant can control the heat as desired and pays for individual use.|
|Calle mayor||main street|
|Casa de época||old house/period home|
|Casa rural||rural house|
|Casa urbana||urban property|
|Corrala||tenement apartments that look on to an interior courtyard|
|Cortijo||country estate/country house/farmhouse|
|Cuarto de baño||bathroom|
|Mediodia orientación||south-facing or orientation|
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