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Real Estate in Salento, Colombia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 10, 2023

Summary: People living in Salento, Colombia offer advice about real estate. How do you find a home in Salento? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in Salento?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"Finding a place to live in Salento involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and the type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from a small apartment to a larger house, depending on your needs and financial situation. Next, you should research the different neighborhoods in Salento to find one that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Some areas might be closer to the city center, while others might be more residential and quiet. Once you have a general idea of where you'd like to live, you can start looking for specific listings. Websites like Airbnb, Booking.com, and local real estate websites can be useful resources. These sites allow you to filter by price, location, and type of accommodation, making it easier to find something that fits your criteria. In addition to online listings, consider reaching out to local real estate agents. They can provide valuable insight into the local market and may be able to show you properties that aren't listed online. If possible, plan a visit to Salento before making a final decision. This will give you a chance to see the different neighborhoods in person, visit potential homes, and get a feel for the city. Finally, once you've found a place you like, you'll need to negotiate the lease terms and sign a contract. Make sure to read the contract carefully and ask any questions you might have before signing. Remember, finding a place to live can take time, so be patient and don't rush the process. With a bit of research and perseverance, you'll be able to find a great place to live in Salento, Colombia," explained one person living in Salento, Colombia.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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