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Real Estate in Quito, Ecuador

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Sep 05, 2022

Summary: Expats and retirees talk about real estate in Quito, Ecuador? How do you find a home in Quito? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in Quito?

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

"Not easy... I was offered a teaching job at PUCE , then denied it when my papers came through very late but I knew the barrio where I wanted to live -- however, it has gone up in price and there were few options available. I walked around in the neighborhood I wanted to finally settle in and found what I need. This is a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED way to discover a good apt in Quito," said another person in Quito.

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What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Quito?

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"A "suite" or two rooms and bath, lovely little place, good dueno and furnished nicely with condominio fee monthly it's $460. in the swanky neightborhood of Gonzalez Suarez. Noise here is bad," said another person in Quito.

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What is the average cost of housing in Quito?

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If you are thinking about moving to Quito, cost of living in probably a key consideration. Expats commented about the cost of housing:

"Much lower. I bought an apartment for under $30k and I have rented another for just $150 a month," said another person in Quito.

About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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