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Housing - Renting

Estoy buscando un/a ________________ para alquilar.
I am looking for a _______________ to rent.
Stating that you want to rent something
habitación
room
Type of accommodation
piso / apartamento
flat / apartment
Type of accommodation
estudio
studio flat / studio apartment
Type of accommodation
chalé
detached house
Type of accommodation
casa semiadosada
semi-detached house
Type of accommodation
casa adosada
terraced house
Type of accommodation
¿Cuánto es el alquiler al mes?
How much is the rent per month?
Asking how much the rent is
¿Están incluidos los gastos en el alquiler?
Are utilities included?
Asking if the expenses for electricity, gas and water are included
¿Cuánto es la fianza?
How much is the deposit?
Asking how much the deposit is
¿Cuándo puedo ir a ver el piso/la habitación?
When can I come for a viewing?
Asking when you can see the accommodation
El piso/apartamento está __________________.
The apartment is ________________.
Stating whether the accommodation is furnished or not
amueblado
furnished
Condition of the apartment
sin amueblar
unfurnished
Condition of the apartment
¿Se permiten mascotas?
Are pets allowed?
Asking if pets are allowed
¿Cómo se cambia de compañía eléctrica?
How can I switch the energy supplier?
Asking how you can switch the energy supplier
¿Cuántos inquilinos viven en el piso/apartamento?
How many other tenants are living in the apartment?
Asking how many other people are living in the apartment
¿Cuántas personas han venido a ver el piso/apartamento?
How many viewings has it had?
Asking how many people have already viewed the apartment
¿Puedo ver el historial de revisiones de la instalación eléctrica y el de la instalación del gas?
Can I see electrical and gas installation checks/reports?
Asking if you can see the electrical and gas installation checks/reports
¿Cuánto dura el contrato de arrendamiento?
How long is the lease?
Asking how long the lease is
¿Ha habido algún conflicto entre los vecinos?
Have there been any neighbor disputes?
Asking if there have been disagreements among the neighbors
¿Han hecho alguna reforma?
What renovations have been done?
Asking what renovations have been done
¿Cuántos años tiene la caldera y cuándo pasó la última revisión?
How old is the boiler and when was it last inspected?
Asking how old the boiler is and when it was last inspected
¿Cuándo se renovó la instalación eléctrica por última vez?
When was it last rewired?
Asking when the apartment was last rewired
¿Quién vive arriba/abajo/al lado?
Who lives upstairs/downstairs/next door?
Asking who lives in the apartment upstairs/downstairs/next door
¿Tiene plaza de aparcamiento?
Is there a parking space included?
Asking if there is a parking space for your car
¿Han asesinado a alguien aquí?
Has anyone ever been murdered here?
Asking if anyone has been murdered there
¿Funciona ____________?
Does ___________ work?
Asking if the facilities work
la instalación de tuberías/cañerías
the plumbing
Facilities
la calefacción
the heating
Facilities
¿El casero se encarga de las reparaciones?
Is the landlord in charge of doing repairs?
Asking who is in charge of doing repairs
¿Dónde están los contadores del gas y de la electricidad?
Where are the gas and electricity meters?
Asking where the gas and the electricity meters are
¿Los electrodomésticos tienen garantía y manuales de instrucciones?
Do you have any instruction manuals or warranties on electrical items?
Asking if there are instructions manuals and warranties on the electrical items
¿Con qué compañía tienen contratada la luz/la conexión a Internet? ¿Con qué compañía tienen contratado el teléfono fijo?
Who supplies the energy, broadband and home phone?
Asking who supplies the energy, broadband and home phone
¿Dónde está el termostato?
Where is the thermostat?
Asking if you can see the thermostat
¿Puedo ver el certificado de seguridad de la instalación de gas?
Can I see the gas safety certificate?
Asking if you can see the gas safety certificate

Housing - Buying

¿Cuántas ofertas han hecho por la casa?
How many offers has it had?
Asking how many offers the house has had
¿Cuánto tiempo lleva la casa a la venta?
How long has it been on the market?
Asking how long the house has been on the market
¿Por qué se mudan los dueños?
Why are the vendors moving?
Asking why the house is being sold
¿Cuánto tiempo han vivido los dueños en la casa?
How long has the seller lived there?
Asking how long the seller has lived there
¿Qué está incluido en la venta?
What's included in the sale?
Asking what is included in the sale
¿Ha habido problemas de hundimiento del suelo?
Have there been any subsidence problems?
Asking if there have been any subsidence problems
¿Sería posible pagar menos por el traspaso?
Is it possible to find cheaper transferring?
Asking about finding a cheaper transfer of legal title of property
¿Sabe qué se está construyendo o se va a construir en la zona?
What is going to be built in this area in the future?
Asking what the development projects for that area are
¿Pueden retirar la casa del mercado para reservármela?
Can you take the house off the market?
Asking if the house can be taken off the market
¿De dónde son los azulejos de la cocina y del baño?
Where did the kitchen and bathroom tiles come from?
Asking where the previous owners bought the kitchen and bathroom tiles
¿De dónde son los muebles fijos, como los armarios de la cocina?
Where did the fixed furniture come from, e.g. kitchen cabinets?
Asking where the previous owners bought the fixed furniture