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Can anyone tell me wether it makes a diference if you rent long term
furnished or unfurnished
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I have a feeling that two months deposit is now the max requirement for furnished, & 1 for unfurnished, under the most recent rule changes - but I might be wrong


that's the only difference I can think of atm
 

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I think Xabi is correct but I also think you can still haggle if they are asking for two months deposit...
 

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The first flat I rented in Cadiz was unfurnished and the latest is furnished and in both cases I was only asked for a month's deposit.
 

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We are currently searching for our second - this time, 'permanent' rental, in Spain.

If, unfurnished - long term rentals seem to be renewable - whereas, the furnished, in our area, are often only available, until June 2014. The Landlord, then offers the property for short term holiday rental.

Beware, 'Long term' isn't always as it seems !!!

The larger properties, often, request 2 months as a deposit, plus 1 month, in advance.

We haven't, yet, got to the negotiating stage - but only paid 1 month, in advance for our current rental.
 

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We are currently searching for our second - this time, 'permanent' rental, in Spain.

If, unfurnished - long term rentals seem to be renewable - whereas, the furnished, in our area, are often only available, until June 2014. The Landlord, then offers the property for short term holiday rental.

Beware, 'Long term' isn't always as it seems !!!

The larger properties, often, request 2 months as a deposit, plus 1 month, in advance.

We haven't, yet, got to the negotiating stage - but only paid 1 month, in advance for our current rental.
any contract of 6 months or over is automatically renewable under the LAU rules - unless the contract specifically states that it overrides the LAU
 

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any contract of 6 months or over is automatically renewable under the LAU rules - unless the contract specifically states that it overrides the LAU



These properties, although advertised as Long term lets, did say in the small print that they were only available until June 2014.... so, presumably, you would be agreeing to that date in the contract - even, though it would be a 6 month let !!
 

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These properties, although advertised as Long term lets, did say in the small print that they were only available until June 2014.... so, presumably, you would be agreeing to that date in the contract - even, though it would be a 6 month let !!
not unless they specifically say that the contract isn't subject to the LAU .......

the LAU overrides everything, unless that clause is present
 

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Hi all
Can anyone tell me wether it makes a diference if you rent long term
furnished or unfurnished
Depends on what information you are looking for, obviously one comes with furniture and the other without, so What do you need to know
 

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Depends on what information you are looking for, obviously one comes with furniture and the other without, so What do you need to know
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why didn't I think of that!!!


seriously though, a lot of people would think that unfurnished would give the tenant more security, as it might in other countries, and I think did here, in the past

but the reality is that the contracts are pretty much the same now, so it really makes no difference
 

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why didn't I think of that!!!


seriously though, a lot of people would think that unfurnished would give the tenant more security, as it might in other countries, and I think did here, in the past

but the reality is that the contracts are pretty much the same now, so it really makes no difference
ha ha ja, I know, I just couldn´t help that one.

I have found it very difficult to find unfurnished long term lets for people in this area, with some owners wanting to charge more for unfurnished because they would then have to pay for storage .
 
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