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In this article we will give you some tips on how to rent a property, whether for a seasonal or long term stay. At Ghat Apartments we have more than 20 years of experience in the tourist sector, we are one of the main agencies of short term accommodation in Barcelona with about one hundred apartments for tourists in almost all the neighborhoods of Barcelona, Pyrenees and Sitges, therefore, we want to help you to rent your home.

Floor care and maintenance

Before renting an apartment, it is advisable to make a thorough check, it is recommended that the property is clean and without major damage. The ideal is to leave everything ready, if the walls are not in very good condition give them a coat of paint, bathrooms and kitchens correct, this will increase the rental price that you can offer, the goal is that the prospective tenant can imagine making his life there.

For furnished apartments, check that the washing machine, refrigerator, stove and heater are working. It is important to check the water, gas and electricity installations and, in older buildings, to check the water pressure in the bathroom. In addition, it is advisable to ask for a certificate of the gas revision.

Photographs and videos


Photographs and videos will be very necessary to illustrate the publications that will be made from the different rental platforms. Choosing the best time of day to take photographs is important, lighting is best in the early morning or late afternoon as it will give the images a warm and visually pleasing natural light. Avoid artificial light whenever possible and never distort the reality of the property.

There is a lot of advice on the internet about when and how to take pictures or videos, if you find it complicated or you are not convinced by the pictures you have taken, it would be better to hire the services of a professionalRemember that images sell and that photos of your property for rent can influence the number of contact responses you receive.

Setting the rental price


To get the right price you must find a balance between what you want and what the market demands. We professionals handle several market studies taking into account data of similar rents, which can be a good negotiation argument. The rental price will be influenced by the area, the meters, the condition of the property, the terrace, the condition of the building, the extras offered by the property such as parking, communal area, etc.

In Ghat Apartments we take care of everything, you will not have to worry about anything, just leave everything in our hands. We help you from giving your apartment a facelift to finding the right tenant.

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