Property Jargon

A list of Spanish terms relevant to buying or renting a house or flat in Colombia and their English translations.

 

English Spanish
Apartment Apartamento
Bedroom Cuarto
Building Edificio
Building manager Administrador
Cosigner Codeudor
Contract Contrato
Deposit Depósito
Estate agents Inmobiliarios
Furnished Con muebles / Amueblado
Garden Fiador
Guarantor Aval / Consignatario
House Casa
Insurance Seguro
Landlord (formal) Arrendador / Proprietario
Lift Acensor
Living room Sala
Rental Arrienda
Tenant Arrendatario / Inquilino
To rent Alquiler / rentar
Unfurnished Sin muebles / Desamueblado