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Find a Home in Madrid

If you've been on holiday to Spain and think that gives you an idea of what it's like to live in Madrid, then absolutely think again. Spain is an absolutely beautiful country, a holiday hotspot for many many families, and its capital city Madrid is a prime example of how the beauty of a country goes a lot further than its potential for holiday fun. If you're considering making the move to live in one of Europe's prettiest cities, then just keep on reading for some tips to help you find a fantastic home in Madrid.


If you’ve been on holiday to Spain and think that gives you an idea of what it’s like to live in Madrid, then absolutely think again. Spain is an absolutely beautiful country, a holiday hotspot for many many families, and its capital city Madrid is a prime example of how the beauty of a country goes a lot further than its potential for holiday fun. If you’re considering making the move to live in one of Europe’s prettiest cities, then just keep on reading for some tips to help you find a fantastic home in Madrid.

Find a beautiful home in Madrid

Just like with any city that you’re looking to move to, we do recommend doing a bit of research just off your own back to ensure that the city is going to be right for you Some of the things you might want to consider looking into are:

  • different areas. Many cities are divided up into areas, and not all of them are going to fit your requirements for where you want to live, whether that’s because of the area’s reputation, or because of your budget.
  • local crime rates, and similar statistics. These can be important when it comes to you deciding exactly where you’d like to live.
  • the rental or purchase process in the country
  • whether you need to be fluent in the language or not to get by/be able to find a job

There are plenty of other things that you’ll probably need to look into in addition to these, but this gives you a good place to start.

One thing you’ll definitely want to do when looking for a home in a city that’s completely new to you is to approach a brilliant Real Estate Agent with lots of local knowledge to help fill the gaps in your own knowledge. Agents such as these (link) can give you additional support and guidance which can prove to be invaluable when you’re in a brand new city looking for somewhere to live.

It’s important to note that, as it’s a capital city, Madrid’s Real Estate is really rather expensive; as a result of this, at least to begin with, you may want to look at renting a property until you’re financially stable enough to make the leap and purchase. Of course, this will all depend on your individual circumstances, but it’s something to note.

Check out this article from Expat Arrivals for more great tips for moving to Madrid.

Real Estate, redefined

Whether you’re looking to move to beautiful sun-soaked Madrid, or culture steeped Berlin, we at Domobase can expedite your property search process and put you straight in touch with the people that matter. We connect you with only the very best Real Estate Agents and Landlords in the area you’d like to move to, the easiest way possible. All you need to do is download our app, fill in your details and link up your social media profile. Within a few days, up to three first rate industry professionals will get in touch with you with great properties that fit exactly what you need!


Charlotte is the content creator for Domobase, a freelance content marketer and creative fiction writer. When not scribbling away, she can usually be found with her nose in a book.