No Guarantor Needed To Rent An Apartment In Colombia

“Kathleen, does an expat need a sponsor (guarantor) to rent an apartment in Colombia?”

–Georgia M., United States


For short-term rental, definitely no.

As discussed during this week’s event in Medellín, with a long-term rental, some local landlords may ask for references or a bigger deposit from a foreigner, but this isn’t common.

Renting in Colombia is nothing like trying to rent an apartment in France, for example, where the poor would-be renter must prepare and present a dossier, including, yes, a letter from a guarantor.

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