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Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Medellín – 2019 Survey - Medellin Guru
In 2019, we surveyed 750 furnished apartments in 6 popular neighborhoods in Medellín for expats to find out current furnished apartment rental costs.

Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Medellín – 2019 Survey Results

In 2019, we surveyed 750 furnished apartments in six popular neighborhoods in Medellín for expats to find out the current furnished apartment rental costs in the city.

I have been living in Medellín for over eight years and I have lived in six different barrios in the city. And I have frequently been asked by foreigners about the furnished apartment rental costs in Medellín.

With my Colombian wife’s help, over the past few weeks we surveyed 750 available furnished apartments in Medellín to find out what are the current furnished apartment rental costs in Medellín.

There are two main websites to find furnished apartment rentals in Medellín:

  • Airbnb – has over 1,000 furnished apartments listed in Medellín plus thousands of additional furnished apartments listed in other cities in Colombia. So, it has by far the biggest selection.
  • Nestpick – has hundreds of furnished apartments listed in Medellín plus additional furnished apartments listed in other cities in Colombia.

In addition, some real estate companies have furnished apartments available. Also, some local Colombian real estate companies may have furnished apartments available and they tend to list their apartments in Airbnb.

Our Medellín Furnished Apartment Rental Costs Survey Methodology

We only looked in the five of the most popular neighborhoods for expats in Medellín: El Poblado, Envigado, Laureles-Estadio, Sabaneta and Belén and we also included La Candelaria (El Centro), which is popular with some expats visiting the city.

By neighborhoods in the article we are referring to separate municipalities (Envigado and Sabaneta) and comunas in Medellín (El Poblado, Laureles-Estadio, Belén and La Candelaria).

In this survey, we only included furnished apartments with at least hot water, Wi-Fi Internet plus TV services as amenities. Also, we didn’t include any apartments that are larger than four bedrooms.

Note there is a wide range of costs for furnished apartment rentals in Medellín. Costs vary depending in location, size, number of bedrooms and amenities. There are several luxury apartments available as well as many more economical apartments with fewer amenities.

Furthermore, we didn’t include apartments listed on Airbnb in our survey if they did not have any positive ratings or any with less than three positive ratings, as these are considered riskier to rent. Also, some apartments are listed on multiple sites. So, we included apartments listed on multiple sites only once in our survey.

In addition, the pricing for furnished apartments tends to increase in Medellín during popular times of the year such as Feria de las Flores (the Medellín flower festival), Christmas and New Year’s. We only used the low-season rental prices in our survey.

Most of the furnished apartment rental prices we surveyed were priced in U.S. dollars (USD). But for those priced in Colombian pesos (COP) we converted using the exchange rate of 3,158 pesos to the USD.

Our Furnished Apartment Survey Findings

We surveyed a total of 750 furnished apartments with the majority (57 percent) located in El Poblado:

  • El Poblado – 429 apartments
  • Laureles-Estadio – 148 apartments
  • Sabaneta – 53 apartments
  • Envigado – 45 apartments
  • Belén – 38 apartments
  • La Candelaria (El Centro) – 37 apartments

The majority of the furnished apartment rentals we surveyed have a minimum rental period of only 1-3 days. But nearly 30 percent of the furnished apartments we surveyed have a minimum rental period of 30 days.

Most furnished apartments have both daily and monthly rates. And the monthly rate usually reflects a discount to the daily rate. Over 80 percent of the furnished apartments we surveyed offer a discount for monthly rates compared to daily rates.

The discounts for the monthly rate ranged from 1.3 percent up to 59 percent compared to the daily rate. The average discount for those providing monthly discounts was 21.1 percent.

In addition, many furnished apartment rentals in Medellín require a security deposit; over 60 percent of the apartments we surveyed required a security deposit. The security deposit charges ranged from $100 to $500 and averaged $215.

Also, most furnished apartment rentals in Medellín require a cleaning fee. And 88 percent of the 750 apartments we surveyed had a cleaning fee listed. The cleaning fees ranged from $5 to $99 and averaged $28.

In our below 2019 furnished apartment rental costs survey results, we didn’t include any security deposits or cleaning fee.

Apartment buildings near Santafé mall in El Poblado, Medellín

Apartment buildings near Santafé mall in El Poblado, Medellín

1. El Poblado – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs 

El Poblado is the most popular neighborhood for foreigners living in or visiting Medellín. Also, El Poblado is the most upscale neighborhood in the city.  In addition, El Poblado is where the most hotels and furnished apartments catering to foreigners are located.

El Poblado is primarily an Estrato 6 neighborhood with about 74 percent of the households rated at estrato 6. Also, it’s where the most expensive real estate and most expensive apartment rentals in the city tend to be located.

I lived for over a month over eight years ago in a furnished apartment in El Poblado during an early trial of living in Medellín. It didn’t take me long to determine that El Poblado wasn’t for me. I prefer to live in a neighborhood that has a lower cost of living and isn’t as westernized.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 429 furnished apartment rentals in El Poblado:

  • 200 apartments were 1-bedroom or studios rents ranging from $24.83 to $160 per day or $634 to $3,360 per month
  • 143 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $27 to $500 per day or $729 to $10,500 per month.
  • 67 apartments were 3-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $34 to $360 per day or $918 to $9,002 per month.
  • 19 apartments were 4-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $66.40 to $620 per day or $1,821 to $15,302 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for the furnished apartments in El Poblado based on our survey:

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in El Poblado

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in El Poblado

Apartment buildings in Laureles, Medellín

Apartment buildings in Laureles, Medellín

2. Laureles-Estadio – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs

Laureles-Estadio is another popular neighborhood for foreigners living in Medellín. It has many areas with tree-lined streets and much fewer high-rise apartments than are found in El Poblado. Also, Laureles is primarily a residential neighborhood.

In our survey we found that Laureles-Estadio has many more furnished apartments available than in Envigado. Laureles-Estadio is primarily an estrato 4 and 5 neighborhood with 99 percent of the households rated at estrato 4 or 5.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 148 furnished apartment rentals in Laureles-Estadio:

  • 94 apartments were 1-bedroom or studios with rents ranging from $15 to $65 per day and $386 to $1,755 per month.
  • 31 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from with rents ranging from $26.23 to $102 per day and $590 to $2,012 per month.
  • 21 apartments were 3-bedroom apartment with rents ranging from $31.13 to $103 per day and $760 to $2,443 per month.
  • 2 apartments were 4-bedroom apartments with rents of $41.27 and $51.70 per day and $1,052 and $1,431 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for furnished apartments in Laureles-Estadio based on our survey:

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Laureles-Estadio

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Laureles-Estadio

Apartment buildings in Sabaneta

Apartment buildings in Sabaneta

3. Sabaneta – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs

Sabaneta is located directly south of Envigado. Sabaneta is a separate municipality from Medellín. Sabaneta has been booming with developers building many apartment buildings over the past several years. With all the new apartment buildings in the area there are many rentals available.

In addition, Sabaneta has become increasingly popular with foreigners looking for an alternative. Furnished rentals in Sabaneta can be much cheaper than El Poblado and Envigado.

In addition, Sabaneta is more of a working-class community like Belén. 98 percent of the housing in Sabaneta is estrato 2 to 4. And only 2 percent is estrato 1, 5 or 6.

I currently live in Sabaneta. Since I have lived in Sabaneta for over three years I hear English more and more around town as more foreigners discover the area.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 53 furnished apartment rentals in Sabaneta:

  • 15 apartments surveyed were 1-bedroom or studios with rents ranging from $19.80 to $48.86 per day or $545 to $1,071 per month.
  • 18 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments rents ranging from $24.00 to $77.50 per day or $544 to $2,324 per month.
  • 20 apartments were 3-bedroom apartment rents ranging from $22.70 to $83.67 per day or $622 to $2,510 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for the furnished apartments in Sabaneta based on our survey:

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Sabaneta

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Sabaneta

4. Envigado Apartments – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs

Envigado is a popular neighborhood for foreigners living in Medellín. Most notably, Envigado is less commercial than El Poblado and it is located directly south of El Poblado.

Envigado has many areas with tree-lined streets and it has fewer high-rise apartments than are found in El Poblado. In addition, Envigado is considered to be more of a working-class community. In Envigado, 96 percent of housing is in estrato 2 to 5 and only 4 percent is in estrato 1 or 6.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 45 furnished apartment rentals in Envigado:

  • 10 of the apartments surveyed were 1-bedroom or studios with rents ranging from $25.83 to $65 per day or $775 to $1,755 per month.
  • 9 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $18.33 to $82 per month or $396 to $2,214 per month.
  • 21 apartments were 3-bedroom apartment with rents ranging from $29.50 to $110 per day or $814 to 2,979 per month.
  • 5 apartments were 4-bedroom apartment with rents ranging from $25.87 to $114 per day or $686 to 1,458 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for furnished apartments in Envigado based on our survey:

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Envigado

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Envigado

Apartment buildings in the Loma de los Bernal barrio in Belén

Apartment buildings in the Loma de los Bernal barrio in Belén

5. Belén – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs

Belén is a neighborhood that is slowing becoming more popular for foreigners living in Medellín. And Belén is the comuna where I lived for over four years in three different barrios (Fatima, Loma de Los Bernal and Los Alpes)

Belén is more of a working-class community with 98 percent of the housing in estrato 2 to 5 and only 2 percent in estrato 1.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 38 furnished apartment rentals in Belén:

  • 22 the apartments surveyed were 1-bedroom or studios with rents ranging from $13.10 to $32.77 per day or $363 to $983 per month.
  • 7 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $26.23 to $81.97 per day or $787 to $1,451 per month.
  • 7 apartments were 3-bedroom with rents ranging from $24.60 to $54.10 per day or $493 to $1,387 per month.
  • 2 apartments were 4-bedroom with rents of $36.12 and $41.27 per day and $1,052 and $1,059 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for the furnished apartments in Belén based on our survey.

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Belén

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Belén

Apartment buildings on Av. La Playa in La Candelaria

Apartment buildings on Av. La Playa in La Candelaria

6. La Candelaria (El Centro) – 2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs

The center of Medellín is the La Candelaria comuna, which is also known as El Centro. La Candelaria has a rough reputation and can be chaotic during the day with many people. And care should be taken at night when El Centro empties out.

But there some parts of La Candelaria that should not be overlooked. For example, the area near the San Diego mall is part of La Candelaria.

I have met several expats visiting Medellín choosing to stay in La Candelaria for its central location and the lower cost of living. And there are several high-rise apartment buildings in the area with very nice views of the city.

About 93 percent of the homes in La Candelaria are rated as estrato 3, 4 or 5. And 7 percent are rated as estrato 2.

Also, there are several Medellín metro stations on Line A serving La Candelaria including Exposiciones, Alpujarra, San Antonio, Parque Berrio and Prado.

Here are the results of our 2019 survey of 38 furnished apartment rentals in La Candelaria:

  • 19 of the apartments surveyed were 1-bedroom or studios with rents ranging from $16.60 to $37.20 per day or $446 to $900 per month.
  • 14 apartments were 2-bedroom apartments with rents ranging from $16.77 to $37.20 per day or $446 to $1,116 per month.
  • 4 apartments were 3-bedroom with rents ranging from $25.90 to $77.50 per day or $554 to $2,004 per month.

The following are the average rental prices for the furnished apartments in La Candelaria (El Centro) based on our survey.

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in La Candeleria (El Centro)

2019 Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in La Candeleria (El Centro)

Medellin Guru’s Guide to Renting Apartments and Choosing a Neighborhood

On the Medellin Guru website, we have a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to renting apartments and choosing a neighborhood in Medellín found in several articles, including:

Renting Unfurnished Apartments:

Renting Furnished Apartments:

Buying Apartments

Choosing a Neighborhood in Medellín:

Also, we have several articles that can be used to help foreigners choose a neighborhood in Medellín:

The Bottom Line: Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Medellín – 2019 Survey

Our survey found there is a wide ranges of prices for furnished apartments in Medellín and the Aburrá Valley with both luxury and more economical furnished apartments available. In El Poblado in particular there are many luxury furnished apartments including many penthouses that tout many amenities.

On average, the furnished apartments available in El Poblado are typically more expensive to rent than in other neighborhoods in the metro area.

Our survey found that you can save substantially by renting a furnished apartment in Laureles-Estadio, Sabaneta, Envigado, Belén or La Candelaria compared to renting in El Poblado. But you may not have as many amenities, as the apartments in El Poblado tend to have more amenities.

El Poblado still has the biggest selection of furnished apartments available in the metro area. But other neighborhoods in the city are starting to have many more furnished apartments available. So, the bottom line is you now have more options available for furnished apartment rentals than in previous years. And the furnished apartment rental market in Medellín is becoming more competitive.

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35 thoughts on “Furnished Apartment Rental Costs in Medellín – 2019 Survey Results”

    1. David Smith April 27, 2021

      Hi Jeff thank you and your wife for the information I have been looking for places for long term rent have explained my fiance and daughter do not do drugs drink or smoke and are quiet nature and animals lovers but not one seems to want to rent long term I guess because I can only afford 500 a month I have tried Airbnb and other places but they only offer rooms in peoples houses and the rents in Medellin seem insane my cat broke my other PC and this one is old Moses brought it down with the ten commandments LOL I would like to live in Colombia but the rent seems a bit much unless I go for a place that has no furnishings and in a bad neighborhood well take care my friend I guess can re think back to my first places Russia where my fiance lives Bulgaria and maybe other places But none as good But will see if any places better than Colombia Take Care God bless David Olga and Alexandra

    2. Hi Jeff,

      Your insights have been invaluable in helping our understanding of all things Medellin. I immediately began supporting your Patreon.

      We recently relocated to Medellin for an unspecified amount of time (we tend to do month-to-month rentals at the moment while working remotely).

      Question related to this particular article… Do you consider AirBnb and Nestpick to be the best options for finding furnished apartments? I was digging through some TripAdvisor forums and some people mentioned fincaraiz, Metrocuadrado, and CompartoApto. We quickly checked some of the listings and there seem to be some decent prices – but obviously we’re slightly unsure of the sites.

      Any thoughts? Many, may thanlks!

    3. Russ L Russell February 16, 2021

      Excellent article. I can tell that you investigated and obtained an abundance of information. Not your ordinary “apartments available” article. Good work Jeff, and thanks to your wife for her assistance to you. Keep up the good and thorough work.

    4. James Priester May 31, 2020

      WOW! I am very impressed in so many ways with your company as well as how it is, no doubt, proud of Colombia and what it offers. The degree of research, detail, care, thought and thoroughness is a bit overwhelming. Note taking is essential when going through all that you write about. Very informative and educational.

      I’ve been narrowing my search about where to relocate. Colombia is a beautiful country with a vast historical background elaborated upon in some impressive museums. Your input is most appreciated.

      Now, back to my studying Spanish, no doubt needed.

    5. I have been thinking about retirement in Medellin… They have a VA Clinic in Sabaneta & my total income is $1200 per month…. Im thinking of staying in a Hostel 1st & look for a family to learn Spanish & a room… is there a web site for host family to learn more spanish

    6. Hello. I would be very interested in finding out if there are any yearly rentals and what kind of discount that would include.

      Thanks..Dennis

      • As it says in the article, over 80 percent of the furnished apartments we surveyed offer a discount for monthly rates compared to daily rates. The discounts for the monthly rate ranged from 1.3 percent up to 59 percent compared to the daily rate. The average discount for those providing monthly discounts was 21.1 percent.

        And with some owners you could likely negotiate a bigger discount for a longer period.

    7. MARTIN SAMUEL July 30, 2019

      I love your article and the way you put it all so clearly. Is it possible to rent for a year or more? Is the Internet available without too much hassle? I am living in Thailand now and definitely looking for a change; something closer to the U.S.

      Best regards!

      • Yes, is possible to rent for a year or more. Some expats I have talked to that rent furnished apartments long-term rent an apartment found on Airbnb for a week or more. And if they like it they negotiate a lower rental rate for longer term.

    8. Dan Dascalescu April 25, 2019

      Thanks for compiling all this data! For those new to Medellin, it might help to explain what “estrato” means.

      Also, random fact: my apartment building recommended MedellinLiving as the #1 resource for new residents 🙂

      • Hi Dan, we explained estratos in our article about unfurnished apartments – https://medellinguru.com/2018-unfurnished-apartment-rental-costs/.

        Medellin Living was started in 2009 and has hundreds of posts from years ago that were never updated. I estimate that about 95 percent of the posts on that site are out-of-date and all that out-of-date content is one of the big reasons I launched Medellin Guru where all the content is being kept up-to-date.

        If your apartment building recommends Medellin Living perhaps it is due to this being a Casacol building? FYI, the founder of the Casacol real estate company in Medellin is an owner of the Medellin Living site but this has not been disclosed by that site. The owners of Medellin Living have chosen to remain hidden after they bought the Medellin Living site from David Lee back in 2015.

    9. Great analysis and article as always. I have a couple of questions, on apartment RENTALS in Medellin. I don’t know which neighborhood I will rent in, but for these questions, assume a 1-BR, moderately priced.

      1. Does unfurnished usually mean no stove or refrigerator?
      2. The stoves in furnished apartments, are they normally gas or electric?
      3. If gas, does one buy or have delivered gas bottles, or is there normally a gas line into the apartment?
      4. Does unfurnished mean, as in France for example, nothing, no kitchen cabinets, just wires hanging from ceiling to connect your own lights.

      Thank you to anyone who contributes a response.

      • Hi JP, here are your answers:

        1. Unfurnished means no refrigerator and no wash machine or dryer or microwave. Most apartments will have a cooktop and some will also have an oven.
        2. Cooktops are normally gas.
        3. There is almost always a gas line to the apartment, which is also used for hot water. Tankless water heaters are most common.
        4. Unfurnished apartment will have kitchen cabinets. Also, will have light fixtures but may be just a can-type light fixtures in the ceiling and won’t have light bulbs that you have to supply.

    10. Jeff, Great article, appreciate the data and other insights like the info on the LifeAfar units.

    11. David James Noonan February 1, 2019

      Querido Jeff,
      I’m an old gringo who’s lived here en Campo Valdes with my late wife’s family since 1993 . While I have a 4 bedroom apartment on the first floor all to myself for all my stuff, 4 gatos and my dog Tani in the family house, they’ve never asked me for rent. My Paisa wife of 31 years, Maria Elena, died 3 years ago and before she died she asked her niece to take care of me because I didn’t want to return to the U.S. and Victoria has complied with her request. Victoria lives upstairs.

      Victoria’s daughter recently moved out and got her own modern 1 bedroom apartment apartment with a garage for her car. It’s a few blocks behind the now closed Salucoop clinic not in Campo Valdes and she pays 900,000 COP $290/mo and everybody here in Campo Valdes thinks she pays too much but she wanted a garage for her Logan.

      Even though Campo Valdes is next to Manrique, I’ve never had a problem. When I was younger and my legs were better I walked around Campo Valdes alone or with a dog and I never had a problem. Recently when I was in the hospital, the ladies on my block organized a group to go to the local church and pray for me even though I’m not a church-goer. I’m around the cornor from the fire station 3 blocks south of Manrique where I was advised never to go north of 45th ave. and I never did.

      I was born in Mass. and have lived in N.H., northern California con los hippies, west Florida, Miami, Cuba 40 yrs ago, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Canada un poco but I’m happiest here in Campo Valdes although Cuba was very special too (I worked with Canadian tourists).

      Getting back to Medellín, the prices charged for everything on the rich side of town are outrageous and los Paisas on the poor side of town say ‘all the robbers have headed for Poblado’. Parque Lleras, Ave Maria!

      The local casa de chicas is $19/hr and in two years I’ve never had a problem. It’s NOT in some dangerous Zona Roja where I would never go. You are correct advising people to be very careful about these dangerous red zones where gringo tourists are easy marks for robbery or worse. I get medical weed delivered to my door cheap. All the local restaurants are cheap. They pick up the garbage every Monday and Thursday without fail. The streets are clean. The local pharmacy delivers to my door and in 25 years I’ve never got any wrong or bad medicine. It certainly helps to have people here (like my late wife’s family) running interference for you and watching out for you. Plus some Español is necessary. On this side of town, nobody speaks English. I’ve lived in a lot of places and I’ve never been treated better than right here in Campo Valdes although I have very fond memories of Cuba so long ago. On Saturday nights the neighbors play their dance music and I play my grateful Dead and nobody’s ever complained. Los casas are open here patio to patio for fresh aire and sound.

      There are some nice safe barrios on this side of town. I can’t name them all because my only experience is Campo Valdes but Campo Valdes is really ok. It is a strata 3 lower middle class barrio with mostly families. Los bandas are all above 45th ave in Manrique. They stay up there and I stay down here so I’ve had no problems for 25 years. I’m an old hippie living on Social Security so I don’t attract the interest of the bad guys.

      Peace, el gringo viejo de Campo Valdes.

      P.S. – I’m the only gringo in Campo Valdes as far as I know. I’ve never seen another one here or heard of one. But gringos are welcolm here, it’s just that they like to go to the other side of town and pay 5 to 10 times as much. My water and electric bill is about $60/mo and tv, cable, telephone and Internet are about $80/mo. I still don’t have one of those new-fangled cellphones with the tiny buttons yet. Someday.

      • Harry May 7, 2019

        Dear David James.

        I found your reply very informative, in fact I will start to look up the area

      • David, thanks for sharing. Very interesting. We are hot and cold about whether to come to Medellin because of safety. Certainly a cold day today with these rent prices too.

        • Medellín unfortunately still has a bad security reputation to overcome that is for the most part undeserved. The reality in the city is that the security situation has improved dramatically over the past couple of decades. Take the precautions we recommend with our safety tips and your risk of being a victim of crime should be greatly reduced – https://medellinguru.com/medellin-security-safety-tips/

    12. I am currently in an airbnb for 5 weeks in EL Centro. I am on Ayacucho near Pabellion las Agua Tram station. I am paying $175 a week but I have air conditioning and a balcony and very modern furnishings. I saw a few cheaper places in this area on Airbnb, but I like to close the doors and windows at night and turn on the AC. My past 7 visits to Medellin were in the Oviedo area and I like this barrio much better.

    13. John Pazera January 31, 2019

      Wow. El Poblado is expensive!
      We rent an unfurnished 3 bedroom in Laureles because the furnished apartments are not worth the extra cost. Based on your survey on average we are saving over $600 a month.
      We have our own furniture that we like and not have to worry about and decorated to our taste. Worth the cost of furnishing it ourselves as we are long term renters.

    14. For country that is dealing with so much crimes and terrorism, obviously prices are too high !!

    15. Evidently prices are very high for a country that is trying to attract tourist, after all the problems with crimes and terrorism that is going on !!

      Unfurnished apartments are cheaper, BUT you need to have at least (2) local consigners with excellent
      credit, with a monthly income of 3 times, the monthly cost of the rent, plus they must be owners of property,
      in Colombia.

    16. Always fine this very interesting. What did you think of the LifeAFar properties? They do a lot of advertising on YouTube

      • Hi Bill, Lifeafar has some nice apartments in some good locations, which have amenities that tourists from the U.S. would expect. You can find cheaper rentals but you generally get what you pay for – fewer amenities and maybe not as well-located.

        • Thanks Jeff
          I thought prices might be a little high but for a quick two weeks visit it means the needs like you said
          Thanks again

    17. Thanks for the nice post. Could you add median numbers as the averages may be high due to some high priced rentals in Poblado

      • Hi Ken, thanks for the suggestion. Median numbers are added to the article. And you can see the median numbers are lower than the averages for El Poblado due to some high priced rentals.

    18. Thanks for this helpful survey. I see Medellin Living recently published a 2019 update for Medellin furnished apartments costs but only surveyed 350 apartments.

      • Actually, Medellin Living didn’t survey anything. They recently republished an article I wrote for them in early 2017 and didn’t change anything except remove my name as the author and they called it a 2019 update. I surveyed 350 apartments in 2017 with my wife helping and I wrote that article for Medellin Living.

        So, that post on Medellin Living published recently is not really a 2019 update. It is an old 2017 post that was republished a few days ago without updating the information. You can see that it still has the old exchange rate from 2017 when I wrote that article of “2,903 pesos to the U.S. dollar”.

        • So Medellin Living republished something you wrote in 2017 and called it a 2019 update. Shame on them!

          • Medelin Living is now worthless. A fake 2019 update and and everything on that site is old.

    19. Thanks for the helpful article. Some of the furnished apartments in El Poblado are expensive and overpriced for Medellin. $10,000 per month is crazy expensive.

      So many other locations in the city are better than El Poblado with lower prices for everything.

      • Welcome to El Poblado, the Beverly Hills of Medellin. $10,000 per month is absurd and overpriced properties must sit empty most of the time.

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