Living in Ecuador – Real Estate

Moving to Quito, Ecuador? EcuadorExplorer can help. The following information will lead you to the right places and people to make your move to Ecuador easy and enjoyable.

Renting for a period of less than one year:

If you will be in Quito for more than a month or two but less than a year, you may want to rent an apartment. Please visit our apartments page for helpful information.

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Renting a one bedroom furnished apartment for a period of less than one year or more with the following facilities:
Area: 65 m2.
Living and dining room furniture
Complete bedding
Fully furnished Kitchen
Handicap accessible Bathroom
Private telephone
Parking space
Is located in a secure building with a 12 hour guard from monday to friday and 24 hour guard on weekends. Close to Word Trade Center.
Price: $ 450 (This price does not included electricity and telephone expenses).
For more information please contact carmencordova@hotmail.com, ccordova@hospitaldelosvalles.com

Fully furnished and recently renovated apartments in colonial Quito – Terra Firma Properties specializes in the historic area of Colonial Quito and offers apartments to rent for foreigners for as short as two nights for up to one year. Our units are safe and offer the charm of Colonial Quito. We have apartments and colonial homes to rent and some amenities such as parking, fireplaces, Satellite TV and charming neighbourhood settings. For more information please go to www.colonialecuador.com

Family Salazar Delgado Apartments.- We offer fully furnished apartments (3, 2, 1 bedrooms) in Quito’s main tourist neighborhood: “La Mariscal” at 9 de Octubre and Veintimilla. All of our apartments have private bathrooms, dining room, kitchen, living room. Utilities (water,electricity,gas,WIFI,) are included in the rent price. The term of the lease may vary on your needs. For more information, please contact us at apartmentsquito@gmail.com / info@majesticquito.com

Homestay in Quito – submerge yourself in the culture and customs of Ecuador by living with an Ecuadorian family. A homestay is an excellent choice for those looking to truly learn about the Ecuadorian way of life and to improve their Spanish. Offering private bedroom, 2 meals a day, and laundry service, all in a warm and friendly family environment. Please contact katyguerreroponce@hotmail.com for more information.

Buying or renting an Apartment or House for a period of one year or more:
In order to find you the ideal apartment or house I need you to send me the following information:
An estimated budget.
Number of bedrooms required.
Neighborhood preference.
Do you have a particular neighborhood in mind?
Do you or your spouse already have a job and would like to be close to the office?
Would you like to be close to the children’s school?
Do you prefer a nearby suburb or in the city?
Of course the apartment/house is going to be in a safe neighborhood, we never recommend anything that could be dangerous.
Contact: maria@ecuadorexplorer.com

Nursery or Day Care

We highly recommend Mundo de Papel in Quito, contact: maru@uio.telconet.net
Or in Cumbaya, Kikirikids Learning Center, contact education@kikirikids.com

Primary and Secondary Schools

Learn Spanish
Visit our Spanish schools page for a list of Spanish schools in Ecuador.

Visas 
For stays over 6 months, you and all residing in Ecuador will need visas. See our Ecuador visas page for more information.
You may contact Bruce Horowitz, bhorowitz@pazhorowitz.com who will assist you with a free consultation on visa needs. He will need to know the primary activity that each person will be involved with to get the correct visa type.

International Clubs
The South American Explorer’s Club is highly recommend to help get you orientated, meet other foreigners and organize excursions around Ecuador.