One of the most expedient ways to search for a place to rent in Reykjavík is in any one of the Facebook groups dedicated to advertising rooms and apartments for rent. These groups, however, by and large favour property owners over tenants through an administrative double standard.
AirBnB had broader effects as well. Ólafur Heiðar Helgason, from the Housing Financial Fund (HFF), found that AirBnB has contributed to apartment prices increasing by 5% to 9% from 2015 to 2017. Ólafur added that landlords can often make twice the amount on Airbnb that they would make renting their properties out to locals, undercutting incentives to provide housing for people who actually live here.
Recent listings include guesthouses and apartments in East Iceland in Borgarfjordur Eystri - Listed by: Owner or Private A beautiful guesthouse in East Iceland for sale. This guesthouse is located in a meticulously renovated fish factory in the center of Bakkagerdi in Borgarfjordur eystri.
Unsurprisingly, there is a considerable correlation between the age of the first buyers and the size of the apartments they buy. As the age of the first buyers has dropped, so has the average size of the apartments. Last year, the average apartment size for first-time buyers was 94 square meters, which is approximately 38 square meters smaller compared to the apartments that are bought by other groups.
Welcome to the vibrant center of Reykjavík. Austurhöfn now offers more than seventy bright and expansive apartments, many with sweeping views over the harbour and bay, located in a new development on the dock of the old harbour in the heart of the downtown area, next to the cultural center Harpa. The ease and comfort of your own home accompanies you down to the street level where you find a number of cafés, restaurants, bars and boutiques. When designing the area, the planning team looked at what the best public spaces in European cities have to offer and designed a new and vibrant neighbourhood that adds a completely new dimension to the downtown area.
The apartments come in many types and sizes. Some offer an ocean or mountain views and others overlook the city centre or the private garden area, but they all share the the same painstaking attention to detail regarding finishing touches, home furnishing and service. Whatever your needs you can find a home that meets your demands.
Austurhöfn sets a new standard in Reykjavík apartments regarding ambitious services to the residences. An employee of the complex will take care of cleaning and maintenance of all common areas. Residences will also have access to services at the 5star Reykjavik Edition hotel next door on special terms, e.g. housekeeping, cleaning and laundry services, transportation, concierge and room service and access to the luxury fitness and spa area. On top of that the location offers great accessibility to various services nearby like the foodhall and shops on the first floor of Austurhöfn.
Permits under the second paragraph of the article may not be issued to foreign states, government authorities, state-run enterprises or other foreign public bodies (see, however, Article 11 of the Act); foreign states are permitted to acquire real property for their embassy offices, the residences of senior embassy staff and apartments for other embassy employees.
The average rent for a centrally located one-bedroom apartment in Reykjavík is ISK 185,000 (USD 1,270, EUR 1,220) per month. This website offers information on the cost of renting an apartment. The figures show the price per square meter in various parts of the country.
Two Bed Two Bath Apartments are an ideal solution for groups and families of all ages. As in the name, these apartments offer two bathrooms and two bedrooms, both with king size beds that can be replaced by two twin beds upon request. In the living room, there is a pull out sofa bed, brightly lit dining area and a fully equipped open kitchen. With these apartments, we aim to make group travel a little less stressful.
The utility cost in Iceland for one month for an average-sized apartment is around $112, and this includes electricity, heating, cooling, water, and garbage. Using the Internet costs $69 per month and the mobile tariff for one minute is 16 cents.
The housing cost in Iceland with included utilities starts from $766 and above. Renting a one-bedroom apartment in the city center costs $1370, while a three-bedroom apartment will set you back for almost $2100.
Einar Jonsson Sculpture garden and museum is within 1 km off the venue, while The Statue of Leif Eiriksson is about 0.9 km away. Guests can find the unique Icelandic Phallological Museum in the area. Within 125 metres from the apartment, Ban Thai Restaurant and M i x e D serve a wide selection of dishes. Take a few minutes' cab ride to see Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.
Place was very good and next door tolaugavegur shopping street. There were good restaurants within walking distance of the apartment. Extremely helpful staff who provided attentive service. It had luxurious private bathroom.
I loved this quiet apartment, everything was excellent. The location was perfect & central. Besides, to have a supermarket and stores next to the property was a bonus. Beds were very comfortable, and bedrooms were separate... 59ce067264