Monthly Archives: November 2010

What Makes A Cuenca Neighborhood Great? – Part 1 – Safety

“Is this neighborhood any good?” is a common question that we receive here at Cuenca Condos.  We get it – you don’t want to end up in a crummy part of Cuenca, or stuck in a dangerous area where you’re not going to feel safe.  That having been said, how can you judge a neighborhood in Cuenca?

We’re not going to leave you guessing.  We’ll be doing a series over the next few months on this theme, covering issues of neighborhood safety, medical care, restaurant options, tienda prevalence, entertainment options, access to transport, green space/parks, and air quality for some of the most desirable neighborhoods in Cuenca.

Stay tuned, and welcome to this week’s feature issue:  Safe Neighborhoods in Cuenca.

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Thanksgiving in Cuenca

It’s the time of year when millions of Americans begin to reflect on what it is that they are thankful for this year.  For us, the answer is no mystery:  We’re thankful to be in Cuenca.

Originally, the staff at Cuenca Condos hailed from some of the most bitterly cold regions of the US.  In Michigan, for example, locals are digging out their snow shovels, oiling up their snowblowers, and wondering if this year they’ll need to put chains on the tires.  In Oregon, week after week of gray, cloudy weather and rain has a permanent chill in the bones of the natives in the winter months.


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How much does it cost to furnish a rental in Cuenca?

A common question we get is, “How much will it cost to furnish a rental in Cuenca?” We hear this constantly from our rental clients, so now we are going to share the answer with everyone. While it may appear to cost a few thousand dollars to purchase furnishings for your rental, the true answer to this question is “Nothing.”

You may find it hard to believe, but buying furniture for your apartment, house, or condo in Cuenca can actually save you tons of money.

Rental prices for unfurnished units can be as much as 50% lower than an equivalent rental that comes fully furnished. Let’s do the math.


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